2011 College Football Rankings: Boise State No. 7, TCU No. 15 In Coaches Poll

The preseason USA Today coaches poll is out and two Mountain West squads make the cut in Boise State landing at No. 7 and TCU at No. 15; Air Force is in the other receiving votes category.

Oklahoma is far and away the top ranked team, but it is a surprise to me that LSU is at the fourth spot with no quality quarterback on their roster. However, the same thing could be said for No. 2 Alabama who will have a new inexperienced signal caller.

Seeing Boise State and TCU at seven and 15 respectively seems about right to me. Other Mountain West opponents that are ranked are No. 10 Wisconsin, No. 11 Nebraska, No. 14 Arkansas, No. 18 Notre Dame and No. 22 Georgia. There are Michigan, Hawaii, BYU and Nevada who are receiving 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

Others receiving votes:


Arizona State (6-6) 158; West Virginia (9-4) 149; Utah (10-3) 50; Miami (Fla.) (7-6) 49; Iowa (8-5) 41; Northwestern (7-6) 30; Arizona (7-6) 28; Central Florida (11-3) 22; Michigan (7-6) 19; Air Force (9-4) 15; North Carolina (8-5) 14; Houston (5-7) 13; South Florida (8-5) 9; Hawaii (10-4) 8; Clemson (6-7) 7; Tennessee (6-7) 7; Southern Miss (8-5) 6; Brigham Young (7-6) 5; North Carolina State (9-4) 4; Northern Illinois (11-3) 4; Oregon State (5-7) 4; Pittsburgh (8-5) 3; Washington (7-6) 3; Georgia Tech (6-7) 1; Nevada (13-1) 1.

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