The 2020 AP Top 25 poll is out, and three ACC teams have landed inside. Once again, the Clemson Tigers top the poll, too.
- No. 1 Clemson
- No. 10 Notre Dame
- No. 18 North Carolina
Some of these rankings should probably come with a bit of an asterisk, though, as college football looks to launch a season in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Big Ten and Pac-12 have postponed their 2020 fall football seasons; however, a combined nine teams from the two leagues are in the poll.
Clemson opens its 2020 schedule on Sept. 12 at Wake Forest.
BREAKING: Clemson is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25; Ohio State, Alabama, Georgia and Oklahoma round out top five.
Full poll: https://t.co/DWCBw9xytP
— AP Top 25 (@AP_Top25) August 24, 2020
Five other ACC teams received votes but landed outside the AP Top 25: Virginia Tech, Miami, Louisville, Virginia and Florida State.
The preseason USA TODAY Coaches Poll, which came out three weeks ago, featured four ACC teams: Clemson, Notre Dame, UNC and Virginia Tech.