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Football kicks off in less than two weeks and both the AP Top 25 and Coaches Poll are out!

AP Preseason Top 25

RankTeamPoints (No. 1 votes)
1Alabama1,556 (54)
2Ohio State1,506 (6)
3Georgia1,455 (3)
4Clemson1,292
5Notre Dame1,242
6Texas A&M1,212
7Utah 1,209
8Michigan1,203
9Oklahoma956
10Baylor884
11Oregon831
12Oklahoma State814
13N.C. State752
14USC711
15Michigan State631
16Miami, Fla.476
17Pitt383
18Wisconsin365
19Arkansas348
20Kentucky332
21Ole Miss324
22Wake Forest303
23Cincinnati265
24Houston263
25BYU234

Others receiving votes: Tennessee 180, Texas 164, Iowa 163, Penn State 160, LSU 55, Fresno State 32, Minnesota 31, UCF 27, Purdue 17, Mississippi State 15, Auburn 15, Florida 14, Kansas State 14, North Carolina 9, Boise State 5, Air Force 4, Appalachian State 4, South Carolina 2, UCLA 2, San Diego State 2, Utah State 2, Nebraska 1

2022 Preseason USA Today Sports AFCA Coaches Poll

RankTeamPoints (No. 1 votes)
1Alabama1634 (54)
2Ohio State1564 (5)
3Georgia1542 (6)
4Clemson1356
5Notre Dame1284
6Michigan1232
7Texas A&M1219
8Utah1134
9Oklahoma1027
10Baylor891
11Oklahoma State859
12Oregon734
13N.C. State726
14Michigan State711
15USC602
16Pitt450
17Miami433
18Texas383 (1)
19Wake Forest381
20Wisconsin369
21Kentucky 353
22Cincinnati339
23Arkansas334
24Ole Miss327
25Houston 257

Others receiving votes: Iowa 248; Penn State 246; Tennessee 163; Brigham Young 152; Louisiana State 143; Auburn 98; Central Florida 55; North Carolina 34; San Diego State 25; Fresno State 21; Mississippi State 19; Florida 17; Utah State 12; Air Force 12; UCLA 10; Boise State 10; Appalachian State 10; Minnesota 6; South Carolina 5; Kansas State 4; Iowa State 3; Army 3; UL Lafayette 2; Southern Methodist 2; Purdue 2; Oregon State 2; Coastal Carolina 2; Texas-San Antonio 1; Louisville 1; Florida State 1.

While these polls will be released weekly during the season, the first CFP poll doesn’t come out until November 1 and that is the most impactful for the Valero Alamo Bowl.

This is the ninth year of the Bowl’s partnership with the Big 12 and Pac-12 schools to send their top schools outside the CFP to San Antonio. Here are the first eight games:

  • Jan. 2, 2015:  #14 UCLA 40 vs. #11 Kansas State 35
  • Jan. 2, 2016:  #11 TCU 47 vs. #15 Oregon 41 (3OT)
  • Dec. 29, 2016: #12 Oklahoma State 38 vs. #10 Colorado 8
  • Dec. 28, 2017:  #15 TCU 39 vs. #13 Stanford 37
  • Dec. 28, 2018:  #14 Washington State 28 vs. #24 Iowa State 26
  • Dec. 31, 2019: Texas 38 vs. #11 Utah 10
  • Dec. 28, 2020:  #20 Texas 55 vs. Colorado 23
  • Dec. 29, 2021: #16 Oklahoma 47 vs. #14 Oregon 32

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