So it's never too early to ask:. Clemson Tigers. OK, OK, so there's probably a little more that goes into it. It would sure help if Trevor Lawrence stays healthy all year and Jackson Carman blossoms at left tackle and the new faces on the defensive front -- K.
AP Top 25 Poll
PodcastOne: AP Top 25 College Football Podcast
Will Clemson win back-to-back national championships? Can Alabama avenge its loss in last year's College Football Playoff? And which schools could have surprise teams this year? The college football season is about to get underway, and these are only a few of the exciting storylines entering the new campaign. The top programs in the country are stacked with exceptional returning players, giving many teams reasonable hopes of ending the season with a national title. On Monday, the first AP Top 25 poll of the year will be released at noon ET, which will give an initial look at how the top teams in the country stack up.
College football rankings: Preseason Top 25 for 2019
The unprecedented pairing of both Iowa State and Iowa in the summertime tops continued Monday with both the Cyclones and Hawkeyes denting The Associated Press' preseason poll. Matt Campbell's bunch is ranked for the first time since he took charge in Ames and for just the second time in program history. This year's team comes in at No. Iowa State's only other appearance was in , when Earle Bruce's squad started the year in 20th before going