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COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREVIEW

DOUBLE ISSUE

BOISE STATE

THE BRONCOS HAVE THE DEFENSE TO WIN IT ALL

BY AUSTIN MURPHY

40 PAGES OF SCOUTING REPORTS

SI's TOP 10

1 ALABAMA

2 OHIO STATE

3 BOISE STATE

4 TEXAS

5 TCU

6 IOWA

7 FLORIDA

8 OREGON

9 NEBRASKA

10 VIRGINIA TECH

DE RYAN WINTERSWYK

CB BRANDYN THOMPSON

SS JERON JOHNSON

PHOTOON THE COVER Photograph by Peter Read Miller