Preseason college football ratings have historically been far less scientific than even the polls. But that doesn't have to be the case. This spring, ESPN Stats & Information created an automated set of preseason ratings for all FBS teams heading into the 2014 season, designed to predict how strong each team will be this coming season. This is essentially a preseason version of the Football Power Index (FPI) used last year.
For more on the methodology and the results, click here.