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Bama tops preseason coaches' poll

Updated: August 2, 2013, 4:07 PM ET
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Alabama is No. 1 in the USA Today preseason coaches' poll.

The Crimson Tide were an overwhelming choice, receiving 58 of 62 first-place votes. Ohio State was second and received three first-place votes. Oregon is No. 3, Stanford is 4, Georgia is 5 and No. 6 Texas A&M received the other first-place vote.

Half the top 10 is from the Southeastern Conference, which has won the last seven national championships, including three in the last four years by Alabama.

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