College Football Rankings 2012: UConn, Boston College Unranked In Preseason Coaches' Poll

July 23, 2012; Greensboro, NC, USA; Head coach Frank Spaziani of the Boston College Eagles football team talks to reporters during the ACC media day at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro NC. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-US PRESSWIRE

The Boston College Eagles and the UConn Huskies were not among the 25 teams in the 2012 USA Today Preseason Coaches' Poll.

The 2012 USA Today Preseason Coaches' Poll was released earlier today, and both the UConn Huskies and the Boston College Eagles did not receive a vote in the inaugural poll of the 2012 season.

Boston College will face a total of four ranked opponents in the 2012 season, taking on Florida State (7th), Clemson (14th), Virginia Tech (20th) and Notre Dame (24th).

UConn doesn't have any ranked opponents on their schedule, but there are a number of teams the Huskies will face on the "Also Receiving Votes" category, taking Cincinnati, Louisville, USF and Rutgers this year.

LSU sits at No. 1 in the preseason poll, just barely beating out Alabama and Southern California. All three schools had at least 18 first place votes, and the three schools are just separated by 15 total votes.

The total poll is below, with first place votes in parenthesis:

1. LSU (18) 13-1 1,403 2
2. Alabama (20) 12-1 1,399 1
3. Southern California (19) 10-2 1,388 NR
4. Oklahoma 10-3 1,276 15
5. Oregon 12-2 1,258 4
6. Georgia 10-4 1,061 20
7. Florida State 9-4 1,055 23
8. Michigan 11-2 1,023 9
9. South Carolina 11-2 981 8
10. Arkansas 11-2 948 5
11. West Virginia 10-3 833 18
12. Wisconsin 11-3 743 11
13. Michigan State 11-3 717 10
14. Clemson 10-4 598 22
15. Texas 8-5 549 NR
16. Nebraska 9-4 501 24
17. TCU 11-2 499 13
18. Stanford 11-2 497 7
19. Oklahoma State 12-1 476 3
20. Virginia Tech 11-3 461 17
21. Kansas State 10-3 398 16
22. Boise State 12-1 271 6
23. Florida 7-6 250 NR
24. Notre Dame 8-5 166 NR
25. Auburn 8-5 66 NR

Others receiving votes (with 2011 records)

Washington (7-6) 64; Louisville (7-6) 46; Georgia Tech (8-5) 35; Cincinnati (10-3) 32; Texas A&M (7-6) 28; Baylor (10-3) 23; Utah (8-5) 22; Mississippi State (7-6) 21; South Florida (5-7) 12; N.C. State (8-5) 11; BYU (10-3) 10; Louisiana Tech (8-5) 10; Virginia (8-5) 9; Houston (13-1) 7; Southern Mississippi (12-2) 6; Central Florida (5-7) 5; Rutgers (9-4) 5; Florida International (8-5) 3; Missouri (8-5) 3; Tennessee (5-7) 3; Northern Illinois (11-3) 2; Texas Tech (5-7) 1.

For more on the UConn Huskies, visit The UConn Blog and head over to BC Interruption for more on the Boston College Eagles.

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