The 2014 college football regular season is just about over, with only Saturday’s Army-Navy Game remaining before the bowl season begins. While a number of teams, like TCU, Mississippi State, and Georgia Tech, emerged from the middle of their conferences to become real players on a national stage this year, many others put together incredibly disappointing campaigns. Some teams with preseason championship aspirations fell apart early in the year, while others had early momentum derailed by bad mid-season losing streaks.
Many of the teams listed here are going to bowls, and some might even have records that many other programs would take most years. However, success in college football is often all about context, and this year, each of these teams has to think that things could have gone better. Here are the ten programs that have had the most disappointing 2014 seasons.