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SCOUTING REPORTS

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SI'S TOP 25

1. ALABAMA

2. USC

3. LSU

4. OREGON

5. OKLAHOMA

6. WISCONSIN

7. SOUTH CAROLINA

8. MIC HIGAN STATE

9. GEORGIA

10. WEST VIRGINIA

11. FLORIDA STATE

12. ARKANSAS

13. MICHIGAN

14. CLEMSON

15. TEXAS

16. KANSAS STATE

17. STANFORD

18. VIRGINIA TECH

19. NEBRASKA

20. GEORGIA TECH

21. TCU

22. OHIO STATE

23. BOISE STATE

24. AUBURN

25. NC STATE

PHOTO ILLUSTRATION

PHOTOGRAPH BY BRETT DUKE/THE TIMES-PICAYUNE/LANDOV

PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY SI IMAGING

No more Honey Badger? LSU doesn't give a rip. The Tigers still hold down the No. 3 spot in SI's ranking, thanks to QB transfer Zach Mettenberger, who plans to put some air under the team's title hopes.