When the official preseason college football polls come out, it is almost a certainty that USC and LSU will be the top two ranked teams in the country with USC holding the No. 1 spot.
While the Tigers can certainly make a case to be ranked No. 1, there are multiple reasons why USC should and will be ranked higher.
This may not be what SEC fans want to hear, but there is little doubt that USC is the top college football team in all of the land heading into the 2012 season.
Here are eight reasons why.