Florida State, Alabama, Oklahoma, and Oregon are the top teams according to the coaches.
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By Clay Travis
It remains to be seen how much influence the polls will have now that we're entering a college football playoff era. I tend the influence will still be substantial because I don't believe the committee is going to rock the public perception boat that much, meaning if you aren't ranked in the top six it will be tough for you to make the playoff, but we'll have to see whether that's true.
In the meantime, here's the coaches preseason poll.