These teams fit the sleeper profile

So who is this year's Auburn? Here's a list of potential sleepers for the 2005 season.

Updated: August 15, 2005, 10:53 AM ET
By Pat Forde | ESPN.com

Five potential breakthrough teams for 2005 -- as well as five more worth watching -- and how they measure up on the ESPN.com checklist of Sleeper characteristics:

Texas A&M Aggies Ranked 10th or lower: Check. The Aggies are No. 17 in the USA Today coaches' poll.

Lost 3 or more last year: Check. A&M was 7-5 (5-3 Big 12 South).

Experience: Check. 17 returning starters and 48 lettermen. (Biggest assets: returning QB, leading rusher, four offensive linemen and six of the defensive ...

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