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11. Tennessee

Fear: SEC’s best O-line and secondary; Vols only team in nation’s top league with no holes

Jeer: No dismissing the Phil Factor: Fulmer 0-3 vs. Florida’s Urban Meyer

12. South Florida

Fear: Tampa’s Team Sandlot has the talent to take out any team in the nation

Jeer: Dubious discipline also means they can lose to anyone

13. Arizona State

Fear: The Pac-10’s premier QB (Rudy Carpenter) and wily coach Dennis Erickson

Jeer: Nasty four-week schedule stretch: Georgia (Sept. 20), at Cal (Oct. 4), at USC (Oct. 11)

14. Wisconsin

Fear: Badgers return 17 starters, including RB P.J. Hill and entire offensive line

Jeer: Will be the first Big Ten opponent to visit Big House during Rich Rodriguez’s tenure

15. Virginia Tech

Fear: The top squad in a comically flawed ACC Coastal Division

Jeer: The Hokies wouldn’t crack the top three in the league’s vastly superior Atlantic Division

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