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Here's ESPN's College Football Power Index Top 25

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ESPN's Football Power Index is meant to be the "best predictor of a team's performance going forward."

Since no games have been played, ESPN's FPI for the 2016 college football season uses stats from last season, returning players, projected strength of schedule and more. 

The team at No. 1 in ESPN's FPI is different than the team that will likely be topping the preseason polls. 

While Alabama holds the top spot in ESPN's preseason top 25, it's Florida State that tops the FPI. 

Here's the full top 25. 

  1. Florida State
  2. LSU
  3. Oklahoma
  4. Clemson
  5. Tennessee
  6. Alabama 
  7. Ole Miss
  8. Oklahoma State
  9. USC
  10. Georgia
  11. Michigan 
  12. UCLA
  13. Washington
  14. Texas A&M
  15. Ohio State
  16. Louisville
  17. Auburn
  18. Florida
  19. Notre Dame
  20. UNC
  21. Stanford
  22. Baylor
  23. Texas 
  24. Pittsburgh
  25. Arkansas

You can view the full FPI here