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Title picks for non-power leagues

Is Louisville, led by QB Teddy Bridgewater and coach Charlie Strong, a good pick to win the AAC? John Sommers II/Icon SMI

While much of the college football preseason headlines have focused on the five "power conferences," there are several top 25-caliber teams hailing from smaller conferences.

Which programs from the non-power conferences -- including the American Athletic, Mountain West, Conference USA, Mid-American and Sun Belt -- are poised to capture league titles in 2013?

Here are my title picks for each of those conferences.


American Athletic 

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