Oklahoma claimed the top spot in The Associated Press preseason college football poll, edging out SEC power Alabama for the No. 1 ranking.
The defending Big 12 champions received 36 of 60 first-place votes and 1,464 points in the poll, which was released Saturday morning.
Alabama is one of a record eight SEC teams in the preseason poll. No. 3 Oregon received four first-place votes, No. 4 LSU received one and No. 5 Boise State netted two.
Notre Dame checked in at No. 16.
Here's a complete look at the poll.
ICONLandry Jones and the Sooners claimed the top spot in the preseason AP Top 25.
5. Boise State
6. Florida State
8. Texas A&M
9. Oklahoma State
12. South Carolina
13. Virginia Tech
16. Notre Dame
17. Michigan State
18. Ohio State
20. Mississippi State
24. West Virginia
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