Noles are 12th in preaseason Coaches' Poll

Posted at 3:08 PM, Aug 01, 2013
and last updated 2015-03-04 17:31:24-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - USA Today announced its preseason coaches' poll today, and Florida State comes in 12th.

The Noles are coming off a 2012 season where they won their first ACC Championship in seven years, 21-15 over Georgia Tech, and first BCS game in 13 years, 31-10 over Northern Illinois.

FSU is scheduled to report for fall camp Monday, August 5th.

Alabama is No. 1 in the USA Today preseason coaches' poll.


The Crimson Tide was an overwhelming choice, receiving 58 of 62 first-place votes. Ohio State was second and received three first-place votes. Oregon is No. 3, Stanford is 4, Georgia is five and No. 6 Texas A&M received the other first-place vote.


Half the top 10 is from the Southeastern Conference, which has won the last seven national championships, including three in the last four years by Alabama.


South Carolina is No. 7 and Florida is No. 10. No. 8 Clemson and No. 9 Louisville round out the top 10. No. 12 LSU gives the SEC six teams in the top 25.


Notre Dame, which lost the BCS title game 42-14 to Alabama last season, is No. 11.

Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.