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Stanford Ranked Seventh in AP Preseason Poll
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 08/20/2011

Aug. 20, 2011

STANFORD, Calif. - Stanford holds down the seventh spot in the Associated Press' preseason Top 25 poll which was released Saturday morning, marking the program's first preseason ranking in the poll since 1993 and its highest debut since it was also ranked seventh to start the 1950 season.

Oklahoma received 36 of 60 first place votes and 1,464 points overall to hold down the number one spot.

Alabama, ranked second, is one of a record eight Southereastern Conference teams to receive preseason recognition in the poll. The Crimson Tide received 17 first place votes and 1,439 votes overall.

Oregon, which garnered eight first place votes, is ranked third, followed closely by LSU. The Ducks and Tigers will clash in a season opening showdown in Arlington, Texas on Sept. 3.

Boise State rounds out the top five, followed by Florida State, Stanford, Texas A&M, Oklahoma State and Nebraska.

Stanford was ranked sixth in the USA Today Coaches Poll which was released in early August.

2011 Associated Press Preseason Poll

1. Oklahoma (36 first-place votes)
2. Alabama (17)
3. Oregon (4)
4. LSU (1)
5. Boise St. (2)
6. Florida St.
7. Stanford
8. Texas A&M
9. Oklahoma St.
10. Nebraska
11. Wisconsin
12. South Carolina
13. Virginia Tech
14. TCU
15. Arkansas
16. Notre Dame
17. Michigan St.
18. Ohio St.
19. Georgia
20. Mississippi St.
21. Missouri
22. Florida
23. Auburn
24. West Virginia
25. USC

Others receiving votes:
Texas 114, Penn St. 75, Arizona St. 67, Miami 32, Utah 25, Southern Miss. 20, Iowa 19, BYU 15, NC State 15, Air Force 14, Houston 13, Pittsburgh 9, Michigan 7, Tennessee 5, UCF 5, Hawaii 4, N. Illinois 4, Tulsa 3, Arizona 2, Maryland 2, Nevada 1, Northwestern 1, Washington 1.


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