The first edition of the USA Today Coaches Poll was released today and as expected, the Oklahoma Sooners have claimed the #1 spot. The Sooners collected 42 of a possible 59 first place votes. OU was followed by Alabama at #2 (13 1st place votes), Oregon at #3 (2 1st place votes), LSU at #4 (2 1st place votes), and Florida State at #5.
The top ten was rounded out in the following order; Stanford, Boise State, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M, and Wisconsin. Missouri checks in at #21 which is surprisingly low in my opinion. Then, a little lower down in the