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ESPN Computer Names Most "Overrated" Team In AP Top 25

Zach Shackelford and the Texas Longhorns football offense in the huddle.

AUSTIN, TX - OCTOBER 13: Zach Shackelford #56 of the Texas Longhorns and Elijah Rodriguez #72 huddle before the game against the Baylor Bears at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on October 13, 2018 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)

The Associated Press college football preseason top 25 poll was released earlier this afternoon, with Clemson coming in at No. 1 for the first time in program history.

Alabama came in at No. 2, with Georgia, Oklahoma and Ohio State rounding out the top five. LSU, Michigan, Florida, Notre Dame and Texas were No. 6 to No. 10, respectively.

Who's overrated?

According to ESPN's Football Power Index projections, it's the Longhorns.

Texas is far from a preseason top 10 team, according to ESPN's computer model.

The Longhorns have a 14-ranking difference in the Associated Press preseason top 25 and the preseason Football Power Index, making them arguably the most "overrated" team in the eyes of ESPN's computer model.

ESPN's FPI places Texas as the No. 24 team in the country. The computer model is projecting a record of 7.7-4.6, a far cry from a top 10 team.

Texas will get a chance to prove itself early, though, as the Longhorns are set to play No. 6 LSU in Week 2.

You can view the full preseason top 25 poll here.