The 2020 season was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States; all of the Power Five conferences initially announced plans to play a fall football season beginning on August 29, but largely limiting non-conference games to reduce the extent of interstate travel. The ACC, Big 12, and SEC, as well as several other Group of Five conferences, began their seasons in September, while independent Notre Dame agreed to play a full conference schedule with the ACC. The NCAA waived bowl eligibility rules because so many teams played so few games after many were cancelled either over fear of COVID-19 or confirmed cases.
The always-controversial College Football Playoff (CFP) system had more detractors than usual as teams that many in the nation thought undeserving made the cut of four teams to make the playoffs. The team most often cited as "robbed" in the CFP was Texas A&M University
This 5-Pack includes the top 5 teams of 2020 according to the final AP Poll.