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#CFBTop20: Top 20 college football players of 2015

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CFB 24/7 is marking the days to the start of the 2015 season by counting down the top 20 players in college football.

We asked seven of our writers and analysts to provide us with their personal top-20 player lists, ranking them 1-20 based on their status entering the 2015 season. From those, we aggregated an overall top-20 list by using a points system. A player received 20 points for a first-place vote, 19 points for second place and so on through one point for a 20th-place vote.

Six players shared the seven first-place votes. In all, 50 players received at least one top-20 vote. Tell us where we erred by leaving a comment below, or join the debate on Twitter by using #CFBTop20.

No. 1: Joey Bosa, DE, Ohio State

» CFB 24/7 panel points: 109
» Highest analyst ranking: 1st
» Lowest analyst ranking: 12th
» Fan ranking: 3rd

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No. 2: Trevone Boykin, QB, TCU

» CFB 24/7 panel points: 92
» Highest analyst ranking: 1st
» Lowest analyst ranking: 14th
» Fan ranking: 7th

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No. 3: Jaylon Smith, LB, Notre Dame

» CFB 24/7 panel points: 89
» Highest analyst ranking: 1st
» Lowest analyst ranking: NR
» Fan ranking: 11th

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No. 4: Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss

» CFB 24/7 panel points: 88
» Highest analyst ranking: 2nd
» Lowest analyst ranking: NR
» Fan ranking: 12th

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No. 5: Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State

» CFB 24/7 panel points: 87
» Highest analyst ranking: 1st
» Lowest analyst ranking: NR
» Fan ranking: 4th

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No. 6: Scooby Wright III, LB, Arizona

» CFB 24/7 panel points: 78
» Highest analyst ranking: 1st
» Lowest analyst ranking: NR
» Fan ranking: 13th

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No. 7: Vernon Hargreaves III, CB, Florida

» CFB 24/7 panel points: 74
» Highest analyst ranking: 4th
» Lowest analyst ranking: 20th
» Fan ranking: 5th

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No. 8: Nick Chubb, RB, Georgia

» CFB 24/7 panel points: 67
» Highest analyst ranking: 6th
» Lowest analyst ranking: NR
» Fan ranking: 1st

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No. 9: Myles Garrett, DE, Texas A&M

» CFB 24/7 panel points: 58
» Highest analyst ranking: 2nd
» Lowest analyst ranking: NR
» Fan ranking: NR

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No. 10: Connor Cook, QB, Michigan State

» CFB 24/7 panel points: 51
» Highest analyst ranking: 5th
» Lowest analyst ranking: 18th
» Fan ranking: 2nd

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No. 11: Myles Jack, LB, UCLA

» CFB 24/7 panel points: 45
» Highest analyst ranking: 4th
» Lowest analyst ranking: NR
» Fan ranking: 6th

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No. 12: Tyler Boyd, WR, Pittsburgh

» CFB 24/7 panel points: 43
» Highest analyst ranking: 6th
» Lowest analyst ranking: NR
» Fan ranking: 15th

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No. 13: Cody Kessler, QB, USC

» CFB 24/7 panel points: 41
» Highest analyst ranking: 6th
» Lowest analyst ranking: NR
» Fan ranking: 14th

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No. 14: Jalen Ramsey, CB, Florida State

» CFB 24/7 panel points: 36
» Highest analyst ranking: 2nd
» Lowest analyst ranking: NR
» Fan ranking: NR

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No. 15: Braxton Miller, WR, Ohio State

» CFB 24/7 panel points: 35
» Highest analyst ranking: 1st
» Lowest analyst ranking: NR
» Fan ranking: 8th

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No. 16: Ronnie Stanley, OT, Notre Dame

» CFB 24/7 panel points: 33
» Highest analyst ranking: 4th
» Lowest analyst ranking: NR
» Fan ranking: NR

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No. 17: Shilique Calhoun, DE, Michigan State

» CFB 24/7 panel points: 32
» Highest analyst ranking: 4th
» Lowest analyst ranking: NR
» Fan ranking: NR

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No. 18: Adoree' Jackson, CB, USC

» CFB 24/7 panel points: 31
» Highest analyst ranking: 10th
» Lowest analyst ranking: NR
» Fan ranking: NR

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No. 19: DeForest Buckner, DE, Oregon

» CFB 24/7 panel points: 30
» Highest analyst ranking: 9th
» Lowest analyst ranking: NR
» Fan ranking: NR

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No. 20: Shawn Oakman, DE, Baylor

» CFB 24/7 panel points: 29
» Highest analyst ranking: 12th
» Lowest analyst ranking: NR
» Fan ranking: 16th

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CFB 24/7 voting panel: Gil Brandt, Bucky Brooks, Charles Davis, Chase Goodbread, Daniel Jeremiah, Chad Reuter and Lance Zierlein.

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