FWAA Pre-Season Poll
Defending Champs take the Top Spot
– Defending national champion Alabama takes the No. 1 spot in the Preseason Super 16 Poll.
– The Big Ten leads all conferences with five teams in the Preseason Super 16 Poll. The Pac-12 and SEC each have three while the ACC and Big 12 have two each. Notre Dame represents the lone independent.
– A total of 34 teams received at least one vote in the Preseason Poll.
– Four games involving FBS teams kick off the season in Week Zero this Saturday, with the official kickoff weekend starting the following Thursday, Aug. 30.
– The first regular season FWAA-NFF Super 16 Poll will be released on Tuesday, Sept. 4, to account for the games played on Labor Day.