The 2013 Preseason USA TODAY Sports Top 25 Coaches Poll has been released and the Alabama Crimson Tide top the rankings. Alabama received 58 first place votes and 1,545 total points.
Ohio State, who finished the 2012 season undefeated at 12-0 but was ineligible for the Coaches Poll, comes in at number two. The Buckeyes received three first place votes and 1,427 points overall. Oregon follows in third place with no first place votes and 1,397 points.
The SEC has six teams in the Top 25 poll, including five in the Top 10, to lead all conferences. The Big Ten and Pac-12 are tied for second with five teams, followed by the Big 12 with four. Listed below is the full conference breakdown:
The complete USA TODAY Sports Coaches Top 25 Football Poll is listed below (first place votes; total points):
|2.||Ohio State (3)||1,427|
|6.||Texas A&M (1)||1,215|
Others Receiving Votes
Kansas State (11-2) 113; Miami (Fla.) 101; Michigan State 89; Baylor 80; Virginia Tech 65; Fresno State 62; Arizona State 51; Mississippi 32; Vanderbilt (9-4) 29; Utah State (11-2) 23; Brigham Young 20; North Carolina 19; Northern Illinois (12-2) 19; Tulsa (11-3) 9; Ohio 8; San Jose State (11-2) 8; Arizona 5; Cincinnati (10-3) 3; East Carolina 3; Kent State 3; Mississippi State 3; Washington 3; Central Florida 2; Arkansas 1; Arkansas State 1; Rutgers 1; Tennessee 1; Toledo 1.
What do you think of the poll? Is your team ranked? Let us know in the comments below.