EAST LANSING, MI (WTVB) - The Associated Press College Football Top 25 pre-season poll was released Sunday and Michigan State made the top ten with the Spartans landing in eighth place. Leading the way was defending national champion Florida State, followed by Alabama, and Oregon. Week Two of the season will feature Michigan State at Oregon.
Besides M-S-U, the other Big Ten ranked teams are number-5 Ohio State, 14th-ranked Wisconsin, and number-22 Nebraska. Michigan received 19 votes in the poll, good for 37th place. Notre Dame was ranked 17th.