Posted August 29th, 2006 by Brian
Filed under: Football

  Matt Brian
1 Texas Texas
2 Ohio State Auburn
3 USC Ohio State
4 Notre Dame USC
5 West Virginia West Virginia
6 LSU Miami
7 Auburn Florida
8 Florida Iowa
9 Miami Notre Dame
10 Cal TCU
11 Florida State Florida State
12 Iowa Oklahoma
13 Louisville LSU
14 Michigan Louisville
15 Georgia Michigan
16 Oklahoma Oregon
17 Penn State Georgia
18 Virginia Tech Texas Tech
19 Nebraska Cal
20 Clemson Tennessee
21 TCU Nebraska
22 Texas Tech Penn State
23 Oregon Clemson
24 Tennessee Virginia Tech
25 Alabama Arizona State
Our Thoughts

Brian – The first and probably most wrong Bevo Sports Top 25 of the year. I went into detail on my top 10 last week, which is probably the only part of the poll I have any confidence in whatsoever. I have Oklahoma at number 12 to start off the season, and I don’t think I’d have had them much higher even if they had Rhett Bomar. I just don’t have any faith in their offensive line at all. LSU at 13 is a lot lower than most people have them, but I still don’t believe Les Miles is the right guy for a big time program. Other Big XII teams in my top 25 include Tech at 18 and Nebraska down at 21. The Cornhuskers are getting a lot of love as the North division favorite and though I think they’ve got a chance to do that while still being decidedly mediocre. They’re recruiting much better lately and seem to be back on their way up though.

Matt – It seems like so many teams are not returning keys players this year, that this Week 1 poll seems more difficult than ever. First off, teams I am not sold on are Notre Dame, West Virginia, LSU, and Cal, so if I see any slip-ups I will not be afraid to drop them down a few spots. Ohio State has a lot of question marks on defense, but with their offense laced with so much talent, I can see why some people would have them as #1. I have been really impressed with the video I have seen of the Texas scrimmages. Selvin Young looks almost as fast as Jamaal Charles. Texas vs. Ohio State is definitely going to be the match-up to watch, and don’t worry, I will be there to witness it. Other Big XII teams I have in the top 25 include Oklahoma at 16, Nebraska at 19, and Texas Tech at 22.


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  1. reply to  #1


    I think you should leave the rankings to me. haha.

  2. reply to  #2


    IMO, you’ve got ND, LSU, and Cal too high. We’ll find out this weekend a little about TCU, Baylor is not a bad football team anymore.

  3. reply to  #3


    Old Notre Dame Sucks Post

    Notre Dame is waaaay too hyped as usual.

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