USA Today Coaches’ Poll Week One: Alabama reclaims No. 1 spot, USC up to No. 2
USC, after toppling Hawaii in resounding fashion, takes the second spot, bumping LSU down to No. 3 from their preseason perch as No. 1.
Oregon and Oklahoma round out the top five. The Ducks received a lone first-place vote, while Alabama (37), USC (14) and LSU (7) collected the rest of the 59 first place ballots from the coaches.
USA Today Coaches’ Poll – September 4
|Rank||Team||Votes||Share of Vote|
|1||Alabama Crimson Tide||1447||.981|
|6||Florida State Seminoles||1144||.756|
|8||West Virginia Mountaineers||1032||.700|
|9||South Carolina Gamecocks||943||.639|
|11||Michigan State Spartans||868||.588|
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