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Gators No. 3 in USA Today Preseason Coaches' Poll



A new starting quarterback and the loss of 11 starters hasn't diminished the confidence the nation's coaches have in the Florida Gators.

Florida is ranked No. 3 in the USA Today Preseason Coaches' Poll, released today. Defending national champion Alabama is No. 1 and Ohio State is ranked No. 2.

The Gators are one of six SEC teams ranked in the Top 25 - the most of any conference.

Here is the full poll:

1. Alabama; 2. Ohio State; 3. Florida; 4. Texas; 5. Boise State; 6. Virginia Tech; 7. TCU; 8. Oklahoma; 9. Nebraska; 10. Iowa; 11. Oregon; 
12. Wisconsin; 13. Miami (Fla.); 14. Penn State; 15. Pittsburgh; 16. LSU; 17. Georgia Tech; 18. North Carolina; 19. Arkansas; 20. Florida State; 21. Georgia; 22. Oregon State; 23. Auburn; 24t. Utah; 24t. West Virginia. 


[Last modified: Friday, August 6, 2010 10:41am]


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