Coaches Poll Top 25: Week 3 Football Rankings

Week 2 of the 2018 college football season is in the books, so it is time to take a look at the new Amway Coaches Poll.¬†The Coaches Poll, which is not part of the College Football Playoff selection committee’s formula to determine the four teams that will compete for the College Football Playoff National Championship, is voted on by 65 FBS head coaches.

The Alabama Crimson Tide continue to dominate the college football world, earning 59 first-place votes and the No. 1 ranking, while Clemson, Georgia, Ohio State, and Oklahoma round out the top five. Clemson picked up three first-place votes, while the Buckeyes earned one.

Did your favorite team make the top 25 rankings for Week 3?

The full Amway Coaches Poll Week 3 rankings can be seen below.

  1. Alabama (60)
  2. Clemson (2)
  3. Georgia
  4. Ohio State (1)
  5. Oklahoma
  6. LSU
  7. Stanford
  8. Notre Dame
  9. Penn State
  10. Virginia Tech
  11. Auburn
  12. Washington
  13. West Virginia
  14. Mississippi State
  15. Oklahoma State
  16. Wisconsin
  17. TCU
  18. UCF
  19. Oregon
  20. Miami
  21. Michigan
  22. Texas A&M
  23. Michigan State
  24. Boise State
  25. Boston College

Schools Dropped Out: No. 25 Arizona State

Others Receiving Votes: Kentucky 98; Duke 55; South Florida 45; Colorado 41; South Carolina 40; Iowa 36; Washington State 35; Brigham Young 30; Missouri 21; NC State 19; Appalachian State 13; Syracuse 11; California 11; Utah 10; Cincinnati 10; Texas 9; North Texas 5; Troy 4; Minnesota 3; San Diego State 3; Florida 3; Arizona State 3; Houston 2; Tennessee 2; Arkansas State 2; Vanderbilt 2; Fresno State 1.


2018 Coaches Poll — Week 3

  1. Alabama (59)
  2. Clemson (3)
  3. Georgia
  4. Ohio State (1)
  5. Oklahoma
  6. Wisconsin
  7. Auburn
  8. Notre Dame
  9. Stanford
  10. Penn State
  11. Virginia Tech
  12. Washington
  13. LSU
  14. TCU
  15. West Virginia
  16. Mississippi State
  17. Boise State
  18. UCF
  19. Oklahoma State
  20. Miami
  21. USC
  22. Michigan
  23. Oregon
  24. Michigan State
  25. Arizona State

Dropped out: South Carolina (24), Florida (25)

Others receiving votes: Texas A&M, Utah, Houston, South Carolina, Boston College, Kentucky, USF, Washington State, Colorado, Florida State, NC State, Iowa, Duke, Appalachian State, Cincinnati, Hawaii, Maryland, Missouri, Vanderbilt, Memphis, Arkansas State, Texas


2018 Coaches Poll Panel

  • Blake Anderson, Arkansas State
  • Major Applewhite, Houston
  • Dino Babers, Syracuse
  • Mike Bloomgren, Rice
  • John Bonamego, Central Michigan
  • Terry Bowden, Akron
  • Jeff Brohm, Purdue
  • Neal Brown, Troy
  • Troy Calhoun, Air Force
  • Rod Carey, Northern Illinois
  • Bill Clark, Alabama-Birmingham
  • Dave Clawson, Wake Forest
  • Geoff Collins, Temple
  • David Cutcliffe, Duke
  • Mark Dantonio, Michigan State
  • Bob Davie, New Mexico
  • Butch Davis, Florida International
  • Dana Dimel, Texas-El Paso
  • DJ Durkin, Maryland
  • Herm Edwards, Arizona State
  • Luke Fickell, Cincinnati
  • Jimbo Fisher, Texas A&M
  • P.J. Fleck, Minnesota
  • James Franklin, Penn State
  • Willie Fritz, Tulane
  • Scott Frost, Nebraska
  • Justin Fuente, Virginia Tech
  • Turner Gill, Liberty
  • Mike Gundy, Oklahoma State
  • Bryan Harsin, Boise State
  • Clay Helton, Southern California
  • Tom Herman, Texas
  • Dana Holgorsen, West Virginia
  • Mike Jinks, Bowling Green
  • Kliff Kingsbury, Texas Tech
  • Brad Lambert, Charlotte
  • Mike Leach, Washington State
  • Lance Leipold, Buffalo
  • Tim Lester, Western Michigan
  • Seth Littrell, North Texas
  • Rocky Long, San Diego State
  • Chad Lunsford, Georgia Southern
  • Mike MacIntyre, Colorado
  • Gus Malzahn, Auburn
  • Doug Martin, New Mexico State
  • Urban Meyer, Ohio State
  • Jeff Monken, Army
  • Dan Mullen, Florida
  • Pat Narduzzi, Pittsburgh
  • Ken Niumatalolo, Navy
  • Jay Norvell, Nevada
  • Barry Odom, Missouri
  • Ed Orgeron, LSU
  • Gary Patterson, TCU
  • Chris Petersen, Washington
  • Bobby Petrino, Louisville
  • Nick Saban, Alabama
  • Scott Satterfield, Appalachian State
  • Kirby Smart, Georgia
  • Rick Stockstill, Middle Tennessee
  • Charlie Strong, South Florida
  • Dabo Swinney, Clemson
  • Jeff Tedford, Fresno State
  • Kyle Whittingham, Utah
  • Everett Withers, Texas State