Collegiate fb poll, Aug. 4 Alabama is the top ranked collegiate football team entering the 2017 season according to the USA Today/Coaches Poll. Ohio State is No. 2, followed by Florida State, USC & Clemson. Oregon was one of the teams listed as “Others receiving votes.” Washington State & Colorado also received some votes. Other ranked Pac-12 teams includes Washington at No. 7, Stanford at No. 14 & Utah No. 25.