While doing some research on college, I saw some teams who deserved to be in the Top 25 next year, and some who didn't. So, once again I have another Top 25 list for the 2008 college football season. I even put in some bowl predictions at the end.
With Quarterback Colt McCoy at his prime in the college game, the Longhorns must improve their running game and secondary.
The Heisman finalist, Chase Daniel returns, and Jeremy Maclin lead a 12-win team with 16 starters returning.
The 12-1 Orange bowl champs have nearly their whole entire defense and quarterback Tood Reesing returning.
Pat White and Noel Devine lead another explosive offense, but new coach Bill Stewart is still not clicking to me.
11 starters have to be replaced, but the Tigers are set at QB with Ryan Perrilloux.
Running back Emmanuel Moody joins Tim Tebow in the backfield, but the Gators' defense must improve.
These Trojans are loaded with young talent, such as Rey Maualuga. Also. Coach Pete Carrol's recruting will load this team for years to come. It wouldn't surprise me at all if the Trojans won the National Championship.
The Sooners have almost their entire offense back, but their defensive performance in the Fiesta Bowl raises questions.
The Buckeyes lose only two starters from a team that went to the national title.
There are 17 starters back on a team that's defense showed up every game in seven straight wins, and QB Matthew Stafford and running back Knowshon Moreno return to lead the offense.
I some of you will be mad about my bowl predictions, because even though Ohio State is No. 2, I didn't put them in the national title, but it's still a good prediction...
In the Fiesta Bowl, it will be a match-up of The Oklahoma Sooners vs. the LSU Tigers with the Tigers taking away another Fiesta Bowl from the Sooners.
This game will be a match-up of the Kansas Jayhawks and the Virgina Tech Hokies, with the ACC champs getting upset by the 'Hawks.
In the Sugar Bowl, I'm going with the Florida Gators and the West Virgania Mountaineers, with Florida winning a close game featuring high powered offenses going at it until the final seconds of the game.
In the Rose Bowl, I am picking the Arizona State Sun Devils vs. the Ohio State Buckeyes, with Ohio State destroying the Sun Devils in the Grandaddy of them all.
BCS Championship Game
Finally for the Championship, I'm picking the USC Trojans too shock the Georgia Bulldogs in a thriller in which they barely pull off an upset against the nation's No. 1 team. Pete Carroll gets a Gatorade bath for the final time in his coaching career.
Teams that dropped out: Michigan, Boston College, and Cal
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