IOWA — The AP Top 25 Preseason football poll is out and both the Hawkeyes and Cyclones will start the season with a coveted spot on the list.
The Hawkeyes start the season ranked 20th in the nation. The Cyclones are right behind them in the 21st spot.
Defending national champion Clemson begins the season ranked as the top team in the nation. They’re followed by national runner-up Alabama and the Georgia Bulldogs in third.
Here are the complete rankings:
5 Ohio St
9 Notre Dame
12 Texas A & M
15 Penn State
17 Central Florida
18 Mich St
21 Iowa State
23 Washington State