NCAA Football rankings 2016: Early look at the top 25

18. North Carolina


Like in 2015, the Tar Heels will ride on their offense’s success and Mitch Trubisky looks to pick up where Marquise Williams left off. Do-it-all guy Ryan Switzer is their best player and he should be a big reason for their success going into 2016.

Gene Chizik seems to have their defense on the right path to compete at the highest level in the ACC, but they will have to continue to improve. It wouldn’t be a surprise to see them representing the ACC Coastal again this year.

Jim Mora wants Josh Rosen to think like a NFL QB