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Preseason polls

By The Associated Press
Published September 1, 2006


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Rec. Pts. Pvs.

1. Ohio State (28) 10-2 1,487 4

2. Texas (11) 13-0 1,378 1

3. Notre Dame (9) 9-3 1,348 11

3. Southern Cal (1) 12-1 1,348 2

5. Oklahoma (13) 8-4 1,320 22

6. Auburn(1) 9-3 1,206 14

7. West Virginia 11-1 1,202 6

8. Florida 9-3 1,054 16

9. LSU 11-2 1,037 5

10. Florida State 8-5 874 23

11. Miami (Fla.) 9-3 839 18

12. California 8-4 798 25

13. Louisville 9-3 785 20

14. Georgia 10-3 784 10

15. Michigan 7-5 778 -

16. Virginia Tech 11-2 591 7

17. Iowa 7-5 519 -

18. Clemson 8-4 493 21

19. Penn State 11-1 406 3

20. Oregon 10-2 373 12

21. Texas Christian 11-1 270 9

22. Nebraska 8-4 261 24

23. Tennessee 5-6 216 -

24. Alabama 10-2 210 8

25. Texas Tech 9-3 198 19

Others receiving votes: Arizona State 182; Boston College 87; Utah 84; Arkansas 64; South Carolina 55; Boise State 46; Wisconsin 37; UCLA 29; Georgia Tech 28; Fresno State 14; Tulsa 11; Iowa State 9; Minnesota 9; Maryland 8; Purdue 7; Texas A&M 6; Memphis 5; Texas-El Paso 3.

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Rec Pts Pvs

1. Ohio St. (35) 10-2 1,558 4

2. Notre Dame (10) 9-3 1,470 9

3. Texas (8) 13-0 1,411 1

4. Auburn (3) 9-3 1,395 14

5. West Virginia (6) 11-1 1,354 5

6. Southern Cal (3) 12-1 1,345 2

7. Florida 9-3 1,178 12

8. LSU 11-2 1,144 6

9. California 8-4 975 25

10. Oklahoma 8-4 960 22

11. Florida State 8-5 949 23

12. Miami 9-3 893 17

13. Louisville 9-3 844 19

14. Michigan 7-5 824 -

15. Georgia 10-3 743 10

16. Iowa 7-5 720 -

17. Virginia Tech 11-2 614 7

18. Clemson 8-4 479 21

19. Penn State 11-1 386 3

20. Nebraska 8-4 332 24

21. Oregon 10-2 324 12

22. Texas Christian 11-1 257 11

23. Tennessee 5-6 215 -

24. Arizona State 7-5 182 -

25. Texas Tech 9-3 181 20

OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES: Alabama 141, Utah 52, Boston College 41, Georgia Tech 39, Boise State 23, Arkansas 18, Wisconsin 18, South Carolina 15, Tulsa 11, Texas A&M 10, Brigham Young 4, Purdue 4, Texas-El Paso 4, Iowa St. 3, Mississippi 3, Northern Illinois 3, Michigan State 2, Arizona 1.