Every season, college football spends its first half spinning out intriguing story lines.

After that, the focus is on how many of them actually have staying power.

We're about to start finding out. Case in point:

Who knew the first dramatic Big XII showdown in 2017 would involve Frogs and Cyclones?

For the sheer joy of wondering what's gonna happen next in the stodgy halls of Power Five football, the Big XII has become appointment viewing. Next up in the distance would be the Pac-12.

The Daily Player does a weekly college football review, Good Snark Bad Snark, every Monday during the season. Check it out on a digital device near you.

While you're at it, wander over to Fanorama to view the nifty cool stuff we've rounded up for sports fans, like this handmade, bourbon brown beer holster:

handmade bourbon brown beer holster

Now, really, how could a hardcore tailgater not do that clicking thing and pick this up immediately? It's the original hands-free accessory device.

Is this an awesome deployment of 19th century technology or what!

We've had to bend light to price it at $29.99 because it needs to be out there, packing your primary or storing your spare. Your beer stayed chilled while your hands don't.

So if you're gonna koozie, you may as well do it in style!

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