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Alabama Tops 2017 AP Preseason Poll

Alabama is ranked No. 1 entering the 2017 college football season. Who else made the top 25?

The Alabama Crimson Tide are ranked No. 1 in the 2017 Associated Press preseason poll. 

Alabama is attempting to return to the College Football Playoff for the fourth straight season. The Tide lost to Clemson in last year's national championship. 

Ohio State, Florida State, USC and Clemson round out the top five. Alabama received 52 first-place votes, compared to three for the Buckeyes, four for the Seminoles and two for USC. 

Penn State, Oklahoma, Washington, Wisconsin and Oklahoma State finish out the top 10. 

Alabama is also ranked No. 1 in the Amway Coaches Poll. 

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Expect the polls to change after Week 1, when a number of top teams face each other. Alabama will face No. 3 Florida State, and No. 17 Florida will face No. 11 Michigan.

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South Florida, led by former Texas head coach Charlie Strong, is the lone non-Power 5 representative in the poll. The Bulls, coming off an 11-2 season, are ranked No. 19. 

Check out the complete top 25 below. 

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