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COLLEGE FOOTBALL Preview

28 PAGES OF SCOUTING REPORTS

SI'S TOP 10

1 / ALABAMA

2 / STANFORD

3 / TEXAS A&M

4 / OHIO STATE

5 / OREGON

6 / S. CAROLINA

7 / LOUISVILLE

8 / NOTRE DAME

9 / FLORIDA

10 / CLEMSON

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THE RISE OF THE NERDS

(See Stanford, Northwestern, Vandy, even Duke)

P. 46

Stanford's Shayne Skov

Who Can Beat Bama? The Smart Pick Is the Cardinal

P. 84

THE NEXT MIKE TROUT. THE NEXT BRYCE HARPER.

MINNESOTA'S FAT WITH TWIN PHENOMS

P. 40 /

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SI HAS SIX REGIONAL COVER THIS WEEK: CARY EDMONDSON/US PRESSWIRE (STANFORD)

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