Bowl season is yet to get underway, but is it ever too early to look ahead to next season? The people at NationalChamps.net don’t think so. The site has already released its 2009 preseason top 25 and projected conference champions.
Vanderbilt is ranked 23rd in the poll. The other ranked SEC teams are Florida (No. 1), Alabama (No. 2), Georgia (No. 9), Ole Miss (No. 11) and LSU (No. 16).
Rounding out the top five were Texas, Oklahoma and Southern California.
Click here to view the entire poll.