DES MOINES, Iowa (WHO) — The 2022 college football season will begin with some familiar names at the top of the AP Top 25 poll and the Iowa Hawkeyes lurking just outside the list.

The Alabama Crimson Tide will begin the season in the #1 spot, followed by fellow perennial championship favorites Ohio State, defending-champion Georgia, Clemson and Notre Dame.

The Iowa Hawkeyes start the season in the ‘Others receiving votes’ paragraph. The Hawkeyes are in 28th place with 163 ‘points’ – 61 points shy of 25th-ranked BYU. The Iowa State Cyclones did not receive any votes in the preseason poll. The Nebraska Cornhuskers received a single vote.

Here is the full poll

  1. Alabama
  2. Ohio State
  3. Georgia
  4. Clemson
  5. Notre Dame
  6. Texas A&M
  7. Utah
  8. Michigan
  9. Oklahoma
  10. Baylor
  11. Oregon
  12. Oklahoma State
  13. NC State
  14. USC
  15. Michigan State
  16. Miami
  17. Pittsburg
  18. Wisconsin
  19. Arkansas
  20. Kentucky
  21. Ole Miss
  22. Wake Forest
  23. Cincinnati
  24. Houston
  25. BYU

Others receiving votes: Tennessee (180), Texas (164), Iowa (163), Penn State (160), LSU (55), Fresno State (32), Minnesota (31), UCF (27), Purdue (17), Mississippi State (15), Auburn (15), Florida (14), Kansas State (14), North Carolina (9), Boise State (5), Air Force (4), Appalachian State (4), South Carolina (2), UCLA (2), San Diego State (2), Utah State (2), Nebraska (1)