Lindy's Top 25

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

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 25 Washington State

Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 25 Washington State

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July 29 Lindy's Top 25 Countdown: No. 25 Washington State -- There’s too much uncertainty at quarterback to feel confident that the Cougars can duplicate last year’s 11-win magic, but nobody knew what to expect from Minshew, either. Fact is, Pac-12 coaches still haven’t learned how to cope with Leach’s Air Raid FULL STORY

Clemson, Bama headline Lindy's Top 25

Clemson, Bama headline Lindy's Top 25

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August 24 The Tigers lost to Alabama on Jan. 2 when it mattered — in the College Football Playoff semifinal — and then won something way more mythical a couple of weeks later. When the deadline passed to declare for the NFL Draft, there were three Clemson defensive linemen FULL STORY