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College football polls announced: Let the trash talk begin

As anticipated Oklahoma is the preseason No. 1 in the USA today pre-season coaches' poll. The Sooners received 42 of the first-place votes, outshining the No. 2 ranked Alabama who received 13 votes.

The runner up from last year's BCS national championship game, Oregon, comes in third with two first-place votes. LSU and Florida State round out the top 5 teams in the nation.

Three Texas teams made the list. Texas A&M is ranked 9th, TCU is ranked 15th and despite finishing the 2010 season with a 5-7 record the Texas Longhorns come into 2011 ranked 24th.

Complete USA Today Coaches Poll: (# of first-place votes)

1. Oklahoma (42)

2. Alabama (13)

3. Oregon (2)

4. LSU (2)

5. Florida State

6. Stanford

7. Boise State

8. Oklahoma State

9. Texas A&M

10. Wisconsin

11. Nebraska

12. South Carolina

13. Virginia Tech

14. Arkansas

15. TCU

16. Ohio State

17. Michigan State

18. Notre Dame

19. Auburn

20. Mississippi State

21. Missouri

22. Georgia

23. Florida

24. Texas

25. Penn State

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