Preseason AP Top 25 Poll

The defending national champions start 2016 as No. 1

Alabama, the defensing national champion, and Clemson are atop the AP preseason poll just as the finished last season's final poll. This is the fifth time overall and third under HC Nick Saban that the Tide start the season on top. 

The SEC leads all conferences with six selections. The Pac-12 has 5 teams, while the ACC, Big Ten, and Big 12 each have 4.

#1

Alabama (33)
#2

Clemson (16)

#3

Oklahoma (4)

#4

Florida State (5)

#5

LSU (1)

#6

Ohio State (1)

#7

Michigan (1)

#8

Stanford

#9

Tennessee

#10

Notre Dame

#11

Ole Miss

#12

Michigan State

#13

TCU

#14

Washington

#15

Houston

#16

UCLA

#17

Iowa

#18

Georgia

#19

Louisville

#20

USC

#21

Oklahoma State

#22

North Carolina

#23

Baylor

#24

Oregon

#25

Florida

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