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Oklahoma, Iowa State in FWAA/NFF Preseason Super 16 Poll

NCAA Football: Iowa State at Oklahoma

Oklahoma and Iowa State are the only two Big 12 teams in the Football Writers Association of America/National Football Foundation’s Super 16 preseason poll, released on Wednesday.

The poll features votes from writers, commentators and former college football players and is voted on each week during the college football season.

Both the Sooners and the Cyclones have been Top 10 mainstays all preseason in every poll, including the Associated Press poll that was released on Monday.


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The Sooners were No. 3 in this poll, which saw the Sooners get nine first-place votes. The Sooners actually received more first-place votes than No. 2 Clemson, which received three. Alabama received 35 first-place votes and ended up No. 1 in the poll.

Iowa State came in at No. 7.

Ohio State was No. 4, Georgia was No. 5, Texas A&M was No. 6, Notre Dame was No. 8, North Carolina was No. 9 and Cincinnati was No. 10.

The remaining members of the Top 16 were Oregon at No. 11, Florida at No. 12, Wisconsin at No. 13, LSU at No. 14, USC at No. 15 and Miami (FL) at No. 16.

Texas (16 votes), TCU (8 votes) and Oklahoma State (3 votes) were on the outside of the Top 16, part of a group of 18 teams that received at least one vote.

The first Big 12 games are on Labor Day weekend.

You can find Matthew Postins on Twitter @PostinsPostcard.

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