Poor ol' Alabama.
They've been given the college football equivilent of the mafia kiss on the cheek—the kiss of death.
Because getting selected number one at the beginning of the season is kind of like getting on the Sports Illustrated cover, it makes it even harder to reach the holy grail of numero uno.
Not impossible. But most tougher.
But at least Bama has respect.
What about the Rodney Dangerfield's of college ball—the programs not getting any respect.
Here's a list of ten programs not on the current top 25, but who should be showing up in those ranks during the upcoming season.