Another SEC Power No. 1? The Preliminary College Football Top 25

Travis BroadwayContributor IApril 10, 2009

Another SEC Power No. 1? The Preliminary College Football Top 25

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    MIAMI - JANUARY 08:  Brandon Spikes #51 of the Florida Gators holds up the winning trophy after the FedEx BCS National Championship Game against the Oklahoma Sooners at Dolphin Stadium on January 8, 2009 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/Ge

No. 25 - Missouri Tigers

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - DECEMBER 06:  Quarterback Chase Daniel #10 of the Missouri Tigers throws the ball against the Oklahoma Sooners at Arrowhead Stadium on December 6, 2008 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

No. 24 - South Florida Bulls

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    TAMPA, FL - SEPTEMBER 12: Quarterback Matt Grothe #8 of the University of South Florida Bulls sets to pass against the Kansas University Jayhawks at Raymond James Stadium on September 12, 2008 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

No. 23 California Bears

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    BERKELEY, CA - SEPTEMBER 27: Jahvid Best #4 of the California Golden Bears runs against the Colorado State Rams during an NCAA football game on September 27, 2008 at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

No. 22 Michigan State Spartans

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    EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 14:  Demond Williams #9 of the Michigan State Spartans tries to get around the tackle of Ross Homan #51 of the Ohio State Buckeys during second quarter action on October 14, 2006 at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan. Ohi

No. 21 West Virginia Mountaineers

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    GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 02:  Running back Noel Devine #7 of the West Virginia Mountaineers runs for a 65-yard touchdown past Dominique Franks #15 of the Oklahoma Sooners in the second half at the Tostito's Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium Janua

No. 20 - North Carolina Tar Heels

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    CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 27:  Hakeem Nicks #88 of the North Carolina Tar Heels runs with the ball against the West Virginia Mountaineers during the Meineke Car Care Bowl on December 27, 2008 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo

No. 19 Nebraska Cornhuskers

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    AUSTIN, TX - OCTOBER 27:  Tierre Green #30 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers stands on the field during the game against the Texas Longhorns at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium October 27, 2007 in Austin, Texas. Texas won 28-25. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty

No. 18 - Boise State Broncos

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    BOISE , ID - SEPTEMBER 13:  Kellen Moore #11 of the Boise State Broncos looks to pass against the Bowling Green Falcons at Bronco Stadium on September 13, 2008 in Boise, Idaho.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

No. 17 - Miami Hurricannes

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    DURHAM, NC - OCTOBER 18:  Quarterback Jacory Harris #12 of the Miami Hurricanes looks to hand off the ball during the game against the Duke Blue Devils at Wallace Wade Stadium on October 18, 2008 in Durham, North Carolina.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Im

No. 16 Baylor Bears

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    WACO, TX - OCTOBER 04:  Quarterback Robert Griffin #10 of the Baylor Bears drops back to pass against the Oklahoma Sooners at Floyd Casey Stadium on October 4, 2008 in Waco, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

No. 15 Ohio State Buckeyes

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 13:  Terrelle Pryor #2 of the Ohio State Buckeyes runs the ball against the USC Trojans during the college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 13, 2008 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen

No. 14 - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

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    ATLANTA - NOVEMBER 1:  Defensive end Michael Johnson #93 of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets celebrates a forced fumble on the Florida State Seminoles quarterback during the game at Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field on November 1, 2008 in Atlanta,

No. 13 Oregon State Beavers

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    CORVALIS, OR - SEPTEMBER 25:  Jacquizz Rodgers #1 of the Oregon State Beavers runs with the ball against the Southern California Trojans at Reser Stadium on September 25, 2008 in Corvalis, Oregon.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

No. 12 Georgia Bulldogs

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    ATHENS, GA - OCTOBER 11:  Caleb King #4of the Georgia Bulldogs carries the ball during the game against the Tennessee Volunteers at Sanford Stadium on October 11, 2008 in Athens, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

No. 11 Oklahoma State Cowboys

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    STILLWATER, OK - NOVEMBER 29:  Quarterback Zac Robinson #11 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys drops back to pass against the Oklahoma Sooners at Boone Pickens Stadium on November 29, 2008 in Stillwater, Oklahoma.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

No. 10 - Penn State Nittany Lions

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    STATE COLLEGE, PA - NOVEMBER 22:  Darryl Clark #17 of the Penn State Nittany Lions scrambles in front of Justin Kershaw #97 of the Michigan State Spartans on November 22, 2008 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania. Penn State won the game 49-18

No. 9 LSU Tigers

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    ATLANTA - DECEMBER 31:  Quarterback Jordan Jefferson #9 of the LSU Tigers looks to pass the ball during the Chick-fil-A Bowl against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on December 31, 2008 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty

No. 8 BYU Cougars

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    FORT WORTH, TX - OCTOBER 16:  Quarterback Max Hall #15 of the BYU Cougars drops back to pass against the TCU Horned Frogs in the first quarter at Amon G. Carter Stadium on October 16, 2008 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

No. 7 Virginia Tech Hokies

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    MIAMI - NOVEMBER 13:  Quarterback Tyrod Taylor #5 of the Virginia Tech Hokies runs enroute to a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Miami Hurricanes at Dolphin Stadium on November 13, 2008 in Miami, Florida. Miami defeated the Hokies 16-14.  (Phot

No. 6 Ole Miss Rebels

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    DALLAS - JANUARY 02:  Wide receiver Dexter McCluster #22 of the Mississippi Rebels runs for a touchdown against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the fourth quarter during the AT&T Cotton Bowl on January 2, 2009 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by

No. 5 USC Trojans

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    STANFORD, CA - NOVEMBER 15:  Joe McKnight #4 of USC Trojans runs against the Stanford Cardinals in the second half at Stanford Stadium on November 15, 2008 in Stanford, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

No. 4 Oklahoma Sooners

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    MIAMI - JANUARY 08:  Jermaine Gresham #18 of the Oklahoma Sooners carries the ball against Major Wright #21 of the Florida Gators during the FedEx BCS National Championship Game at Dolphin Stadium on January 8, 2009 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Donald Mi

No. 3 Alabama Crimson Tide

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    TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 15:  Mark Ingram #22 of the Alabama Crimson Tide carries the ball during the game against the Mississippi State Bulldogs at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 15, 2008 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

No. 2 - Texas Longhorns

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    AUSTIN, TX - NOVEMBER 27:  Quarterback Colt McCoy #12 of the Texas Longhorns throws a touchdown to teammate wide receiver Quan Cosby #6 against the Texas A&M Aggies in the final minute of the second quarter at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium Novemb

No. 1 - Florida Gators

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    TALLAHASSEE, FL - NOVEMBER 29: Receiver Jeffrey Demps #2 of the Florida Gators runs against the Florida State Seminoles during the first half at Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium on November 29, 2008 in Tallahassee, Florida.  Florida defeated Fl

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