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Four Big 12 Teams Ranked in USA Today Coaches Poll Preseason Top 25

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We are officially inching closer towards the start of the 2022 college football season as preseason polls begin to get released.

On Monday, the USA Today Coaches Poll was announced with four Big 12 teams ranked in the preseason Top 25. Leading the way was the Oklahoma Sooners at No. 9, followed by the Baylor Bears at No. 10 and then the Oklahoma State Cowboys at No. 11. The fourth team also ranked was the Texas Longhorns coming in at No. 18.

 

Interestingly, Texas was the only team other than Alabama, Ohio State and Georgia to receive a preseason No. 1 ranking. Alabama garnered the most first-place votes with 54 out of 66.

As for other Big 12 teams receiving votes, Kansas State received four total votes and Iowa State received three.

As for future Big 12 teams, Cincinnati is ranked No. 22 in the preseason and Houston comes in at No. 25. Meantime, BYU received 152 votes and UCF received 55 votes in the preseason poll.

Here is a full look at the Top 25.

USA Today Coaches Poll 2022 Preseason Top 25

1Alabama0-0163454
2Ohio State0-015645
3Georgia0-015426
4Clemson0-013560
5Notre Dame0-012840
6Michigan0-012320
7Texas A&M0-012190
8Utah0-011340
9Oklahoma0-010270
10Baylor0-08910
11Oklahoma State0-08590
12Oregon0-07340
13NC State0-07260
14Michigan State0-07110
15Southern California0-06020
16Pittsburgh0-04500
17Miami0-04330
18Texas0-03831
19Wake Forest0-03810
20Wisconsin0-03690
21Kentucky0-03530
22Cincinnati0-03390
23Arkansas0-03340
24Mississippi0-03270
25Houston0-02570
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