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The Associated Press preseason Top 25 poll for college football has now been released. Once again, I am honored to be one of the AP voters this season. Here is the ballot I submitted for the preseason poll:

1. Alabama
2. Clemson
3. Georgia
4. Wisconsin
5. Oklahoma
6. Washington
7. Ohio State
8. Miami
9. Michigan
10. Auburn
11. Penn State
12. Michigan State
13. Notre Dame
14. Stanford
15. Southern California
16. Florida State
17. Boise State
18. Virginia Tech
19. Mississippi State
20. West Virginia
21. Oregon
22. Texas
23. TCU
24. Central Florida
25. Boston College

Just missed the cut (my next 5):

26. Florida
27. Texas A&M
28. Utah
29. Arizona
30. LSU

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