Football 2012 Preseason Top 25 Rankings

1USC College Football 2012 Team PreviewUSCTouchdown...Barkley to Woods. Get used to hearing that this season as the Trojans offense will be explosive.
2LSU College Football 2012 Team PreviewLSULSU will win plenty of games with their defense. The Tigers host Bama, so they are the SEC favorites.
3Alabama College Football 2012 Team PreviewAlabamaAlabama will look for another BCS national championship this year, but first they must worry about Michigan.
4Oklahoma Logo
OklahomaThere is no denying the talent OU boasts on the offensive side of the ball, but championships are won with defense.
5#5 Oregon Football 2012 Preview
OregonEven though Chip Kelly must replace QB Thomas and RB James, Oregon will again be a great and explosive team.
6Michigan College Football 2012 Team PreviewMichiganMichigan starts off the 2012 campaign with a bang, facing off against Alabama in Arlington. Denard will be tested early.
7Georgia College Football 2012 Team Preview
GeorgiaAfter a slow start and before a disappointing finish, Georgia was a great team in 2011. Consistency is key.
8Wisconsin College Football 2012 Team Preview
WisconsinOn the shoulders of Montee Ball and the ground game, Wisconsin should be headed back to the Big Ten title game.
9Virginia Tech College Football 2012 Team Preview
Virginia TechWhat happens when you combine the VT defense with a stellar quarterback like Logan Thomas? BCS Title hopes.
10Stanford College Football 2012 Team Preview
StanfordLife without Andrew Luck will begin at Stanford this year. The defense and ground game will need to be ready.
11South Carolina College Football 2012 Team PreviewSouth CarolinaCoach Steve Spurrier keeps putting a good product out on the field, but they may never be able to take the next step.
12Florida State College Football 2012 Team Preview
Florida StateFlorida State underachieved significantly in 2011. Perhaps the pundits were a year too early with this team.
13Oklahoma State College Football 2012 Team Preview
Oklahoma StateWeeden to Blackmon will be a phrase missed in Cowboy country, but this team has enough talent ready to emerge.
14Boise State College Football 2012 Team Preview
Boise StateBoise State should win the MWC again, but they have higher hopes than that and it starts in East Lansing.
15Arkansas College Football 2012 Team PreviewArkansasProlific quarterback Tyler Wilson has a new coach, but he can lead the Razorbacks to contention in the SEC.
16Texas College Football 2012 Team PreviewTexas
A little consistency on offense, especially at QB, would have the Longhorns back in the mix for a Big 12 title.
17Michigan State College Football 2012 Team Preview
Michigan StateThe Michigan State defense may be the best in the Big Ten, but the passing game has some major holes to fill.
18Auburn College Football 2012 Team Preview
AuburnAuburn had a ton of rebuilding to do and they did pretty good in 2011. They can build on that and be better in 2012.
19West Virginia Football 2012 Team PreviewWest VirginiaWest Virginia will have a tougher go of things in the Big 12, but the potent offense will make them immediate contenders.
20Clemson College Football 2012 Team PreviewClemsonGreat skill players are abundant, but Clemson will struggle if they cannot find quality bodies on both lines.
21Florida College Football 2012 Team PreviewFloridaThe Will Muschamp era got off to a slow start, but things will be better this year, especially if UF finds a consistent QB.
22Ohio State College Football 2012 Team PreviewOhio StateOSU only has pride to play for in 2012, but you can be sure Coach Meyer will have this offense cooking.
23TCU College Football 2012 Team Preview
TCUTCU, traditionally strong defensively, has the offense to keep up with their new Big 12 conference foes.
24Nebraska College Football 2012 Team Preview
NebraskaRex Burkhead and Taylor Martinez will get the headlines, but the Nebraska defense will be much better.
25Kansas State College Football 2012 Team Preview
Kansas StateKansas State is back in the national picture thanks to Coach Bill Snyder and quarterback Collin Klein.