Clemson Claims Preseason Number One Ranking in AP Poll

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Cross off another milestone for Clemson, college football’s newest superpower.

For the first time, the defending national champion Tigers are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 presented by Regions Bank .

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Clemson won its second national title in three seasons behind freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence to claim equal standing with Alabama at the top of the sport.

The Crimson Tide, coming off a 44-16 loss to Clemson in the College Football Playoff championship, is No. 2. Clemson received 52 first-place votes and Alabama received the other 10. Clemson snaps a record-tying string of three straight years in which Alabama was the preseason No. 1.

Preseason AP top 25:

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

 

20) Iowa

21) Iowa State

22) Syracuse

23) Washington State

24) Nebraska

25) Stanford

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