2017 Preseason AP Poll released; Alabama No. 1

By Kevin Kelley -

The 2017 Preseason AP Poll has been released and the Alabama Crimson Tide are ranked first. Alabama received 52 first place votes and 1,513 total points.

Alabama is also ranked first in the Amway Coaches Poll that was released on August 4.

Ohio State comes in at number two in the AP Poll. The Buckeyes received three first place votes and 1,414 points overall. Florida State, USC, and Clemson round out the preseason AP Top 5.

The SEC leads all conferences with six teams in the AP Top 25 poll. The ACC and Big 12 are second with five teams, followed by the Big Ten and Pac-12 with four and The American with one.

The complete 2017 Preseason AP Poll is listed below:

1. Alabama (52)
2. Ohio State (3)
3. Florida State (4)
4. USC (2)
5. Clemson
6. Penn State
7. Oklahoma
8. Washington
9. Wisconsin
10. Oklahoma State
11. Michigan
12. Auburn
13. LSU
14. Stanford
15. Georgia
16. Louisville
17. Florida
18. Miami, FL
19. USF
20. Kansas State
21. Virginia Tech
22. West Virginia
23. Texas
24. Washington State
25. Tennessee

Others Receiving Votes

TCU 98, Utah 85, Notre Dame 65, Boise State 37, NC State 26, Northwestern 25, Pittsburgh 23, Oregon 21, Houston 19, Colorado 18, San Diego State 9, UCLA 9, BYU 5, Appalachian State 4, Nebraska 4, Tulsa 4, Kentucky 3, Texas A&M 3, Michigan State 1.

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