Lindy's ranks Wisconsin football No. 11

Three Badgers tabbed preseason All-Americans

The Wisconsin football team will knock on the door of the top 10 this fall, according to the Lindy's College Football Annuals preseason Top 25 poll, released this week. The Badgers were ranked No. 11 overall and picked to finish third in the Big Ten, behind Michigan and Ohio State, which were ranked No. 5 and No. 9 in the nation, respectively. Co-defending National Champion USC was rated as the top team in the country.

Wisconsin was also represented on Lindy's preseason All-American rosters. Seniors free safety Jim Leonhard and defensive tackle Anttaj Hawthorne were listed as first-team All-Americans, while senior tailback Anthony Davis was a second-team All-American selection.

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