Sean Merriman, BTN.com web editor, June 28, 2016
Phil Steele's much-anticipated college football preview magazine has arrived!
There are five Big Ten teams ranked in Steele's Preseason Top 25, highlighted by Ohio State at No. 6.
Michigan is ranked No. 12 in Steele's rankings, while defending Big Ten champion Michigan State comes in at No. 13.
Iowa is slated at No. 14, and Nebraska rounds out Steele's Big Ten teams at No. 22.
Just last week, BTN.com published a piece on Ohio State's Urban Meyer and Michigan State's Mark Dantonio being among the best college football coaches at developing NFL talent. As you can see here, Meyer's Buckeyes and Dantonio's Spartans both appear in Steele's Top 15 teams in 2016.
Here is a look at Steele's complete Top 25 rankings.
1. Florida State
6. Ohio State
9. Notre Dame
13. Michigan State
16. Boise State
17. Ole Miss
Others to consider: Penn State, Wisconsin