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1
OKLAHOMA
Flying in under the radar come the Oklahoma Sooners, but a healthy, experienced and talented OU team lead our countdown in 2006.
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2
NOTRE DAME
Charlie Weis has got the Irish back in the national title hunt, led behind Heisman hopeful Brady Quinn at quarterback.
[READ THE FULL NOTRE DAME 2006 TEAM PREVIEW]
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3
USC
After four years, a 48-4 overall record, a 34 game win streak, four BCS bowl appearances, graduation and NFL draft riches, USC still has a river of talent flowing in.
[READ THE FULL USC 2006 TEAM PREVIEW]
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[BUY THE 2006 COLLEGE FOOTBALL ANNUAL]
4
OHIO STATE
Wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. has the potential to join QB Troy Smith in a two-man Heisman race in 2006.
[READ THE FULL OHIO STATE 2006 TEAM PREVIEW]
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5
FLORIDA
Urban Meyer looks to improve his spread option scheme behind veteran QB Chris Leak.
[READ THE FULL FLORIDA 2006 TEAM PREVIEW]
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6
WEST VIRGINIA
Fresh off an 11-1 record and rousing Sugar Bowl win, the Mountaineers have a made-to-order schedule in 2006.
[READ THE FULL WEST VIRGINIA 2006 TEAM PREVIEW]
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7
TEXAS
Texas is coming off its fourth national title, a perfect 13-0 season and a 41-38 Rose Bowl win over USC.
[READ THE FULL TEXAS 2006 TEAM PREVIEW]
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[BUY THE 2006 COLLEGE FOOTBALL ANNUAL]
8
CALIFORNIA
A serious contender for the Pac-10 title, California returns nearly 100% of its rushing, passing and receiving production from last season.
[READ THE FULL CALIFORNIA 2006 TEAM PREVIEW]
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9
AUBURN
QB Brandon Cox and RB Kenny Irons look to take a re-vamped Auburn Tiger team to the top of the SEC West.
[READ THE FULL AUBURN 2006 TEAM PREVIEW]
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10
LOUISVILLE
Quarterback Brian Brohm is back after a 2,883-yard, 19-touchdown passing sophomore year despite missing the last two games of the season with a knee injury....
[READ THE FULL LOUISVILLE 2006 TEAM PREVIEW]
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11
LSU
The last two games LSU played were both in the Georgia Dome, and neither one was a close game. Georgia thumped the Tigers 34-14 in the SEC Championship Game, then...
[READ THE FULL LSU 2006 TEAM PREVIEW]
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12
CLEMSON
Clemson enters 2006 with some momentum in the form of a four-game winning streak, and wins in six of its last seven games. There are eight starters back on offense...
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13
MICHIGAN
In his second year in the Maize and Blue, Chad Henne completed a lower percentage of his passes for fewer yards and fewer touchdowns than he did as a freshman...
[READ THE FULL MICHIGAN 2006 TEAM PREVIEW]
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14
MIAMI
There was a shakeup, no, let's make that, earthquake, on the Miami coaching staff following the 40-3 embarrassment at the hands of LSU in the Peach Bowl, when four top assistants were shown the door.
[READ THE FULL MIAMI 2006 TEAM PREVIEW]
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15
GEORGIA
Depending on which service you subscribe to, any one of three 2006 quarterback recruits could have been No. 1 at the position. And Georgia's Matthew Stafford is one of them. Stafford enrolled at Georgia for the spring...
[READ THE FULL GEORGIA 2006 TEAM PREVIEW]
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16
IOWA
The concussion quarterback Drew Tate suffered in Game 2 against Iowa State last year, along with breaking in four first-time starters on the defensive line, precipitated a bit of a stumble for the Hawkeyes early on, after a preseason of such high expectations
[READ THE FULL IOWA 2006 TEAM PREVIEW]
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17
FLORIDA STATE
The 2005 All-ACC team had no Seminoles on the first team. That should change this year, starting at quarterback.
[READ THE FULL FLORIDA STATE 2006 TEAM PREVIEW]
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18
TCU
TCU made quite an impression in its first season in the Mountain West Conference, rolling through at 8-0 and winning its final 10 games of the season.
[READ THE FULL TCU 2006 TEAM PREVIEW]
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[BUY THE 2006 COLLEGE FOOTBALL ANNUAL]
19
OREGON
This season, the Ducks aim to get back in the BCS discussion, but it will be tough after losing four players to the NFL Draft.
[READ THE FULL OREGON 2006 TEAM PREVIEW]
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20
TENNESSEE
Tennessee is in major rebounding mode after dropping from a consensus Top 10 team in the preseason last year to a team that failed to qualify for a bowl.
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21
VIRGINIA TECH
Defensively, the Hokies are traditionally tough, and this year should be no exception with Xavier Adibi leading the way. A season-ending clash at Miami could determine the ACC title.
[READ THE FULL VIRGINIA TECH 2006 TEAM PREVIEW]
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22
TEXAS TECH
The name is going to change again this fall, but here's guessing the numbers will not.
[READ THE FULL TEXAS TECH 2006 TEAM PREVIEW]
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23
UTAH
Utah will be in contention for a Mountain West title.
[READ THE FULL UTAH 2006 TEAM PREVIEW]
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24
ARIZONA STATE
Offense sparks Devils into Top 25. Athlon Pick: Fourth in the Pac-10
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25
NEBRASKA
Huskers making strides under Callahan. Athlon Pick: First in Big 12 North.
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Your thoughts on the matter:

Submitted by steamboat on June 24, 2006 - 5:27pm.

Go IRISH!