AP Poll Top 25 Poll: What It Should Be Without Big Ten, Pac-12

With the Big Ten and Pac-12 canceling/postponing their respective seasons, what should the AP be now?

With the Big Ten and Pac-12 canceling/postponing their respective seasons, what should the AP be now?


For some reason, the AP wasn’t able to adjust and do its preseason rankings correctly – it included teams that aren’t even playing this year.

Here’s what it should be, based on schools still expected to play college football in 2020.

Original preseason 2020 top 25 ranking in italics.

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25. TCU Horned Frogs (5-7) (38) 9

24. Baylor Bears (11-3) (36) 15

23. Kentucky Wildcats (8-5) (34) 20

22. Appalachian State Mountaineers (13-1) (32) 26

21. Louisville Cardinals (8-5) (31) 32

20. Miami Hurricanes (6-7) (30) 42

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19. Virginia Tech Hokies (8-5) (27) 85

18. Memphis Tigers (12-2) (26) 86

17. Tennessee Volunteers (8-5) (25) 133

16. Iowa Hawkeyes (10-3) (24) 134

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15. Iowa State Cyclones (7-6) (23) 199

14. UCF Knights (10-3) (21) 229

13. Cincinnati Bearcats (11-3) (20) 234

12. North Carolina Tar Heels (7-6) (18) 496

11. Oklahoma State Cowboys (8-5) (15) 672

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10. Texas Longhorns (8-5) (14) 703

9. Texas A&M Aggies (8-5) (13) 764

8. Auburn Tigers (9-4) (11) 852

7. Notre Dame Fighting Irish (11-2) (12) 995

6. Florida Gators (11-2) (8) 1125

5. LSU Tigers (15-0) (6) 1186 (1 1st)

4. Oklahoma Sooners (12-2) (5) 1269

3. Georgia Bulldogs (12-1) (4) 1270

2. Alabama Crimson Tide (11-2) (3) 1422 (2 1st)

1. Clemson Tigers (14-1) (1) 1520 (38 1st)

Others receiving votes: Virginia 7, Navy 6, Florida State 6, SMU 3, Mississippi State 3, UAB 1

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Coaches Poll: What The Top 25 Should Be Without Big Ten, Pac-12

With the Big Ten and Pac-12 canceling/postponing their respective seasons, what should the Coaches Poll be now?

With the Big Ten and Pac-12 canceling/postponing their respective seasons, what should the Coaches Poll be now?


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The coaches are all really busy right now, so let’s help them all out by adjusting the Amway preseason top 25 coaches poll to what it should be now without the Big Ten, Pac-12 and Mountain West teams.

Original preseason 2020 top 25 ranking in italics.

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25. Virginia Cavaliers (9-5) (37) 13

24. Navy Midshipmen (11-2) (36) 17

23. Appalachian State Mountaineers (13-1) (35) 31

22. Miami Hurricanes (6-7) (34) 58

21. Louisville Cardinals (8-5) (33) 62

20. Baylor Bears (11-3) (31) 66

19. Memphis Tigers (12-2) (30) 71

18. Kentucky Wildcats (8-5) (29) 73

17. Tennessee Volunteers (8-5) (26) 111

16. Iowa State Cyclones (7-6) (25) 135

15. Virginia Tech Hokies (8-5) (24) 143

14. Cincinnati Bearcats (11-3) (22) 229

13. UCF Knights (10-3) (21) 232

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12. North Carolina Tar Heels (7-6) (19) 415

11. Oklahoma State Cowboys (8-5) (16) 524

10. Texas Longhorns (8-5) (14) 703

9. Texas A&M Aggies (8-5) (13) 807

8. Auburn Tigers (9-4) (11) 898

7. Notre Dame Fighting Irish (11-2) (10) 1012

6. Florida Gators (11-2) (8) 1176

5. Oklahoma Sooners (12-2) (6) 1315

4. LSU Tigers (15-0) (5) 1330 (6 1st)

3. Georgia Bulldogs (12-1) (4) 1345

2. Alabama Crimson Tide (11-2) (3) 1495 (4 1st)

1. Clemson Tigers (14-1) (1) 1589 (38 1st)

Others receiving votes: Mississippi State 9; TCU 7; UL Lafayette 3; SMU 3; Pitt 1; Kansas State 1; Duke 1

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Amway Coaches Poll Top 25 Powered By USA TODAY Sports: Preseason Rankings

Where do all the top teams rank in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll powered by USA TODAY Sports Top 25?

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Where do all the top teams rank in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll powered by USA TODAY Sports Top 25? Which teams just missed out and are also receiving votes?


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2019 Preseason USA Today Coaches Poll Top 25

Last season’s record and final Coaches’ Poll finish in italics.

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25. Iowa State Cyclones (7-6) (NR)

24. Virginia Tech Hokies (8-5) (NR)

23. Iowa Hawkeyes (10-3) (15)

22. Cincinnati Bearcats (11-3) (21)

21. UCF Knights (10-3) (24)

20. Utah Utes (11-3) (16)

19. North Carolina Tar Heels (7-6) (NR)

18. Minnesota Golden Gophers (11-2) (10)

17. USC Trojans (8-5) (NR)

16. Oklahoma State Cowboys (8-5) (NR)

15. Michigan Wolverines (9-4) (19)

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14. Texas Longhorns (8-5) (NR)

13. Texas A&M Aggies (8-5) (NR)

12. Wisconsin Badgers (10-4) (13)

11. Auburn Tigers (9-4) (14)

10. Notre Dame Fighting Irish (11-2) (11)

9. Oregon Ducks (12-2) (5)

8. Florida Gators (11-2) (7)

7. Penn State Nittany Lions (11-2) (9)

6. Oklahoma Sooners (12-2) (6)

5. LSU Tigers (15-0) (1)

4. Georgia Bulldogs (12-1) (4)

3. Alabama Crimson Tide (11-2) (8)

2. Ohio State Buckeyes (13-1) (3)

1. Clemson Tigers (14-1) (2)

Others receiving votes: Tennessee 111; Boise State 111; Arizona State 88; Kentucky 73; Memphis 71; Baylor 66; Washington 65; Louisville 62; Miami 58; Appalachian State 31; Navy 17; Virginia 13; Air Force 12; Mississippi State 9; Texas Christian 7; Washington State 6; Tulane 5; California 5; UL Lafayette 3; Southern Methodist 3; Nebraska 3; Stanford 2; Pittsburgh 1; Kansas State 1; Indiana 1; Duke 1.

The Amway Board of Coaches is made up of 65 head coaches at Bowl Subdivision schools. All are members of the American Football Coaches Association. The board for the 2020 season. Dino Babers, Syracuse; Craig Bohl, Wyoming; Neal Brown, West Virginia; Troy Calhoun, Air Force; Matt Campbell, Iowa State; Steve Campbell, South Alabama; Jason Candle, Toledo; Jamey Chadwell, Coastal Carolina; Paul Chryst, Wisconsin; Geoff Collins, Georgia Tech; David Cutcliffe, Duke; Butch Davis, Florida International; Manny Diaz, Miami (Fla.); Dana Dimel, Texas-El Paso; Sonny Dykes, Southern Methodist; Luke Fickell, Cincinnati; Jimbo Fisher, Texas A&M; Pat Fitzgerald, Northwestern; James Franklin, Penn State; Hugh Freeze, Liberty; Willie Fritz, Tulane; Scott Frost, Nebraska; Justin Fuente, Virginia Tech; Todd Graham, Hawaii; Jeff Hafley, Boston College; Thomas Hammock, Northern Illinois; Bryan Harsin, Boise State; Will Healy, Charlotte; Clay Helton, Southern California; Tyson Helton, Western Kentucky; Tom Herman, Texas; Skip Holtz, Louisiana Tech; Mike Houston, East Carolina; Brian Kelly, Notre Dame; Chris Klieman, Kansas State; Lance Leipold, Buffalo; Tim Lester, Western Michigan; Seth Littrell, North Texas; Mike Locksley, Maryland; Scot Loeffler, Bowling Green; Chad Lunsford, Georgia Southern; Gus Malzahn, Auburn; Doug Martin, New Mexico State; Jeff Monken, Army; Dan Mullen, Florida; Billy Napier, Louisiana-Lafayette; Ken Niumatalolo, Navy; Jay Norvell, Nevada; Ed Orgeron, LSU; Gary Patterson, TCU; Jeremy Pruitt, Tennessee; Nick Saban, Alabama; Scott Satterfield, Louisville; Jeff Scott, South Florida; Kirby Smart, Georgia; Lovie Smith, Illinois; Jonathan Smith, Oregon State; Frank Solich, Ohio; Jake Spavital, Texas State; Rick Stockstill, Middle Tennessee; Kevin Sumlin, Arizona; Dabo Swinney, Clemson; Mel Tucker, Michigan State; Matt Wells, Texas Tech; Kyle Whittingham, Utah.

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