Lindy's Top 25

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 15 Auburn

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 15 Auburn

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August 23 Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 25 Auburn --Auburn features rising stars at quarterback, tailback and receiver and returns all five starters up front. The defense, led by a fearsome line and an experienced secondary, has the potential to be one of the SEC’s best. But ultimately the team’s success will likely come down to how well Bo Nix plays/handles FULL STORY

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 16 Wisconsin

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 16 Wisconsin

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August 23 Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 16 Wisconsin -- In order to fulfill Top 20 expectations, the Badgers need better quarterback play this season and to see their defense take steps toward returning to the dominant form it showed from 2015-17. FULL STORY

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 17 Washington

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 17 Washington

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August 22 The names have changed, but the expectations haven’t. Despite losing eight players to the NFL Draft, Washington should be in contention for another Pac-12 title this fall. Quarterback Jacob Eason and tailback Salvon Ahmed are the new facesof the offense, FULL STORY

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 18 UCF

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 18 UCF

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August 20 Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 18 UCF -- Another unbeaten regular season would be expecting a bit much, but until somebody unseats them, the Knights are the favorites for another AAC title. A third consecutive FULL STORY

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 19 Miami

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 19 Miami

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August 14 Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 19 Miami -- The Hurricanes go into coach Manny Diaz’s first year with some concerns while relying on transfers at several spots. But the enthusiasm generated in the coaching change FULL STORY

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 20 Michigan State

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 20 Michigan State

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August 05 Lindy's Top 25 Countdown -- No. 20 Michigan State: Defensively, it’s an abundance of riches, including a handful of big-timers a year away from the NFL. Yet it’s not clear that the Spartans are truly a contender for a Big Ten championship FULL STORY

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 21 Nebraska

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 21 Nebraska

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August 02 A friendly schedule and improving defense will be paired with star-in-the-making Martinez. After NU lost five games by five or fewer points last season, a few tweaks and more seasoning in Frost’s system should allow NU to contend for the Big Ten West title. FULL STORY

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 22 Stanford

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 22 Stanford

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August 01 Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 22 Stanford -- The challenging early schedule that begins with games against Northwestern, USC, Central Florida and Oregon might make or break Stanford. With Costello throwing the ball, the Cardinal should score points FULL STORY

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 23 Iowa State

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 23 Iowa State

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July 31 Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 23 Iowa State -- A 24-10 loss at Texas doomed the Cyclones’ modest regular-season title hopes a year ago. Expectations are higher this time around, despite the loss of playmakers David Montgomery and Hakeem Butler. FULL STORY

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 24 Missouri

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 24 Missouri

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July 30 Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 24 Missouri -- After winning 16 of his 18 starts at Clemson, the senior took advantage of the graduate transfer rule and left the ACC last fall when he lost his starting job to freshman Trevor Lawrence. FULL STORY