2011 Preseason USA Today Top 25 Coaches Poll Released; Oklahoma No. 1

By Kevin Kelley -

USA Today Coaches PollThe 2011 preseason USA Today Coaches College Football Poll has been released and the Oklahoma Sooners top the rankings. Oklahoma received 42 first place votes and 1,454 total points.

The SEC has eight teams in the Top 25 poll to lead all conferences. The Big 12 and Big Ten are tied for second with five teams each. Listed below is the full conference breakdown:

  • SEC – 8
  • Big 12 – 5
  • Big Ten – 5
  • ACC – 2
  • Mtn. West – 2
  • Pac-12 – 2
  • Indep. – 1

The complete USA Today Coaches Top 25 Football Poll is listed below (first place votes; total points):

1. Oklahoma (42) 1,454
2. Alabama (13) 1,414
3. Oregon (2) 1,309
4. LSU (2) 1,296
5. Florida State 1,116
6. Stanford 1,101
7. Boise State 1,065
8. Oklahoma State 933
9. Texas A&M 885
10. Wisconsin 829
11. Nebraska 814
12. South Carolina 779
13. Virginia Tech 767
14. Arkansas 750
15. TCU 687
16. Ohio State 631
17. Michigan State 536
18. Notre Dame 440
19. Auburn 329
20. Mississippi State 301
21. Missouri 266
22. Georgia 260
23. Florida 240
24. Texas 162
25. Penn State 161

What do you think of the poll? Is your team ranked? Let us know in the comments below.

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7 Comments to 2011 Preseason USA Today Top 25 Coaches Poll Released; Oklahoma No. 1

  1. Paul B said....

    BYU’s not ranked, but after a 7-6 season that’s a good call. I like that Texas is ranked. Week one they’ll beat Rice for sure, and then be ranked still when BYU plays them.

    UCF almost made it on the list, glad to see them get recognized.

    August 4, 2011 at 6:20 pm
  2. JEAN said....

    GO SOONERS WELL DESERVED. CAN!T WAIT TO SEE WHAT COACH STOOPS AND HIS
    STAFF WILL HAVE IN STORE FOR US THIS YEAR.

    August 6, 2011 at 11:38 am
  3. Maximillian said....

    You don’t lose your coach and stay a top 10 team. I don’t care who your qb is

    August 8, 2011 at 11:17 pm
  4. scott said....

    time for sooners to dominate and win another national championship go sooners!

    August 9, 2011 at 8:33 pm
  5. Diego said....

    Texas + Oklahoma = red river rivalry

    October 10, 2011 at 9:28 pm
  6. nick said....

    WOW. How this changed! #Clemson!!!

    February 13, 2012 at 4:27 pm