Football 2013 Preseason Top 25 Rankings

RankTeamCommentsPrior
1#1 Alabama Football 2013 PreviewAlabamaIt would be nice to find somebody else to put at #1 every year, but Alabama is back again.
2#2 Ohio State Football 2013 PreviewOhio StateWith the bowl ban behind them, Ohio State will battle for another perfect season and the nation will pay attention.
3#3 Oregon Football 2013 PreviewOregonPromoting from within once again will make the transition from Chip Kelly to Mark Helfrich go smoothly.
4#4 Georgia Football 2013 PreviewGeorgiaAaron Murray is a great talent who can lead Georgia to a great season, but they have to get past UF and USC.
5#5 Notre Dame Football 2013 PreviewNotre DameThe last time we saw Notre Dame, nobody came away impressed. Despite the tough schedule, the Irish are good.
6#6 Stanford Football 2013 PreviewStanfordThe Cardinal have kept the good times going and it is not going to end this year thanks to their defense.
7#7 South Carolina Football 2013 PreviewSouth CarolinaThis could be the year Coach Steve Spurrier finally gets the Gamecocks to an SEC title game.
8#8 Texas A&M Football 2013 PreviewTexas A&MAfter a great season, Texas A&M may have lost all of their well deserved momentum due to the Johnny Manziel saga.
9#9 Clemson Football 2013 PreviewClemsonQuarterback Tahj Boyd threw for nearly 4,000 yards in 2012. With Sammy Watkins, that number could go up.
10#10 Louisville Football 2013 PreviewLouisvilleAll eyes will be on Teddy Bridgewater as he leads the Cardinals to their first and last AAC title.
11#11 Florida Football 2013 PreviewFloridaFlorida will need to get their offense moving if they want to win the SEC, but ten wins is a good goal.
12#12 LSU Football 2013 PreviewLSUThe LSU offense is coming off of a horrible year and the hopes for 2013 rest on the shoulders of Zach Mettenberger.
13#13 Florida State Football 2013 PreviewFlorida StateOn the heels of their Orange Bowl win, Florida State has aspirations of even better things this year.
14#14 Oklahoma Football 2013 PreviewOklahomaEven without quarterback Landry Jones, Oklahoma appears to have the most talented team in the conference.
15#15 Texas Football 2013 PreviewTexasWith 2012 behind them, Texas can get right back into the Big 12 title mix in 2013.
16#16 Oregon State Football 2013 PreviewOregon StateThe road to the Pac-12 championship game runs through Oregon and Stanford, but don't count out OSU.
17#17 Nebraska Football 2013 PreviewNebraskaTaylor Martinez, Ameer Abdullah and Kenny Bell will be one of the most dangerous offensive trio's in the Big Ten.
18#18 Boise State Football 2013 PreviewBoise StateThe offense has to be better than they were in 2012, but the defense has a lot of rebuilding to do.
19#19 USC Football 2013 PreviewUSCThe expectations are high as always at USC and Coach Lane Kiffin cannot afford another 7-6 season.
20#20 Michigan Football 2013 PreviewMichiganMichigan failed to win the big games last year and now they have to find a way without Denard Robinson.
21#21 UCLA Football 2013 PreviewUCLABrett Hundley had an amazing season under center and the Bruins are finally back.
22#22 Northwestern Football 2013 PreviewNorthwesternKain Colter and Venric Mark lead a dynamic offense and this team is a real Big Ten contender.
23#23 TCU Football 2013 PreviewTCUQuarterback Casey Pachall is back and a brutal Big 12 schedule awaits.
24#24 Mississippi Football 2013 PreviewMississippiThanks to an amazing recruiting class, Ole Miss is garnering plenty of national attention.
25#25 Miami Football 2013 PreviewMiami (FL)Miami may not be back to their former glory, but they are getting better under Coach Al Golden.