NEW YORK (WTVA) - The Associated Press ranked Clemson as the No. 1 team in its preseason Top 25 poll.
The poll, which was released on Monday, featured Alabama, Georgia, Oklahoma and Ohio State rounding out the Top 5 respectively.
Four other Southeastern Conference schools made the Top 25:
No. 6 – LSU
No. 8 - Florida
No. 12 - Texas A&M
No. 16 - Auburn
Missouri (117), Mississippi State (87) and South Carolina (15) received votes.
Memphis received 6 votes.
Ole Miss opens its season on Aug. 31 at Memphis.
MSU kicks off the same day in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome versus Louisiana.