Aug. 20 AP Preseason Football Rankings

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Aug. 20 AP Preseason Football Rankings

2018 AP Preseason Poll 

Rank, Team (First-Place Votes), Points, 2017 Record, Previous
1, Alabama (42), 1,505, 13-1, 1
2, Clemson (18), 1,476, 12-2, 4
3, Georgia, 1,350, 13-2, 2
4, Wisconsin (1), 1,271, 13-1, 7
5, Ohio State, 1,256, 12-2, 5
6, Washington, 1,215, 10-3, 16
7, Oklahoma, 1,173, 12-2, 3
8, Miami (FL), 1,027, 10-3, 13
9, Auburn, 1,013, 10-4, 10
10, Penn State, 1,012, 11-2, 8
11, Michigan State, 877, 10-3, 15
12, Notre Dame, 804, 10-3, 11
13, Stanford, 778, 9-5, 20
14, Michigan, 773, 8-5, NR
15, USC, 543, 11-3, 12
16, TCU, 533, 11-3, 9
17, West Virginia, 511, 7-6, NR
18, Mississippi State, 450, 9-4, 19
19, Florida State, 384, 7-6, NR
20, Virginia Tech, 351, 9-4, 24
21, UCF, 312, 13-0, 6
22, Boise State, 292, 11-3, 22
23, Texas, 216, 7-6, NR
24, Oregon, 148, 7-6, NR
25, LSU, 106, 9-4, 18

Others receiving votes: South Carolina 96, Florida 68, Utah 60, Oklahoma State 51, Florida Atlantic 38, Arizona 28, NC State 22, Texas A&M 21, Boston College 18, Northwestern 13, Kansas State 10, Iowa State 8, Houston 6, Memphis 3, Iowa 2, Troy 2, Fresno State 1, Arkansas State 1, Kentucky 1