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With the college football season a little over a month away, the preseason rankings are starting to trickle in from various media outlets. Monday, Sporting News updated its preseason Top 25 poll.

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Five B1G teams were ranked in the preseason Top 25, with all five coming inside the first 13 spots. Four of the five teams to be named in the poll came out of the B1G East.

Ohio State was the highest ranked team out of the conference, sitting at No. 4 in the poll. It should be no surprise that Alabama, Clemson and Georgia were slotted in the top three spots respectively.

Wisconsin, Penn State, Michigan and Michigan State also made the Top 25. Here’s how Sporting News has the preseason rankings with a month remaining until kickoff:

  1. Alabama
  2. Clemson
  3. Georgia
  4. Ohio State
  5. Oklahoma
  6. Wisconsin
  7. Washington
  8. Auburn
  9. Notre Dame
  10. Penn State
  11. Miami
  12. Michigan
  13. Michigan State
  14. Stanford
  15. USC
  16. UCF
  17. Virginia Tech
  18. LSU
  19. TCU
  20. Florida State
  21. Oklahoma State
  22. Texas
  23. South Carolina
  24. Mississippi State
  25. Boise State