Clemson preseason ranked No. 8

The AP Top 25 was released Saturday morning. The Tigers begin the 2013 season ranked No. 8 in the poll.

Clemson is the highest ranked team from the ACC.

Florida State is ranked No. 11.

Overall, the poll looks like this:

AP TOP 25
1. Alabama
2. Ohio State
3. Oregon
4. Stanford
5. Georgia
6. South Carolina
7. Texas A&M
8. Clemson
9. Louisville
10. Florida
11. Florida State
12. LSU
13. Oklahoma State
14. Notre Dame
15. Texas
16. Oklahoma
17. Michigan
18. Nebraska
19. Boise State
20. TCU
21. UCLA
22. Northwestern
23. Wisconsin
24. USC
25. Oregon State

Alabama, last year's National Champion, begins the season at No. 1.

Clemson opens the season versus No. 5 Georgia. It is the first meeting between the schools since 2003.

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