The AP Top 25: Week 1

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The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press preseason college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2018 records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and 2018 final ranking:
 

Record  Pts  Pv
 1. Clemson (52)       15-0   1540   1
 2. Alabama (10)       14-1   1496   2
 3. Georgia            11-3   1403   7
 4. Oklahoma           12-2   1331   4
 5. Ohio St.           13-1   1261   3
 6. LSU                10-3   1199   6
 7. Michigan           10-3   1164  14
 8. Florida            10-3   1054   7
 9. Notre Dame         12-1   1044   5
10. Texas              10-4   1005   9
11. Oregon              9-4    860  NR
12. Texas A&M           9-4    852  16
13. Washington         10-4    786  13
14. Utah                9-5    772  NR
15. Penn St.            9-4    651  17
16. Auburn              8-5    578  NR
17. UCF                12-1    410  11
18. Michigan St.        7-6    377  NR
19. Wisconsin           8-5    370  NR
20. Iowa                9-4    330  25
21. Iowa St.            8-5    302  NR
22. Syracuse           10-3    209  15
23. Washington St.     11-2    200  10
24. Nebraska            4-8    154  NR
25. Stanford            9-4    141  NR

   Others receiving votes: Missouri 117, Army 94, Mississippi St. 87, Miami 70, Northwestern 63, TCU 57, Virginia 44, Boise St. 38, Cincinnati 16, South Carolina 15, Virginia Tech 12, Fresno St. 8, Utah St. 8, Minnesota 7, Memphis 6, Appalachian St. 5, UAB 3, West Virginia 3, Oklahoma St. 3, Arizona St. 3, Arizona 1, Southern Cal 1.