No surprise that defending champs Alabama ranked #1 receiving 42 first-place votes. Arizona, BYU's opening opponent, received 28 votes.
Ring up another milestone for coach Nick Saban's Tide dynasty.
UCF cracked last season's top 25 on October 1 following the team's 38-10 win over Maryland.
The Sooners are coming off a second College Football Playoff appearance in three seasons but must replace their Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback, Baker Mayfield, as well as Mackey Award-winner Mark Andrews at tight end.
The machine never stops in Tuscaloosa.
Central Florida was the only team in the country to go undefeated last season and - you might have heard - the school made a decision to declare the Knights national champions because why not?
Are you a die-hard College Football fan? The Knights are the highest-ranked team not in a Power Five conference, one spot ahead of Boise State from the Mountain West.
UCF was ranked No. 21 in the Associated Press preseason Top 25 poll released Monday. In the CFP/BCS era (1998-present), 19 teams have had unbeaten seasons.
As noted by Brett McMurphy, a high AP preseason ranking has been a pretty accurate predictor of national-championship success: Since 2004, only No. 22 Auburn in 2010 and No. 11 Florida State in 2013 won titles when ranked outside the preseason top 7.
No other Group of Five school cracked the top 25 but Florida Atlantic received 38 points in the voting, which was good enough for 30th overall. Utah in 2009 started 19th.
Oklahoma, which is No. 5 in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll, was the preseason pick to win the Big 12 Conference by the media and boasts seven players on the 2018 Preseason All-Big 12 Team.