Virginia Tech (#15) - Even with Frank Beamer at the helm, it's tough to rank a team this high with as many personnel losses they suffered and as many questions they have, especially on offense.
Michigan (#24) - It's hard for me to believe Michigan isn't going to suffer a pretty large setback due to the extreme change in coaching philosophies. Even if things go their way, I see them toward the middle of the pack in the Big Ten.
Penn State (#22) - Joe Paterno is as feisty as ever, and his team has an excellent defensive line and a veteran receiving corps that might give them a shot at the Big Ten title. Quarterback is a question mark, but senior Daryll Clark will have every opportunity to succeed.