Asmussen's Top 25

Asmussen’s Top 25
The polls are trickling out. Here is staff writer Bob Asmussen’s preseason Top 25:
1. Southern Cal        Last time we saw the Trojans, they were pretty good.
2. Georgia        We’ll learn a lot about the Bulldogs on Sept. 20 trip to
Arizona State
3. Oklahoma        Sam Bradford wants to make up for Fiesta Bowl loss
4. Ohio State        Right now, Beanie Wells has The News-Gazette’s Heisman vote
but …
5. Missouri        … Chase Daniel is a close second
6. Florida        A reminder to Tim Tebow lovers: He lost four games
7. LSU        Les Miles bringing in Snoop Dogg as offensive coordinator (see the
8. Clemson        Soft schedule plus powerhouse running game equals Top 10
9. West Virginia        Rich Rod didn’t get to take Pat White with him
10. Texas        The Big 12 South is loaded like no other
11. Texas Tech        Mike Leach is an N-G favorite
12. Auburn        Can’t wait until they host LSU on Sept. 20
13. Arizona State        Sun Devils deserved BCS bid last season
14. Kansas        Can the Fighting Manginos do it again?
15. Illinois        Beat the Tigers, jump into the Top10
16. BYU        Easy to see Cougars going 12-0, earning BCS bid
17. Virginia Tech        Never, ever overlook Frank Beamer’s guys
18. Tennessee        Phil Fulmer needs a big season
19. South Florida        Will battle West Virginia, VPI for Big East title
20. Michigan        Rodriguez will figure it out quicker than you think
21. Wisconsin        Overrated Badgers will have a difficult time at Fresno State
22. Fresno State        Pat Hill’s team joins BYU in BCS hunt
23. Penn State        Are the players still listening to Paterno?
24. Oregon        Pac-10’s third-best team has to visit Southern Cal
25. Alabama        Nick Saban’s team will play for the national title in 2010

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