Preseason Top 25 Intel

For this Insider series, we had a simple plan. Take Mark Schlabach's preseason Top 25 and dig into the numbers and trends. Can the stats, trends, stars and systems that defined each program last season come through again in 2009?

Well, we asked the coaches, the guys who spent all spring and are working all summer in the hope to make their team a success again in the fall. Some of them buy the numbers; some don't. Some have new ideas of their own and new concepts to reveal. Find out about all of it right here.