Each new college football season gives teams a chance to improve on the previous year’s results. In some cases, teams have something to prove when they take the field in the first week.

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There have been a few programs in 2021 that didn’t quite live up to expectations, whether it was taking part in the national championship or just playing the bowl. However, these disappointments remain in the rearview mirror, and time heals all wounds.

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Now, there are only a couple of months left before these units get a chance to redeem themselves with great campaigns in 2022. All of the teams we’re reviewing today should be on a mission as soon as things start later this year.

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Here are eight teams that have a lot to prove in the 2022 college football season.