AP Preseason Poll breakdown

NEW YORK (AP) - Florida is No. 1 in The Associated Press' preseason Top 25 released today, followed by Texas, Oklahoma, Southern California and Alabama.

The Gators, however, are in a class by themselves. They received the highest percentage of votes for first place by any team in the history of the AP poll, which goes back to 1950.

Florida received 58 of the 60 first-place votes, or 96.7 percent. Texas got the other first-place votes.

The previous highest percentage of first-place votes in the AP preseason poll was 95.4 percent for Southern Cal in 2007. The Trojans failed to win the title that year.

Here's how the breakdown looks:

  1. Florida
  2. Texas
  3. Oklahoma
  4. USC
  5. Alabama
  6. Ohio State
  7. Virginia Tech
  8. Mississippi
  9. Oklahoma State
  10. Penn State
  11. LSU
  12. California
  13. Georgia
  14. Boise State
  15. Georgia Tech
  16. Oregon
  17. TCU
  18. Florida State
  19. Utah
  20. Brigham Young
  21. North Carolina
  22. Iowa
  23. Notre Dame
  24. Nebraska
  25. Kansas