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Which surprise teams can get off to hot starts this season? #DearAndy

In this pre-Week 1 #DearAndy, Andy Staples picks some teams that can get off to fast starts and which new defensive coordinator will have the biggest impact.

In this pre-Week 1 issue of #DearAndy, Andy Staples answers your questions from Twitter on…

• Which team is most likely to get off to a fast start only to collapse down the stretch? Whose schedule sets them up to pile on wins through the first few months of the season?

• Which new SEC defensive coordinator will have the biggest immediate impact? Who gets the most out of their new teams between South Carolina’s Jon Hoke, Texas A&M’s John Chavis and Auburn’s Will Muschamp?

• What can we expect from Oregon after losing Marcus Mariota and gaining Vernon Adams? Can the Eastern Washington transfer Adams fill the shoes of the Heisman Trophy winner?

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