Iowa starts at No. 10 in coaches' poll

The USA Today preseason coaches' poll was released earlier today and Iowa checks in at No. 10. It's their highest ranking to start the season in the poll since 2005, when they also started off No. 10.

The USA Today preseason coaches' poll was released earlier today and Iowa checks in at No. 10. It's their highest debut in the poll since 2005, when they also started off the season No. 10.

The Alabama Crimson Tide got 55 of 59 possible first place votes, cruising to the No. 1 spot. Ohio State checks in at No. 2 with four 1st place votes. Florida, Texas, and Boise State round out the top five.

Other teams making it from the Big Ten include: Wisconsin (No. 12) and Penn State (No. 14).

Future Big Ten conference member Nebraska, who is in their last year of Big 12 conference affliation, checks in at No. 9, one spot ahead of Iowa by 49 points.


Top 25 Coaches Poll

1. Alabama (55)
2. Ohio State (4)
3. Florida
4. Texas
5. Boise State
6. Virginia Tech
7. TCU
8. Oklahoma
9. Nebraska
10 Iowa
11. Oregon
12. Wisconsin
13. Miami (FL)
14. Penn State
15. Pittsburgh
16. LSU
17. Georgia Tech
18. North Carolina
19. Arkansas
20. Florida State
21. Georgia
22. Oregon State
23. Auburn
24. Utah
24. West Virginia


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