The slower pace of summer has finally set in and abhorrent temperatures have started to scramble the brain.
The monotony of baseball and World Cup soccer is not enough to scratch that little competitive itch that sports fans have just out of reach on their backs.
We need something to tide us over until better weather and better programing prevail.
That might have a little something to do with why college football's experts release their preseason rankings around this time every year. A time when college football fans are grasping for straws on any information that might keep them talking until September.
The Top 3 magazines are published by Phil Steele, Lindy's Sports, and Athlon Sports. Phil Steele has been the most accurate in recent years.
Naturally, all three publications differentiate on their opinions of whom should be in the Top 25, with each giving different teams the snub.
So, here's a list of 10 teams that were given the Top 25 snub by one or more of these magazines.