The USA Today Sports Coaches' Poll was released earlier this week, and the Bulldogs come in at No. 6.
That's not a surprise because of the plethora of returning starters they have and the fact they were 10-4 last season. The Bulldogs are one of seven SEC teams ranked in the poll, five of them are in the top 10.
So with the new poll released, this only means the start of the season is getting closer. The Bulldogs know that if they are able to reach their goals during fall camp, they have a chance to do something special.
But there will be some challenges on the way that could derail the Bulldogs from their ultimate goal, and that's playing in a BCS game.
Here’s how the coaches' poll alters the Bulldogs' BCS path.