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85. Maryland: It’s on freshman QBs Perry Hills and Caleb Rowe to lead Terps’ climb from 2-10

86. San Diego State: Aztecs probably won’t win eight games again, but a big slide is unlikely

87. Bowling Green: Friendly conference schedule makes Falcons a MAC East sleeper

88. Kentucky: Opener at Louisville a crucial bellwether for offense-starved Wildcats

89. Wyoming: Cowboys harbor realistic hopes of first back-to-back winning seasons since late ‘90s

90. Colorado: Youthful Buffaloes likely to take lumps in second run through the Big 12

91. Kansas: Even with Weis’ “decided schematic advantage,” 4-8 is the Jayhawks’ likely ceiling

92. San Jose State: Spartans’ improvement no fluke; they’re a possible WAC contender

93. UL Monroe: Could this be the RedHawks’ first winning season since 1993? It’s possible

94. Marshall: Thundering Herd will be challenged to match 2011’s fine work in close games

95. Indiana: Maybe desperate but definitely in need, Hoosiers’ D infused with JUCO transfers

96. UL Lafayette: Look for plenty of shootouts; Ragin’ Cajuns have strong offense, pedestrian defense

97. Hawaii: At 66, Norm Chow’s head coaching debut might not be worth the wait

98. Army: Lots of toss-up games await the Black Knights, who head to Military Bowl with six wins

99. Kent State: Golden Flashes need vast offensive improvement to get past five-win plateau

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