Coaches Top 25 released

 

 

The USA Today Top 25 football coaches preseason poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2012 records, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, and ranking in final 2012 poll:

Record Pts Pvs

 1. Alabama (58) 13-1 1,545 1

 2. Ohio State (3) 12-0 1,427 NR

 3. Oregon 12-1 1,397 2

 4. Stanford 12-2 1,262 6

 5. Georgia 12-2 1,250 4

 6. Texas A&M (1) 11-2 1,215 5

 7. South Carolina 11-2 1,136 7

 8. Clemson 11-2 1,047 9

 9. Louisville 11-2 1,010 13

10. Florida 11-2 930 10

11. Notre Dame 12-1 872 3

12. Florida State 12-2 844 8

13. LSU 10-3 797 12

14. Oklahoma State 8-5 726 NR

15. Texas 9-4 622 18

16. Oklahoma 10-3 620 15

17. Michigan 8-5 589 NR

18. Nebraska 10-4 426 23

19. Boise State 11-2 420 14

20. TCU 7-6 400 NR

21. UCLA 9-5 202 NR

22. Northwestern 10-3 186 16

23. Wisconsin 8-6 172 NR

24. Southern Cal 7-6 165 NR

25. Oregon State 9-4 135 19

Others receiving votes: Kansas State 113; Miami (Fla.) 101; Michigan State 89; Baylor 80; Virginia Tech 65; Fresno State 62; Arizona State 51; Mississippi 32; Vanderbilt 29; Utah State 23; Brigham Young 20; North Carolina 19; Northern Illinois 19; Tulsa 9; Ohio 8; San Jose State 8; Arizona 5; Cincinnati 3; East Carolina 3; Kent State 3; Mississippi State 3; Washington 3; Central Florida 2; Arkansas 1; Arkansas State 1; Rutgers 1; Tennessee 1; Toledo 1.

 

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