Here's a look at the 12 teams the BYU Cougars will face in 2012 and how they fared in spring practice.
2011 record: 4-8 (2-7 Pac-12)
Key players: RB Carl Winston, WR Marquess Wilson
Spring wrap-up: Quarterback Jeff Tuel likely to start at QB with lots of weapons on offense
Conference: Big Sky
2011 record: 5-6 (5-3 Big Sky)
Key players: RB C.J. Tuckett, DE Trevor Pletcher
Spring wrap-up: Defense rules the day in Wildcats' spring game
2011 record: 8-5 (4-5 Pac-12)
Key players: QB Jordan Wynn, RB John White IV
Spring wrap-up: After struggling at quarterback last season, the Utes showed strength at the position this spring.
2011 record: 12-1 (6-1 MWC)
Key players: RB D.J. Harper, DT Michael Atkinson
Spring wrap-up: The Broncos are rebuilding, but they had plenty of standout performers this spring.
2011 record: 6-7 (3-4 WAC)
Key players: QB David Graves, RB Will Gregory
Spring wrap-up: New head coach and former Ute and Cougar Norm Chow is installing a new pro-style offense.
Conference: WAC (moving to MWC in 2013)
2011 record: 7-6 (5-2 WAC)
Key players: QB Chuckie Keeton, WR Chuck Jacobs
Spring wrap-up: The Aggies are doing well at replacing players in important positions.
Conference: Pac-12 North
2011 record: 3-9 (3-6 Pac-12)
Key players: QB Sean Mannion, RB Jordan Jenkins
Spring wrap-up: Beavers coach Mike Riley is pleased with the progress of his safeties and linebackers.
2011 record: 8-5
Key players: LB Manti Te'o, RB Cierre Wood
Spring wrap-up: The Irish have four quarterbacks competing for the starting spot.
2011 record: 8-5 (5-3 ACC)
Key players: QB Tevin Washington, LB Jeremiah Attachou
Spring wrap-up: The Yellow Jackets endured some growing pains during spring practice.
2011 record: 2-10 (1-6 WAC)
Key players: QB Taylor Davis, LB Robert Siavii
Spring wrap-up: The Vandals still have a lot of questions to answer in fall camp.
2011 record: 5-7 (3-4 WAC)
Key players: QB David Fales, WR Noel Grigsby
Spring wrap-up: The Spartans are optimistic after a very competitive spring game.
2011 record: 4-9 (2-5 WAC)
Key players: WR Kemonte Bateman, DB Darien Johnson
Spring wrap-up: Both sides of the ball played well during the Aggies' spring camp.