College Football Preseason Rankings: The 23 Easiest Schedules in the Country

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College Football Preseason Rankings: The 23 Easiest Schedules in the Country
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Since the FBS has become the “everybody gets a ribbon” division of college football, there's intense pressure to reach the six-win mark each season. Do that, and you're probably headed to a bowl game. Win seven games, and you're guaranteed a trip.

While there's not much teams can do about their conference schedule, they have nearly total control over their non-conference schedule. And some programs are exercising that control so that they begin the season with three or four almost guaranteed wins—halfway to the ribbon already!

Since it's the season of preseason rankings, we thought we should rank teams based on the difficulty of their schedules—or in this case, lack of difficulty.

Here is the preseason ranking of the easiest schedules in the nation for 2011.

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