- As we head into the preseason's second week of action, the Carolina Panthers rule our power rankings after showcasing their potent offense.
The college football season kicks off Aug. 26, when California and Hawaii meet in Australia (for some reason). The wait for meaningful NFL games is a great deal longer, with two and a half weeks still separating us from the Panthers-Broncos opener on Sept. 8.
The preseason offers us but a glimpse at the finished product for all 32 teams, but there are takeaways nonetheless. So, there was some movement in our Power Rankings, including right at the top.
The updated list: