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No two ways about it, No. 2 is an impossible call

Finding No. 1 is easy. Trying to figure out the nation's second-best team is slightly tougher, if not downright impossible.

Updated: September 1, 2005, 4:49 PM ET
By Pat Forde | ESPN.com

The question in college football is not who's No. 1. Everyone knows the answer is wrapped in cardinal and gold.

The devilishly difficult question is who's No. 2.

The answer is Texas, I figured. Quarterback Vince Young looked like a longer Michael Vick in the Rose Bowl, and his throwing will continue to improve. The Longhorns always attract an abundance of talent. They can win 10 games in their sleep. Yep, this is the year they step up and win that 11th game, then win the Big 12 championship ...

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