Jimmy BurchFort Worth Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, TX)
Twitter: @Jimmy_Burch
About: Jimmy Burch is the college football writer/columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and has been covering the sport for the S-T since the 1987 season. He has received state and national honors for his work and has served multiple stints as an AP poll voter, starting with the 1992 season.

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Aug 21, 2016Pre-Season Rankings for Jimmy Burch
1Clemson (16)
14-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 16 Voters
Lowest: 7 - 2 Voters
1443
Points
2Alabama (33)
14-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 33 Voters
Lowest: 5 - 5 Voters
1469
Points
3Oklahoma (4)
11-2Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Jon Wilner
1352
Points
4Florida State (5)
10-3Actual: 4
Highest: 1 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 15 - Rob Long
1325
Points
5LSU (1)
9-3Actual: 5
Highest: 1 - Sam McKewon
Lowest: 16 - Rob Long
1269
Points
6Stanford
12-2Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - Mitch Vingle
Lowest: NR - Sam McKewon
1029
Points
7Michigan (1)
10-3Actual: 7
Highest: 1 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 14 - Kirk Bohls
1147
Points
8Ohio State (1)
12-1Actual: 6
Highest: 1 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 12 - Garry Smits
1224
Points
9Tennessee
9-4Actual: 9
Highest: 2 - Michael Lev
Lowest: 23 - Rob Long
1021
Points
10TCU
11-2Actual: 13
Highest: 6 - Rob Long
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
707
Points
11Notre Dame
10-3Actual: 10
Highest: 2 - Mitch Vingle
Lowest: 16 - Mike Barber
1006
Points
12Washington
7-6Actual: 14
Highest: 7 - Kirk Bohls
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
651
Points
13Houston
13-1Actual: 15
Highest: 10 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
644
Points

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14Miami (FL)
8-5Actual: 26
Highest: 11 - Sam McKewon
Lowest: NR - 33 Voters
159
Points
15Ole Miss
10-3Actual: 11
Highest: 8 - Garland Gillen
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
718
Points
16Michigan State
12-2Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - Rob Long
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
710
Points
17Oklahoma State
10-3Actual: 21
Highest: 11 - Marc Weiszer
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
316
Points
18UCLA
8-5Actual: 16
Highest: 8 - Michael Lev
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
496
Points
19USC
8-6Actual: 20
Highest: 8 - Mitch Vingle
Lowest: NR - 14 Voters
344
Points
20Louisville
8-5Actual: 19
Highest: 9 - Jeff Miller
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
447
Points
21Baylor
10-3Actual: 23
Highest: 10 - Ferd Lewis
Lowest: NR - 22 Voters
280
Points
22Oregon
9-4Actual: 24
Highest: 17 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 19 Voters
218
Points

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23Georgia
10-3Actual: 18
Highest: 8 - Eric Hansen
Lowest: NR - 9 Voters
448
Points

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24Iowa
12-2Actual: 17
Highest: 8 - Kirk Bohls
Lowest: NR - 6 Voters
484
Points
25Florida
10-4Actual: 25
Highest: 11 - Tom Murphy
Lowest: NR - 28 Voters
180
Points