It’s official: the Chick-fil-a Kickoff in Atlanta will be a Top 10 showdown.
Washington and Auburn both made the cut in the preseason coaches’ poll, which was just released. The Huskies begin the season ranked No. 6 in the country, their highest preseason ranking since starting out slotted 4th in 1997, a season that ended with an 8-4 record.
Here’s the Top 25 according to the coaches heading into the 2018 season:
- Alabama (61 first-place votes)
- Clemson (3 first-place votes)
- Ohio State (1 first-place vote)
- Miami, Fla.
- Penn State
- Auburn (vs Washington, September 1 in Atlanta)
- Notre Dame
- Michigan State
- Stanford (vs Washington, November 3 in Seattle)
- USC (not on Washington’s regular season schedule)
- Virginia Tech
- Mississippi State
- Florida State
- West Virginia
- Boise State
- Oklahoma State