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Initial AP Poll | Oklahoma Sooners Earn No. 7 Ranking

Rich DeCray

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On Monday, the Associated Press released the first poll of the 2018 college football season. The top of the list is littered with programs spanning the SEC as well as the Big Ten with a few others sprinkled in. However, it should come as no surprise that the Oklahoma Sooners weigh in as the top team in the Big 12 with the No. 7 ranking.

 
1
Alabama (42)
SEC
Record: 13-1
PV Rank

1

Points

1,505

2
Clemson (18)
ACC
Record: 12-2
4
1,476
3
Georgia
SEC
Record: 13-2
2
1,350
4
Wisconsin (1)
Big Ten
Record: 13-1
7
1,271
5
Ohio State
Big Ten
Record: 12-2
5
1,256
6
Washington
Pac-12
Record: 10-3
16
1,215
7
Oklahoma
Big 12
Record: 12-2
3
1,173
8
Miami (FL)
ACC
Record: 10-3
13
1,027
9
Auburn
SEC
Record: 10-4
10
1,013
10
Penn State
Big Ten
Record: 11-2
8
1,012
11
Michigan State
Big Ten
Record: 10-3
15
877
12
Notre Dame
Division I FBS Independents
Record: 10-3
11
804
13
Stanford
Pac-12
Record: 9-5
20
778
14
Michigan
Big Ten
Record: 8-5
773
15
USC
Pac-12
Record: 11-3
12
543
16
TCU
Big 12
Record: 11-3
9
533
17
West Virginia
Big 12
Record: 7-6
511
18
Mississippi State
SEC
Record: 9-4
19
450
19
Florida State
ACC
Record: 7-6
384
20
Virginia Tech
Record: 9-4
24
351
21
UCF
The American
Record: 13-0
6
312
22
Boise State
Mountain West
Record: 11-3
22
292
23
Texas
Big 12
Record: 7-6
216
24
Oregon
Pac-12
Record: 7-6
148
25
LSU
SEC
Record: 9-4
18
106

In total, four programs represent the Big 12 Conference in the initial AP Poll top twenty-five. Of course, it’ll be interesting to see how things play out as programs from across the country eliminate one another from title contention. The upsets and unexpected turns throughout the season are what college football fans live for!

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