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