Alabama received 11 of the 13 first place votes cast in the Legends Top 8 Poll this week after defeating the former number one, Mississippi State. Bama took a 25-20 victory over the Bulldogs last week, dropping Mississippi State to fourth.
The Legends Top 8 Poll is determined by the votes of 13 former college head football coaches.
Following the top four in the poll are TCU, Ohio State, Baylor, and Georgia, which made its first appearance in the poll after an impressive win over Auburn. Also receiving votes were Ole Miss and Michigan State.
Alabama received the first place votes of 11 of the 13 coaches – all but former FSU Coach Bobby Bowden and former BYU Coach LaVell Edwards. Both had Bama second.