One criticism of preseason polls is that often pollsters rank teams too high. Last year, the USA Today Coaches Poll gave too much love to Texas and Iowa.
Texas began the 2010 season ranked No. 4 and Iowa started ranked No. 9. Texas crashed hard last year finishing 5-7 and failed to even qualify to go to a bowl game.
Iowa was not ranked among the Top 20 teams in the last Coaches Poll, but the Hawkeyes did acquit themselves well in the end finishing 8-5 with a 27-24 Insight Bowl win over No. 12 Missouri.
Which begs the question as to which team in the USA Today Coaches Poll is most likely not to finish the season ranked among the Top 20 teams in the final poll of the season.
Below, a discussion of the teams which are least likely to most likely to finish among the Top 20 teams prior to the Conference Championship games: