College Football Rankings released, Alabama still No. 1

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Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

The Alabama Crimson Tide finished the 2012 season atop the College Football standings and they will begin the 2013 season the same way.

Alabama ranks ahead of Ohio State and Oregon in USA Today’s Preseason College Football Rankings. Rounding out the top five are Stanford and Georgia while Texas A&M is sixth.

*Rankings courtesy of


 1. Alabama

 2. Ohio State

 3. Oregon

 4. Stanford

 5. Georgia

 6. Texas A&M

 7. South Carolina

 8. Clemson

 9. Louisville

 10. Florida

 11. Notre Dame

 12. Florida State

 13. LSU

 14. Oklahoma State

 15. Texas

 16. Oklahoma

 17. Michigan

 18. Nebraska

 19. Boise State

 20. TCU

 21. UCLA

 22. Northwestern
 23. Wisconsin
 24. USC
 25. Oregon State

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