Friday, June 19, 2009

BUCKEYES: CONSENSUS TOP 10 AMONG PRESEASON POLLS

Many of the nation's top college football publications and websites have released their 2009 preseason polls and the Ohio State Buckeyes are a consensus top 10 selection.

Listed below are where the Buckeyes rank nationally among some of the top forecasters in the business:
Phil Steele — No. 10
Athlon — No. 5
Lindy's — No. 8
The Sporting News — No. 9
Atlanta Journal-Constitution — No. 8
CBS Sportsline — No. 7
ESPN (Mark Schlabach) — No. 6
Gainesville Sun — No. 8
Knoxville News — No. 6
NationalChamps.net — No. 7
SouthernPigskin.com — No. 8
Sports Illustrated (Andy Samples) — No. 9

The Buckeyes begin the season on September 5, when they host the Navy Midshipmen at Ohio Stadium.