For the first time since 2015, Oklahoma State will enter the season outside of the Top 25 in the AP Poll.
Alabama will begin the year as the AP and Coaches Polls’ consensus No. 1, after receiving 42 first place votes in Monday’s release.
The Big 12 has four teams in the preseason poll, with Oklahoma being the highest at No. 7. TCU (16), West Virginia (17) and Texas (23)