(11--2) Expectations in Ann Arbor will be at their highest since 2007, with one more year from quarterback Denard Robinson.
(11--3) Quarterback Russell Wilson is gone, but running back Montee Ball's return gives the Badgers a shot at a third straight Big Ten title.
13. WEST VIRGINIA
(10--3) Whether in the Big East or the Big 12, the Geno Smith--led offense will put up big numbers and around 10 wins.
(10--4) On a team with much young talent, the passing combination of Tajh Boyd and Sammy Watkins could be the nation's most productive.
15. KANSAS STATE
(10--3) QB Collin Klein and the Wildcats will not catch teams by surprise next year. Expect a slight drop-off.
(9--4) The Cornhuskers have major holes to fill on defense but will be able to run the ball behind hard-nosed I-back Rex Burkhead.
17. FLORIDA STATE
(9--4) Receiver Rashad Greene leads a young offense that started five true freshmen en route to victory in the Champs Sports Bowl.
18. VIRGINIA TECH
(11--3) If the Hokies untap the passing potential of 6' 6" QB Logan Thomas, they will play for the ACC title again.
19. BOISE STATE
(12--1) Quarterback Kellen Moore and 13 other senior starters are gone, but the Broncos will reload with talent from strong recruiting classes.
(11--2) The loss of quarterback Andrew Luck and all-conference offensive linemen David DeCastro and Jonathan Martin will knock the Cardinal down in the Pac-12 pecking order.