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Projecting This Year's Preseason Coaches' Poll, Which Should Drop Next Week

The Coaches' Poll is coming soon.

College football season starts on August 26, and it's likely that next week, we'll get our first look at the first major preseason poll.

Last year, the preseason Coaches' Poll was released on Thursday, August 4. It's pretty likely that this year's edition comes next week some time - perhaps next Thursday.

Earlier in the week, the AP announced that its preseason poll will be released on Monday, August 21.

Here's what we expect the preseason Coaches' Poll to look like:

  1. Alabama
  2. Ohio State
  3. Florida State
  4. USC
  5. Washington
  6. Clemson
  7. Penn State
  8. Oklahoma
  9. Wisconsin
  10. Auburn
  11. Oklahoma State
  12. Stanford
  13. LSU
  14. Louisville
  15. Florida
  16. Georgia
  17. Kansas State
  18. USF
  19. Michigan
  20. Miami
  21. West Virginia
  22. Washington State
  23. Tennessee
  24. Texas
  25. Virginia Tech

College football season is upon us.