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Alabama Tops Preseason Coaches Poll 57

Posted: August 6, 2010, 10:47 AM ; Updated: August 6, 2010, 12:11 PM

TYSONS CORNER, Va. (AP) -- Defending national champion Alabama is No. 1 atop the USA Today preseason coaches' poll.

Boise State will begin the season ranked No. 5. The Broncos, like Alabama, finished last season 14-0. They beat TCU in the Fiesta Bowl.

The Crimson Tide got 55 of 59 possible first place votes. The other four went to Ohio State, which is No. 2 in the newspaper's ranking.

The coaches' poll is part of the BCS formula used to determine its national champion.

1. Alabama
2. Ohio State
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
t24. Utah
t24. West Virginia

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57 Comments

Iowa Hawkeyes all the way!!!!!!!

OSU BABY ALL THE WAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY

Wisconsin all the way not OSU!!!!

The Tide r gonna win it all. even though i cant stand em, they're the best in the nation and Mark Ingram will dominate once again. But I dont think dat he win da Heisman Ryan Mallet or Tyrell Pryor will win it

dunkerdude126 u r right osu gonna win it all

YES!! I'm from OSU and I hope those predictions are right! We have the best QB in the league this year. I'd pay just to be at a championship!

When you say league i hope you mean there confrence cause in my opinon jake Locker is a little bit better then Pryor Locker is up in the Northwest he get no Publicity for the last3 years and deserves a lot this year because me being a UW fan he gets me excited for this season nothin against Pryor i like Ohio state and pryor but Lockers #1 in my book

Right on! Buckeyes all the way! Lets just hope that last year's Rose Bowl was a sign that our luck has changed and maybe we can win the championship! (fingers crossed!)

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wow stick

WOW

Where is Notre Dame! They hould be no. 25 in the nation at least.

You're right!

You wish!!! :)

Iowa hawkeyes all the way

Alabama vs. Ohio state= Bcs championship end of story

Florida State should be ranked higher...around 15-18

no they are going to win 7 or 6 games

Let's go for Northern Illinois University and Villanova!!!!!!!! They will go to a bowl!!

tar heels

GO PSU! The Lions should be ranked higher!

Dude I am a Penn State Nittany Lions fan and they are probably not going to be great.

Go Auburn, Oklahoma, and Oregon

go mark ingram!

they should call Ohio state vs Miami The Revenge of Lebron

Ha Ha! Ur rite

ya miamI 13 the U !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11

M-I-N-N-E-S-O-T-A
Minnesota! Minnesota! yaaaay Gophers!

are u kidding me oregon? u guys just lost your star quarterback and the buckeyes beat u guys with your QB. imagine how much people could beat u without your quarterback. GO OSU!!!!!!!

Correction, go OU.

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