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2016 Preseason College Football AP Poll Top 25


Where do all the top teams rank in the preseason AP Poll Top 25? Which teams start the season up top in the mix, and which ones just missed out and are waiting in the wings?


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2016 Preseason AP College Football Poll

1. Alabama (33) 1,469
2. Clemson (16) 1,443
3. Oklahoma (4) 1,352
4. Florida State (5) 1,325
5. LSU (1) 1,269
6. Ohio State (1) 1,224
7. Michigan (1) 1,147
8. Stanford 1,029
9. Tennessee 1.021
10. Notre Dame 1,006
11. Ole Miss 718
12. Michigan State 710
13. TCU 707
14. Washington 651
15. Houston 644
16. UCLA 496
17. Iowa 484
18. Georgia 448
19. Louisville 447
20. USC 344
21. Oklahoma State 316
22. North Carolina 283
23. Baylor 280
24. Oregon 218
25. Florida 180

Others receiving votes: Miami 159, Texas A&M 81, Utah 74, Washington State 68, Boise State 49, San Diego State 46, Wisconsin 42, Auburn 22, Pittsburgh 15, Arkansas 14, Texas 12, Nebraska 11, Navy 8, Northwestern 5, Western Kentucky 4, South Florida 2, Toledo 2