College football is back, which means the College Football Imperialism Map is back as well.
Last year, Reddit user Nathan Bingham created the map, which tracks teams’ wins and losses in terms of land, like the board game Risk. Basically, if a team beats another team, they acquire their land, along with the land of the teams that program has beaten this season. So, in Kentucky’s case, Kentucky started the season with the land closest to them and after beating Central Michigan, they now own the Chippewas’ territory as well. A win over Florida (!!!!) would give the Cats a chunk of the Sunshine State (Charleston Southern’s land was apparently too small to register on the map).
Here’s how the map has progressed from the preseason to now:
For more on the map — which is now called the College Football Empires Map — head on over to its new home at SBNation.