Preseason Coaches Top 25 Poll, Rankings Prediction 2021

What will the 2021 preseason U.S.A. TODAY Coaches Survey possibly appear like? It’s our forecasted finest guess on the early college football rankings.

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Prior to getting going, note that listed below is NOT the real 2021 Preseason U.S.A. TODAY Coaches Survey – it’s our forecast and forecast of what it may be.

The preseason college football surveys may not imply what they utilized to, however they’re still enjoyable, and they’re still an excellent sign of the expectations entering into a season.

Clemson was the preseason No. 1 group in the 2019 and 2020 Coaches Surveys. Ohio State was No. 2 in 2020, Alabama 3rd, Georgia 4th, and LSU 5th.

Where was Notre Dame? The ultimate College Football Playoff group began tenth, Texas A&M was 13th, and UCF (21st) and Cincinnati (22nd) were the only preseason ranked groups beyond the Power 5.

What will the 2021 preseason U.S.A. TODAY Coaches Survey rankings appear like? Thinking about how outrageous 2020 was – and how wild the last rankings were – this may be the most fascinating preseason leading 25 in a while.

This is normally a lot much easier – this may look absolutely ludicrous once the genuine thing comes out thinking about all the groups beyond the standard most likely to be in.

It’s our call based upon historic precedent, returning skill, and thinking how the coaches are viewing groups and huge brand compared to a few of 2020’s surprise stars.

Once the 2021 preseason U.S.A. TODAY Coaches Survey is launched, we’ll break everything down and do a deep dive analysis.

2021 Preseason U.S.A. TODAY Coaches Survey Forecast

Click each group for the CFN 2021 sneak peek. Number in parentheses is where each group ended up in last 2020 rankings.

25. Oklahoma State Cowboys (20)

24. Miami Hurricanes (22)

23. Michigan Wolverines (NR)

22. Liberty Flames (17)

21. Iowa Hawkeyes (16)

20. Arizona State Sun Devils (NR)

19. Washington Huskies (NR)

18. Indiana Hoosiers (12)

17. Texas Longhorns (19)

16. Penn State Nittany Lions (NR)

15. USC Trojans (21)

14. Wisconsin Badgers (NR)

13. Florida Gators (13)

12. LSU Tigers (NR)

11. North Carolina Tar Heels (18)

– CFN Sneak Peek 2021: All 130 Group Previews

10. Notre Dame Combating Irish (5)

9. Oregon Ducks (NR)

8. Cincinnati Bearcats (8)

7. Iowa State Cyclones (9)

6. Texas A&M Aggies (4)

– CFN 2021 Preseason Rankings 1-130

5. Ohio State Buckeyes (2)

4. Georgia Bulldogs (7)

3. Clemson Tigers (3)

2. Oklahoma Sooners (6)

1. Alabama Crimson Tide (1)

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.