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ESPN Releases Post-Spring College Football Top 25

There's a new No. 1 in ESPN's college football top 25.

ESPN has released a new college football top 25 poll following the spring season.

There's a new team at No. 1, too.

Alabama had been ESPN's No. 1 team in both its way-too-early top 25 and its post-National Signing Day top 25.

But the Crimson Tide have been overtaken by Ohio State.

Here's the new top 10:

  1. Ohio State
  2. Florida State
  3. Alabama
  4. USC
  5. Penn State
  6. Oklahoma State
  7. Clemson
  8. Oklahoma
  9. Washington
  10. Auburn

On Ohio State:

After Clemson demolished Ohio State 31-0 in a CFP semifinal last season, Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer shook up his coaching staff. New offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson seems determined to have quarterback J.T. Barrett throwing the ball down the field more often. That will require better protection from the offensive line and more consistency from the receiver corps. On defense, the Buckeyes will have one of the best front sevens in the country, but three starters must be replaced in the secondary. Cornerbacks Denzel Ward and Damon Arnette and safety Damon Webb emerged as possible replacements this spring. The Buckeyes will get an early test with a Sept. 9 home game against Oklahoma.

You can view ESPN's full top 25 here.