With preseason college football polls popping up on newsstands and internet pages all across the nation, fans are anxiously riding the hype that these experts have placed on their hometown teams.
While the accuracy of these preseason polls can hardly be considered immaculate, picking the top 10 teams is usually the easiest part of any poll producer. The 15 other teams that experts place to fill out their polls can often feel more like a crap shoot.
The bottom half of polls are often occupied with teams that have several question marks but still have enough talent to make a decent amount of noise if all of the proper pieces fall into place. The problem with the latter half of these polls is that it creates a preseason buzz around these teams and can give fans much more hope than their team might actually deserve.
Here is a list of 10 teams that have popped up on one or more preseason polls that could have difficulty living up the hype.