Clemson

The defending national champion Clemson Tigers start at the top of the college football's associated press preseason top 25 poll.

 1. Clemson

 2. Alabama

 3.  Georgia

 4.  Oklahoma

 5.  Ohio State

 6.  LSU

 7.  Michigan

 8.  Florida

 9.  Notre Dame

10.  Texas

11. Oregon

12. Texas A&M

13. Washington

14. Utah

15. Penn State

16. Auburn

17. UCF

18. Michigan State

19. Wisconsin

20. Iowa

21. Iowa State

22. Syracuse

23. Washington State

24. Nebraska

25. Stanford