The 2012 preseason AP Top 25 College Football Poll has been released and the USC Trojans top the rankings. USC received 25 first place votes and 1,445 total points.
Alabama, the defending BCS National Champion, is second with 17 first place votes and 1,411 points. LSU, Oklahoma, and Oregon round out the Top 5.
The SEC and Big 12 each have six teams in the Top 25 poll. The Big Ten is second with five teams. Listed below is the full conference breakdown:
The complete AP Top 25 Football Poll is listed below (first place votes; total points):
Others Receiving Votes: Notre Dame 83, Washington 55, Auburn 53, North Carolina 32, Utah 30, Georgia Tech 25, BYU 22, Tennessee 15, South Florida 11, Baylor 9, Texas A&M 5, UCF 4, Cincinnati 3, Missouri 3, N.C. State 3, Houston 1, Louisiana Tech 1, Mississippi St. 1, N. Illinois 1.
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