Las Vegas Sports Consultants: The Polls

August 19, 2008

LVSC Oddsmaker Top 30 College Football Poll: Preseason 8-17-08

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LVSC Rank

Team

Rating

Final LVSC 2007 Rank

Notes

1

Southern Cal

112.9

1

Will O-line be ready for Buckeyes.

2

Ohio State

111.2

6

Sept 13th at USC will be their biggest test.

3

Oklahoma

109.7

5

Playing their A-game each week will lead them to Jan 8th.

4

Missouri

109.5

7

Everyone knows the offense, however the D could be special.

5

Florida

109.4

8

Can anyone stop the Gators offense???

6

West Virginia

108.6

3

Offense dominates again. D- Coorindinator Casteel retained.

7

Georgia

108.5

4

Suspensions may hurt cohesion later in season.

8

Texas

107.4

11

A top 10 offense, their weakness is in the secondary.

9

Texas Tech

107.0

15

At long last stability at QB in Lubbock. D also solid.

10

Clemson

106.8

15

Needs to avoid annual hiccup, but are loaded at skill positions.

11

Brigham Young

105.5

13

Cougars capable of big year and BCS appearance.

12

Kansas

105.3

9

Jayhawks will not sneak up on anyone. Great Linebackers!

13

Penn State

104.9

18

Lions quietly have won 9+ L3Y. Lost 2 DT to susp.

14

South Carolina

104.2

NR

Spurrier’s D is loaded with 3rd yr starters. QB controversy???

15

LSU

104.1

2

Reloads on a yearly basis. Quarterback a big question mark.

16

Oregon

104.0

NR

QB Roper fits O-Coorindinator Kelly’s offense. Solid all around.

17

Texas Christian

103.8

NR

Attention AP Voters!!! TCU 30-8 last 3 yrs & getting better.

18

Auburn

103.7

25

Brutal SEC schedule plus a trip to West Virginia.

19

South Florida

103.6

27

If QB Grothe stays healthy, Bulls have a chance at the BCS.

20

Wisconsin

103.1

20

Badgers always play to the level opposition.

21

California

102.7

24

Well coached. Reloading on offense. Moving to 3-4 on D!

21

Virginia Tech

102.7

10

Hokies looking for playmakers on both sides of the ball.

21

Tennessee

102.7

17

New up-tempo offense will take time to learn.

24

Arizona

101.6

20

New offense has been a roaring success. Tuitama will go wild.

25

Cincinnati

100.9

19

HC Brian Kelly was a great hire. New QB must fit system.

26

Rutgers

100.5

NR

Rice is gone, however Schiano is still a Jersey Boy…

27

Arizona State

100.4

20

O-Line must improve. QB Carpenter back for senior year.

28

Oklahoma State

100.1

NR

New season same story. Solid offense – weak defense.

29

Boston College

100.0

14

Too many losses on Offense. D will be even stingier.

30

Oregon State

99.9

20

HC Riley is 7-0 in bowls games. 4-0 as HC and 3-0 as OC.

 

The next ten: Alabama, Utah, Wake Forest, Michigan, Illinois, Michigan State, UCLA, Florida State, Nebraska, and Tulsa.

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