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Texas Longhorns ranked No. 23 in preseason Top 25

Opening day is Feb. 19.

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The Texas Longhorns begin baseball season next month, and will be nationally ranked when they do so. has the 'Horns at No. 23 in its preseason poll.

Here's the full rundown:

1 Florida
2 Louisville
3 Vanderbilt
4 Texas A&M
5 Oregon State
6 Miami
8 Oklahoma State
9 California
10 N.C. State
12 Southern California
13 Virginia
14 Oregon
15 Mississippi State
16 North Carolina
17 South Carolina
18 Louisiana-Lafayette
19 TCU
20 Florida State
21 Cal State Fullerton
22 Houston
23 Texas
24 Coastal Carolina
25 Arkansas

Defending national champion Virginia is expected to have a tough time repeating as they come in at No. 13, while Florida is favored to win its first national championship. The Big 12 placed three teams in the top 25, and the state of Texas placed four.

Last fall's signing class added 12 players to a roster already filled with young talent, including several power arms that will augment a pitching staff boosted by several players returning from injury. The Longhorns will look to improve on a disappointing 2015 starting with opening day's home game against UNLV on Feb. 19.