Alabama football tops preseason FWAA-NFF Super 16 poll

The defending national champion Alabama Crimson Tide will enter the college football season atop yet another poll.

On Thursday, the Football Writers Association of America and the National Football Foundation unveiled the preseason FWAA-NFF Super 16 poll and, as you would expect, the Crimson Tide were No. 1.

Alabama received 26-first place votes to edge out Clemson — which received nine first-place votes — for the top spot.

First-place votes also went to Florida State, LSU and Michigan.

The SEC led the way with four teams in the preseason poll, while the Big Ten and Pac-12 have three apiece. The ACC and Big 12 are each represented by two teams, with the AAC and Independents each placing one team in the poll.

The complete FWAA-NFF Super 16 poll can be seen below:

  1. Alabama — 657 total points (26 first-place votes)
  2. Clemson — 628 (9)
  3. Oklahoma — 543
  4. Florida State — 542 (4)
  5. LSU — 510 (3)
  6. Ohio State — 468
  7. Michigan — 404 (1)
  8. Stanford — 343
  9. Tennessee — 330
  10. Notre Dame — 305
  11. TCU — 172
  12. Ole Miss — 171
  13. Michigan State — 168
  14. Houston — 160
  15. Washington — 111
  16. UCLA — 73

OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES: Iowa (67), Georgia (47), Oklahoma State (22), Oregon (21), Baylor (18), USC (16), Louisville (16), Wisconsin (11), Miami (Fla.) (9), Texas A&M (9), North Carolina (7), Florida (6), Texas (5), Arkansas (4), Auburn (4), Boise State (1)

Now, who is ready for some football?

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