The Preseason AP Top 25 poll for college football is out. Three ACC teams land inside the poll, including two in the top 10: Clemson and North Carolina.
- No. 3 Clemson
- No. 10 North Carolina
- No. 14 Miami
Notre Dame, which finished second in the league last season, its lone year of ACC football membership, checks in at No. 9.
No. 1 Alabama tops the preseason AP Top 25 while Oklahoma, Clemson, Ohio State, Georgia round out the top five. Cincinnati, Iowa State and North Carolina all make the top 10.
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Two other ACC programs received votes but landed just outside the AP Top 25: NC State and Boston College.