As the college football offseason inches toward summer, preseason rankings have started. ESPN updated its Way-Too-Early Top 25 on Thursday.

The update from ESPN’s Mark Schlabach wasn’t too kind to the Big Ten. Ohio State remains No. 2 and Michigan State moved up from No. 10 to No. 8. Michigan, though, dropped from No. 5 to No. 9. Iowa plummeted from No. 15 to No. 25. Wisconsin was one of 2 teams to completely drop out of the Top 25.

Overall, it’s a top-heavy B1G group as 3 of the 4 teams are in the top 10. Here’s the complete ESPN Way-Too-Early Top 25 for 2022:

  1. Alabama
  2. Ohio State
  3. Georgia
  4. Utah
  5. Texas A&M
  6. Notre Dame
  7. NC State
  8. Michigan State
  9. Michigan
  10. Oklahoma State
  11. Clemson
  12. USC
  13. Houston
  14. Oklahoma
  15. Pittsburgh
  16. Oregon
  17. Wake Forest
  18. Baylor
  19. BYU
  20. Arkansas
  21. Ole Miss
  22. Kentucky
  23. Cincinnati
  24. Tennessee
  25. Iowa

Schlabach’s analysis for each Top 25 team’s current Way-Too-Early ranking can be found here. The college football offseason never fails to generate debate, especially preseason rankings. We’ll see how other rankings compare to ESPN’s.