2002 ESPN/Coaches Football Pre-Season Poll

The number one team in the nation is Miami with 34 first place votes, followed by Texas, Oklahoma, Florida State and Tennessee to round out the top five. Florida comes in at number 7.

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2002 Pre-Season ESPN/Coaches Football Poll

School '01 Rec. Pts. Final '01
1. Miami (Fla.) (34) 12-0 1,444 1
2. Texas (9) 11-2 1,399 5
3. Oklahoma (11) 11-2 1,397 6
4. Florida State (7) 8-4 1,357 15
5. Tennessee 11-2 1,255 4
6. Colorado 10-3 1,010 9
7. Florida 10-2 972 3
8. Nebraska 11-2 951 7
9. Washington 8-4 914 19
10. Michigan 8-4 894 20
11. Georgia 8-4 858 25
12. Ohio State 7-5 761 NR
13. LSU 10-3 749 8
14. Washington State 10-2 748 11
15. Oregon 11-1 663 2
16. Virginia Tech 8-4 550 18
17. Louisville 11-2 378 16
18. Michigan State 7-5 371 NR
19. Southern California 6-6 349 NR
20. Maryland 10-2 315 10
21. Marshall 11-2 280 21
22. South Carolina 9-3 213 13
23. Wisconsin 5-7 210 NR
24. Penn State 5-6 206 NR
25. N.C. State 7-5 174 NR
Others receiving votes: Texas A&M (158), Auburn (150), UCLA (114), Kansas State (110), Boston College (85), Brigham Young (84), Georgia Tech (70), Syracuse (66), Illinois (55), Oregon State (54), Clemson (46), Purdue (45), Utah (44), Fresno State (42), Mississippi (41), Arkansas (40), Colorado State (39), Southern Mississippi (23), Iowa State (22), Stanford (21), Notre Dame (18), Hawaii (14), Arizona (12), Iowa (11), Texas Tech (11), Boise State (7), Pittsburgh (7), North Carolina (4), Toledo (4), Virginia (3), Minnesota (2), West Virginia (2), Louisiana Tech (1), UNLV (1), Wake Forest (1).

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