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College Football Top 25 Teams That Are Holding on by Virtue of Preseason Ranking
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College football teams largely benefit from preseason rankings for the first couple of months of the season.

No voter can truly predict how teams are going to fare once pads are put on and the games count. That’s especially true given the overwhelming amount of teams that schedule “warm-up” games before cracking into conference play.

Which teams look like they’re overrated during the early goings of the 2013 season, though? You can make a case for a few, but there are a handful that stick out.

We’ll take a look at these over-hyped teams that have benefited from their early ranking to hold onto Top 25 spots in the latest AP Top 25 and USA Today coaches polls.

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