PRESEASON AP TOP 25 COLLEGE FOOTBALL POLL
(First-place votes in parentheses)

  1.  Alabama (54)
    2009 Record: 14-0
    2010 Opener: Saturday, September 4 vs. San Jose State at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 7 p.m. ET
  2.  Ohio State (3)
    2009 Record: 11-2
    2010 Opener: Thursday, September 2 vs. Marshall at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, 7:30 p.m. ET
  3.  Boise State (1)
    2009 Record: 14-0
    2010 Opener: Monday, September 6 vs. No. 10 Virginia Tech at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, 8 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  4.  Florida
    2009 Record: 13-1
    2010 Opener: Saturday, September 4 vs. Miami (OH) at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field in Gainesville, Florida, noon ET
  5.  Texas (1)
    2009 Record: 13-1
    2010 Opener: Saturday, September 4 vs. Rice at Reliant Stadium in Houston, 3:30 p.m. ET
  6.  TCU
    2009 Record: 12-1
    2010 Opener: Saturday, September 4 vs. No. 24 Oregon State at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, 7:45 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  7.  Oklahoma (1)
    2009 Record: 8-5
    2010 Opener: Saturday, September 4 vs. Utah State at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma, 7 p.m. ET
  8.  Nebraska
    2009 Record: 10-4
    2010 Opener: Saturday, September 4 vs. Western Kentucky at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska, 7 p.m. ET
  9.  Iowa
    2009 Record: 11-2
    2010 Opener: Saturday, September 4 vs. Eastern Illinois at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa, 12:05 p.m. ET
  10.  Virginia Tech
    2009 Record: 10-3
    2010 Opener: Monday, September 6 vs. No. 3 Boise State at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, 8 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  11.  Oregon
    2009 Record: 10-3
    2010 Opener: Saturday, September 4 vs. New Mexico at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon, 3:30 p.m. ET
  12.  Wisconsin
    2009 Record: 10-3
    2010 Opener: Saturday, September 4 vs. UNLV at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, 11 p.m. ET (VERS)
  13.  Miami
    2009 Record: 9-4
    2010 Opener: Thursday, September 2 vs. Florida A&M at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, 7:30 p.m. ET
  14.  Southern California
    2009 Record: 9-4
    2010 Opener: Thursday, September 2 vs. Hawaii at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, 11 p.m. ET
  15.  Pittsburgh
    2009 Record: 10-3
    2010 Opener: Thursday, September 2 vs. Utah at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, 8:30 p.m. ET
  16.  Georgia Tech
    2009 Record: 11-3
    2010 Opener: Saturday, September 4 vs. South Carolina State at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, 1 p.m. ET
  17.  Arkansas
    2009 Record: 8-5
    2010 Opener: Saturday, September 4 vs. Tennessee Tech at Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, Arkansas, 7 p.m. ET
  18.  North Carolina
    2009 Record: 8-5
    2010 Opener: Saturday, September 4 vs. No. 21 LSU at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, 8 p.m. ET (ABC)
  19.  Penn State
    2009 Record: 11-2
    2010 Opener: Saturday, September 4 vs. Youngstown at Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania, noon ET
  20.  Florida State
    2009 Record: 7-6
    2010 Opener: Saturday, September 4 vs. Samford at Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida, noon ET.
  21.  LSU
    2009 Record: 9-4
    2010 Opener: Saturday, September 4 vs. No. 18 North Carolina at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, 8 p.m. ET (ABC)
  22.  Auburn
    2009 Record: 8-5
    2010 Opener: Saturday, September 4 vs. Arkansas State at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Alabama, 7 p.m. ET
  23.  Georgia
    2009 Record: 8-5
    2010 Opener: Saturday, September 4 vs. Louisiana Lafayette at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia, 12:20 p.m. ET
  24.  Oregon State
    2009 Record: 8-5
    2010 Opener: Saturday, September 4 vs. No. 6 TCU at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, 7:45 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  25.  West Virginia
    2009 Record: 9-4
    2010 Opener: Saturday, September 4 vs. Coastal Carolina at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia, 3:30 p.m. ET

Also Receiving Votes – Cincinnati 108, Stanford 81, Utah 80, South Carolina 71, Houston 66, Connecticut 32, Notre Dame 31, Missouri 27, BYU 19, Arizona 15, Clemson 15, Texas Tech 14, Navy 12, Washington 8, Texas A&M 7, Mississippi 6, Oklahoma State 3, Central Michigan 2, Middle Tennessee 2, Temple 2, Boston College 1, SMU 1, Central Florida 1.