Pre-Season (Aug 2 - Sep 3)

First Place Votes in Parentheses
Records include games against Division I opponents only.

AP Poll
# Team Record Pts Prev
1 Alabama (42) 11-0 1505 1
2 Clemson (18) 11-0 1476 4
3 Georgia 10-1 1350 2
4 Wisconsin (1) 7-4 1271 7
5 Ohio State 10-1 1256 5
6 Washington 8-3 1215 16
7 Oklahoma 10-1 1173 3
8 Miami (FL) 6-5 1027 13
9 Auburn 7-4 1013 10
10 Penn State 8-3 1012 8
11 Michigan State 6-5 877 15
12 Notre Dame 11-0 804 11
13 Stanford 6-4 778 20
14 Michigan 10-1 773 NR
15 USC 5-6 543 12
16 TCU 5-6 533 9
17 West Virginia 8-2 511 NR
18 Mississippi State 7-4 450 19
19 Florida State 5-6 384 NR
20 Virginia Tech 4-6 351 24
21 UCF 10-0 312 6
22 Boise State 9-2 292 22
23 Texas 8-3 216 NR
24 Oregon 7-4 148 NR
25 LSU 9-2 106 18
# Team Record Pts Prev
26 South Carolina 6-4 96 27
27 Florida 8-3 68 NR
28 Utah 8-3 60 NR
29 Oklahoma State 6-5 51 14
30 FAU 5-6 38 30
31 Arizona 5-6 28 NR
32 North Carolina State 7-3 22 23
33 Texas A&M 7-4 21 NR
34 Boston College 7-4 18 NR
35 Northwestern 7-4 13 17
36 Kansas State 5-6 10 NR
37 Iowa State 6-4 8 28
38 Houston 8-3 6 NR
39 Memphis 7-4 3 25
40 Iowa 7-4 2 34
40 Troy 9-2 2 31
42 Fresno State 9-2 1 32
42 Arkansas State 7-4 1 NR
42 Kentucky 8-3 1 NR
Coaches Poll
# Team Record Pts Prev
1 Alabama (61) 11-0 1621 1
2 Clemson (3) 11-0 1547 4
3 Ohio State (1) 10-1 1458 5
4 Georgia 10-1 1452 2
5 Oklahoma 10-1 1288 3
6 Washington 8-3 1245 15
7 Wisconsin 7-4 1243 6
8 Miami (FL) 6-5 1091 13
9 Penn State 8-3 1050 8
10 Auburn 7-4 1004 12
11 Notre Dame 11-0 892 11
12 Michigan State 6-5 870 16
13 Stanford 6-4 768 19
14 Michigan 10-1 752 NR
15 USC 5-6 691 10
16 TCU 5-6 530 9
17 Virginia Tech 4-6 524 25
18 Mississippi State 7-4 407 20
19 Florida State 5-6 328 NR
20 West Virginia 8-2 310 NR
21 Texas 8-3 265 NR
22 Boise State 9-2 261 22
23 UCF 10-0 259 7
24 LSU 9-2 254 18
25 Oklahoma State 6-5 168 14
# Team Record Pts Prev
26 South Carolina 6-4 138 28
27 Florida 8-3 135 NR
28 Oregon 7-4 105 NR
29 Utah 8-3 81 33
30 Texas A&M 7-4 67 NR
30 Northwestern 7-4 67 17
32 Kansas State 5-6 35 NR
33 FAU 5-6 27 28
34 Memphis 7-4 23 24
34 Boston College 7-4 23 NR
36 North Carolina State 7-3 22 23
37 Arkansas State 7-4 19 NR
37 Troy 9-2 19 27
39 Appalachian State 8-2 16 36
40 San Diego State 7-4 15 37
41 Kentucky 8-3 8 NR
41 Iowa State 6-4 8 32
41 Iowa 7-4 8 34
44 Washington State 10-1 7 26
45 South Florida 7-4 6 21
46 Duke 7-4 5 NR
47 Fresno State 9-2 4 28
48 Louisville 2-9 3 NR
49 Arizona 5-6 2 NR
49 Houston 8-3 2 NR
51 Army 9-2 1 31
51 Northern Illinois 7-4 1 NR