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    Trojans Open Up No. 1 In Coaches' Poll
    Taylor Mays (AP)
    Taylor Mays (AP)

    Aug. 3, 2007

    The Top 25 teams in the preseason USA Today college football coaches poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2006 records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and final 2006 ranking:


    SchoolRecordPtsPvs
    1. Southern Cal (45)11-21,4814
    2. LSU (4)11-21,3723
    3. Florida (9)13-11,2781
    4. Texas10-31,23113
    5. Michigan (2)11-21,2189
    6. West Virginia11-21,20510
    7. Wisconsin12-11,1145
    8. Oklahoma11-31,02611
    9. Virginia Tech10-31,00518
    10. Ohio State12-19192
    11. Louisville12-18367
    12. California10-376314
    13. Georgia9-4604-
    14. Auburn11-25958
    15. Tennessee9-458323
    16. Rutgers11-246612
    17. UCLA 7-6454-
    18. Penn State9-444025
    19. Nebraska9-5388-
    20. Arkansas10-436016
    21. Florida State7-6301-
    22. TCU11-223321
    23. Boise State13-02226
    24. Hawaii11-321424
    25. Texas A&M 9-4209-

    Others receiving votes: Boston College 150, Georgia Tech 150, Miami 91, Notre Dame 90, South Carolina 90, Wake Forest 71, Missouri 58, Oregon State 52, BYU 47, Clemson 30, Oregon 30, South Florida 26, Texas Tech 20, Alabama 16, Oklahoma State 15, Southern Mississippi 14, Iowa 12, Kansas State 8, Memphis 5, Houston 4, Arizona 1, Duke 1, Kentucky 1, Washington State 1.