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College Football – 2014 Preseason Rankings

Posted on 18 Aug, 2014, by in NFL

A College Football season can’t begin with a preseason poll, that doesn’t surprise anyone by putting Florida State as the number one team heading into the 2014 season, although Alabama, Oregon and Oklahoma have also been getting consideration as potential national champions when this is all over. More

College Football – Way Too Early 2014 Preseason Rankings

Posted on 8 Jan, 2014, by in NFL

It’s impossible to predict what happens in College Football season, but it’s always worth giving it a shot. The new playoff system means no more BCS rankings, and maybe even more significance in public perception for the AP Poll and its top 25. More

Alabama Players

College Football Preseason Rankings Mean Nothing – 2013 Edition

Posted on 4 Dec, 2013, by in Featured, NFL

Every season there’s another example of how preseason polls are quite terrible at predicting who are actually the best teams in college football. Florida State, undefeated and number one heading into the conference championship game, were outside the top 10. Florida, who finish the season at 4-8 were the number 10 team in the nation when the polls came out. More

AJ McCarron

2013 College Football Season – Preseason Coaches Rankings

Posted on 2 Aug, 2013, by in NFL

Preseason polls mean nothing, as last year taught us. And yet it’s no surprise that Alabama are close to consensus number one preseason pick to win the national title, leading five teams in the top 13 from the SEC according to the coaches around the league. More

Too Early College Football 2013 Rankings

Posted on 23 Jan, 2013, by in Featured

Are things going to be different in 2013? Who knows. Still, it’s always fun speculation, and it’s not a really bold assumption saying Alabama will be the early season favorites; Texas A&M will be the closest thing to a challenger in the SEC, while Oregon, Stanford and Ohio State will also have hopes of winning a national title. More

Preseason College Football Rankings – Worth Anything?

Posted on 5 Aug, 2012, by in NFL

The preseason college football rankings for the 2012 season came out this week and guess what – LSU, who led the rankings for most of last season and Alabama, #2 for most of last season and the national champions, took the top two spots once again. SEC dominance doesn’t change, it just got stronger. Problems is these preseason rankings usually don’t mean much. More