Insider: Preseason Top 25

The college football season kicks off Thursday night!

Several of the Insiders here at Sports Talk Florida have joined forces to put together their own poll. The concept is simple; you get 25 points for being #1, 24 for #2, etc…

There are currently seven voters – Andrew Melnick, Charlie Bernstein, Carson Ingle, David Botello, Eric Lopez, Mark Chernansky and Mike Tuck.

  1. 1. Southern Cal – 169 (5)
  2. 2. Alabama – 167 (2)
  3. 3. Florida State – 164
  4. 4. LSU – 158
  5. 5. Oklahoma – 149
  6. 6. Oregon – 145
  7. 7. South Carolina – 130
  8. 8. Arkansas – 113
  9. 9. West Virginia – 109
  10. 10. Georgia – 106
  11. 11. Clemson – 97
  12. 12. Michigan – 93
  13. 13. Michigan State – 85
  14. 14. Wisconsin – 84
  15. 15. Virginia Tech – 63
  16. 16. Nebraska – 61
  17. 17. Ohio State – 59
  18. 18. Texas – 55
  19. 19. Kansas State – 45
  20. 20. TCU – 40
  21. 21. Oklahoma State – 37
  22. 22. Stanford – 34
  23. 23. Florida – 32
  24. 24. Boise State – 29
  25. 25. Notre Dame – 25

Also Receiving Votes:  Auburn (10), Utah (10), North Carolina (9), South Florida (5), Louisville (5), North Carolina State (4), Tennessee (2), Central Florida (1)

Check back at the beginning of every week for a new poll.

(Andrew Melnick is the ESPNFlorida.com Magic and NBA Insider, co-host of the ESPN 1080 Insiders Show and publisher of Howard the Dunk. The Insiders Show can be heard Sunday mornings at 10:00 am EST on AM 1080 in Orlando and on ESPNFlorida.com. You can follow Andrew on twitter here.)

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