ESPN drops too-early 2023 college football top 25

After a mostly eventful 2022 season, which culminated in two of the most fantastically entertaining College Football Playoff semifinals before a lackluster blowout in the national championship game, all eyes are turning to 2023.

Different outlets have different methods when it comes to evaluating who will be the best of the best in the upcoming season, and ESPN revealed who it thinks will be the top 25 teams in its too-early ranking the day after the championship game. It continues to believe the best teams from this year will stay up top, but there are a few surprises sprinkled in. Here is how ESPN sees it.

Georgia Bulldogs

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Ohio State Buckeyes

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Michigan Wolverines

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Florida State Seminoles

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Alabama Crimson Tide

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Penn State Nittany Lions

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USC Trojans

Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

LSU Tigers

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Oregon Ducks

Joseph Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports

Tennessee Volunteers

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Washington Huskies

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TCU Horned Frogs

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Utah Utes

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Notre Dame Fighting Irish

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Clemson Tigers

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Texas Longhorns

Scott Wachter-USA TODAY Sports

Oregon State Beavers

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Kansas State Wildcats

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Tulane Green Wave

Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports

Ole Miss Rebels

Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

North Carolina Tar Heels

Rich Storry-USA TODAY Sports

UTSA Roadrunners

Helen Comer-The Daily News

Texas Tech Red Raiders

Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

James Madison Dukes

Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

Iowa Hawkeyes

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Story originally appeared on Wolverines Wire