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Preseason Coaches' Poll Released

CollegeFootballNews.com
Posted Aug 2, 2012


LSU and Alabama on top of the first coaches' poll of 2012

CFN Breakdown and Analysis to come this afternoon

1. LSU (18) 13-1 1,403.

2 2. Alabama (20) 12-1 1,399 1

3. Southern California (19) 10-2 1,388 NR

4. Oklahoma (1) 10-3 1,276 15

5. Oregon 12-2 1,258 4

6. Georgia 10-4 1,061 20

7. Florida State (1) 9-4 1,055 23

8. Michigan 11-2 1,023 9

9. South Carolina 11-2 981 8

10. Arkansas 11-2 948 5

11. West Virginia 10-3 833 18

12. Wisconsin 11-3 743 11

13. Michigan State 11-3 717 10

14. Clemson 10-4 598 22

15. Texas 8-5 549 NR

16. Nebraska 9-4 501 24

17. TCU 11-2 499 13

18. Stanford 11-2 497 7

19. Oklahoma State 12-1 476 3

20. Virginia Tech 11-3 461 17

21. Kansas State 10-3 398 16

22. Boise State 12-1 271 6

23. Florida 7-6 250 NR

24. Notre Dame 8-5 166 NR

25. Auburn 8-5 66 NR

Others receiving votes (with 2011 records) Washington (7-6) 64; Louisville (7-6) 46; Georgia Tech (8-5) 35; Cincinnati (10-3) 32; Texas A&M (7-6) 28; Baylor (10-3) 23; Utah (8-5) 22; Mississippi State (7-6) 21; South Florida (5-7) 12; N.C. State (8-5) 11; BYU (10-3) 10; Louisiana Tech (8-5) 10; Virginia (8-5) 9; Houston (13-1) 7; Southern Mississippi (12-2) 6; Central Florida (5-7) 5; Rutgers (9-4) 5; Florida International (8-5) 3; Missouri (8-5) 3; Tennessee (5-7) 3; Northern Illinois (11-3) 2; Texas Tech (5-7) 1.