STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Mississippi State comes in at No. 18 on the AP Top 25 poll.
This ranking is the Bulldogs’ highest preseason position in the poll since entering the 1981 season at No. 14.
As expected, Alabama is at No. 1, followed by Clemson, Georgia and Wisconsin.
Auburn comes in at No. 9. LSU comes in at No. 25.
The Bulldogs open their 2018 season on September 1 vs. Stephen F. Austin.
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