College football will make its triumphant return in a little over three weeks, meaning preseason polls and rankings are beginning to take shape. On Tuesday, Sports Illustrated released its top 25.

As you might expect, the same five B1G teams that have received all the preseason hype were the same teams to find a spot in Sports Illustrated’s preseason poll. All five teams were ranked in the top 15 spots.

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Wisconsin led the way, sitting in the No. 3 spot. The Badgers also made the cover of SI Magazine.

Penn State (No. 7) and Ohio State (No. 9) rounded out the top 10 for B1G teams. Michigan State and Michigan were the other two B1G programs to earn a spot in the SI poll.

Here is the complete preseason ranking from SI:

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