Ohio State ranked No. 4 in USA Today Coaches Poll


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Ohio State came in at No. 4 in the first USA Today Coaches Poll for the 2021 college football season. Alabama ranked No. 1 after receiving 63 of the 65 possible first-place votes. Oklahoma and Clemson snagged the 2nd and 3rd place spots, respectively.

No. 10 ranked Cincinnati received its highest preseason ranking since USA Today started administering the coaches poll in 1991. Iowa State also got its highest ranking with the Cyclones coming in at No. 8.

The Associated Press Top 25 will be released on Aug. 16.

Here’s a full breakdown of the Coaches Poll Top 25:

  1. Alabama
  2. Oklahoma
  3. Clemson
  4. Ohio State
  5. Georgia
  6. Texas A&M
  7. Notre Dame
  8. Iowa State
  9. North Carolina
  10. Cincinnati
  11. Florida
  12. Oregon
  13. LSU
  14. USC
  15. Wisconsin
  16. Miami
  17. Indiana
  18. Iowa
  19. Texas
  20. Penn State
  21. Washington
  22. Oklahoma State
  23. UL Lafayette
  24. Coastal Carolina
  25. Ole Miss

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