FLORIDA #1 IN USA TODAY COACHES POLL
Friday, August 7th, 2009 -- 5:49 am
Posted by Larry Hoeser, Sports Director
Defending national champion Florida tops the USA Today preseason football coaches' poll, receiving 53 of 59 first-place votes. Texas was second in the poll followed by Oklahoma, Southern California, Alabama, Ohio State,Virginia Tech, Penn State, LSU and Mississippi. Texas had four first-place votes, and Oklahoma and Southern California each had one. The Associated Press preseason Top 25 will be released Saturday, Aug. 22.