Southern Schools Dominate Preseason College Football Poll

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Southern Schools Dominate Preseason College Football Poll

The Amway preseason Coaches Poll featuring the nations top 25 college football teams was released late last week and 6 SEC schools made the list with Alabama maintain the top spot.

Besides the Tide, the other 5 SEC schools are:

LSU (6)

Tennessee (10)

Ole Miss (12)

Georgia (16)

Florida (25)

Other schools south of the Mason-Dixon line claiming a spot are: Clemson (2), Florida State (4), Houston (13), TCU (14), North Carolina (20), Baylor (21), Louisville (23)

Here is the complete list:

Amway Coaches Poll Preseason Top 25
Rank Team Points 1st-Place Votes
1 Alabama 1585 55
2 Clemson 1524 7
3 Oklahoma 1398 0
4 Florida State 1351 1
5 Ohio State 1321 0
6 LSU 1241 0
7 Stanford 1149 0
8 Michigan 1062 0
9 Notre Dame 1034 0
10 Tennessee 960 1
11 Michigan State 901 0
12 Mississippi 792 0
13 Houston 668 0
14 TCU 649 0
15 Iowa 579 0
16 Georgia 525 0
17 USC 468 0
18 Washington 454 0
19 Oklahoma State 426 0
20 North Carolina 422 0
21 Baylor 383 0
22 Oregon 361 0
23 Louisville 331 0
24 UCLA 296 0
25 Florida 245 0

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In all, over half of the top 25 teams are from the South. And to our Northern, Midwest and West Coast brethren, well, I will admit, not many southern schools will make the Hockey or Lacrosse pre-season list. Congrats.

2016-10-17T17:31:10+00:00August 8th, 2016|Sports|Comments Off on Southern Schools Dominate Preseason College Football Poll