2012 College Football BlogPoll Ballot - Initial Poll

Nick Saban's team starts the season at #1 on my 2012 ballot. Marvin Gentry-US PRESSWIRE

I'm really not a big fan of preseason polls. Instead I prefer to see teams play and then decide on the rankings. However, I also understand that you have to start somewhere so for that reason I humbly submit to you my 2012 BlogPoll preseason ballot. Throughout the season I'll be posting my ballot here on Mondays for your viewing and discussion. Who knows, you might even be able to change my mind on some things.

I honestly feel like the top three are interchangeable but Bama should get the nod until someone proves otherwise. Don't underestimate the loss of the Honey Badger to LSU but even at that they will still be in the hunt for the SEC crown which subsequently puts them in the hunt for the BCS title as well. USC is solid up front on both sides of the ball but depth is a bit of a concern.

Oklahoma and Oregon are also interchangeable with the Sooners also having depth issues up front but bitterness over a horrendous onside kick call six years ago a fourth year starter at QB gives them the edge over the Ducks. The rest is pretty much just a crap shoot based on opinion and predictions.

Check out the full ballot after the jump.

Next Five Out

26. Louisville

27. Auburn

28. Utah

29. Georgia

30. Baylor

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