AP Preseason Football Poll: ‘Bama No. 1, Huskers Get One Vote

Alabama is No. 1 in the AP preseason Top 25, while Nebraska is unranked heading into the college football season.  The Crimson Tide is the preseason No. 1 for the second straight season, seventh time in 15 years and ninth time overall. 

The Huskers did receive one vote.  Four Big Ten teams made the Top 25 – Ohio State at No. 2, Michigan at No. 8, Michigan State at No. 15 and Wisconsin at No. 18.  Nebraska will visit Michigan on November 12th and host Wisconsin a week later.  NU will also host No. 9 Oklahoma on September 17th. 

AP College Football Writer Ralph Russo says a number of coaches are on the hot seat before the season begins, including Scott Frost.