The first college poll was released earlier today as the coaches voted Oklahoma as it's pre-season #1. Alabama, Oregon, LSU, and FSU rounded out the top 5.
The poll carries little merit to this point as no one has actually taken the field, but for the dark horses and teams not on the list it means it is already an uphill battle.
So how accurate is the coaches take?
Who missed out that should have gotten the nod?
Here are five initial takes on the who's who in the pre-season college football realm.