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Five for the top 40 in 2014

Five teams that could crack the top 40 in five years

Updated: August 7, 2009, 12:43 PM ET
By Bruce Feldman | ESPN The Magazine
David Drapkin/Getty ImagesThe hype surrounding new Syracuse coach Doug Marrone has been positive.

I've already given you my amendments to our top 40 mock draft; now it's time to look to the future and see who could make the jump into the top 40 in five years. It's tricky trying to project who the next Boise State will be or who might emerge thanks to a Frank Beamer-like leader. Some of those up-and-coming coaches end up bolting too soon. But here are my five programs to keep an eye on for 2014.

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