College football is now two weeks away and the preseason polls keep coming.
The latest one was released Wednesday morning via ESPN’s college football insider Brett McMurphy. McMurphy unveiled a snippet of his list through Twitter, prior to supplying a ballot.
My preseason AP ballot: OhSt TCU Bay USC MichSt Ore AU ND Ala Clem ASU UCLA LSU GT Ga OU FSU Ark Stan Az OleMiss Wis OkSt VT Tn
— Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) August 19, 2015
McMurphy, like most reporters, had Ohio State ranked No. 1 and TCU at No. 2 for this season. Where Alabama comes in is the intriguing part. The Crimson Tide is positioned third, according to the Amway Coaches’ Poll and fifth by Sports Illustrated and ESPN.
McMurphy personally has Alabama ranked ninth, behind Notre Dame (#8), Auburn (#7), Oregon (#6) and Michigan State (#5). Listed below is McMurphy’s top 25 preseason ballot.
- Ohio State
- Michigan State
- Notre Dame
- Arizona State
- Georgia Tech
- Florida State
- Ole Miss
- Oklahoma State
- Virginia Tech