The 2011 preseason college football coaches poll has been released, and the Oklahoma Sooners will enter the new season as the favorite to win it all, carrying the No. 1 overall ranking.
Oklahoma received 42 of a possible 59 votes; Alabama, Oregon and LSU were the only other teams to receive No. 1 votes.
Florida State rounds out the top five in the preseason polls, which features two SEC powerhouses in Alabama and LSU, both will be vying for the SEC West division this season.
The defending champion Auburn Tigers enter the year ranked No. 19, and are expected to fade into mediocrity after the loss of superstar quarterback Cam Newton and defensive stopper Nick Fairley.
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