The Sock 'Em, Bust 'Em Board Because that's our custom

West Virginia takes the field prior to the Cactus Bowl NCAA college football game against Arizona State, Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Eclipse? Sure, there’s that. But the AP Top 25 is unveiled today as well, so I thought I’d share my vote.
As you guys know, I take my vote seriously. I don’t just copy preseason mags, I research. I try to find the teams with the most talent. I vote those teams. And if, say, my No. 3, Notre Dame, fails to perform, so be it. But the Irish have a lot of talent to start.

That said, let’s get to it.
1. Alabama
2. Ohio State
3. ND
4. Oklahoma
5. LSU
6. Washington
7. Florida State
8. Clemson
9. Florida
10. Wisconsin
11. USC
12. Michigan
13. Auburn
14. Penn State
15. Miami
16. Texas
17. Virginia Tech
18. WVU
19. Stanford
20. Utah
21. N.C. State
22. Pittsburgh
23. Oklahoma State
24. Georgia
25. Louisville