The USA Today Amway Coaches Preseason Top-25 came out on Thursday, and Florida State landed at No. 4. The Seminoles received one first place vote, likely from head coach Jimbo Fisher who is back voting in the poll. They garnered 1351 points.
The rest of the Top-5 is as follows:
1. Alabama (55)
2. Clemson (7)
4. Florida State (1)
5. Ohio State
Only one team outside the Top-5, Tennessee at No. 10 received a first place vote. Three of the four playoff teams return in the Top-4 of the preseason rankings. Florida State replaced Michigan State, which came in at No. 11.
The Seminoles will play five games against the preseason Top-25. In addition to Clemson at No. 2, Ole Miss landed at No. 12, North Carolina at No. 20, Louisville at No. 23, and Florida at No. 25.
Miami (FL) was the first team out of the Top-25 in the receiving votes category with 120. They are 125 points behind Florida. The only other Florida State opponent to receive votes was South Florida with 2.
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