The initial preseason ballot of the BlogPoll Top 25 has been released. Alabama is No. 1, but is by no means via consensus; Oklahoma gets nearly as many No. 1 votes. Oregon is No. 3, collecting a handful of votes for No. 1. Boise State is 4th (1 1st-place vote) and FSU is 5th (2 1st-place votes).
My initial ballot is here: I am predicting Alabama to win the national title, beating Wisconsin. (But I have a healthy log-jam of 1-loss teams ready to pounce, including Boise State, South Carolina, Florida State, Oklahoma, Stanford, Oregon, Virginia Tech and TCU. I showed how I got there here.