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2016 CFB Previews Are Releasing

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Although the college football season is still three months away the litany of preview publications have started being released. What are these initial offerings predicting about the Hokies?

James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

Although the college football season is still three months away the litany of preview publications is being released.  What are these initial offerings saying about the Hokies?Although the start of the college football season is still a little over three months away the annual magazine previews are starting to be released. So far, I have been able to pick up the Athlon Sports 2016 College Football Preview and Sporting News College Football Preview. Phil Steele’s 2016 College Football Preview is still a month away from its June 28 release. Let’s take a look at what are these early previews have to say about The Virginia Tech Hokies.

Athlon Sports 2016 College Football Preview

Virginia Tech’s National Forecast: 29

Third in the ACC Coastal

Projected record: 8-5, 5-3 (ACC)

Bowl Projection: TaxSlayer Bowl

ACC Coastal Winner: North Carolina Tar Heels

ACC Atlantic Winner: Florida State Seminoles

ACC Champion: Florida State Seminoles

Sporting News 2016 College Football Preview

VT’s National Forecast: No specific forecast, but outside the top 25.

Third in the ACC Coastal

Projected Record: None provided, but at least six wins to be bowl eligible.

Bowl Projection: Belk Bowl

ACC Coastal Winner: North Carolina Tar Heels

ACC Atlantic Winner: Clemson Tigers

ACC Champion: Clemson Tigers

What are your thoughts? Do you think these predictions are valid?