Following Trusty's awesome post about where last year's champs were ranked on Jan 25, here's where this year's champs were ranked at that time:

2008:
125: 2
133: 1
141: 10
149: 1
157: 8
165: 1
174: 1
184: 3
197: 2
285: 1
Team: 1

#1: 5
Top 3: 8
Lowest: #10

2007:
125: 15
133: 2
141: 3
149: 5
157: 4
165: 4
174: 1
184: 1
197: 5
HWT: 1
Team: 1

#1: 3
Top 3: 5
Lowest: #15