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Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Confidence is High

By Will Harris
ESPN Fantasy


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Mark Ingram and Alabama are returning a core of talented players that will look to repeat in 2010.

College Pick 'em is a pick-the-winner game with a twist: Players must rank their picks in order of confidence. Log in to the College Pick 'em page on Mondays for the upcoming week's matchups and previews. We'll kick off the 2010 season with a look at the top 25 teams.

1. Alabama: The defense returns just three players with more than two career starts, but all are preseason All-Americans. Led by the backfield tandem of Heisman winner Mark Ingram and freshman All-American Trent Richardson, the Tide will field its best offense in decades.

2. Ohio State: Heisman favorite Terrelle Pryor leads a veteran offense that returns 95 percent of its 2009 yardage and four decorated starters on the line. The Buckeyes must travel to top contenders Wisconsin and Iowa, but are the favorites to capture their fourth Big Ten title in five years.

3. Florida: The Gators lose longtime defensive coordinator Charlie Strong, along with Tim Tebow and 10 other starters. Junior signal-caller John Brantley has given every indication that the post-Tebow offense is in good hands, and Florida still boasts the SEC's top defense... MORE


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