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A Friendly Pollster in Enemy Territory

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...and you could call it an "intelligent" pick.


Molly Yanity is the Washington Huskies' beat writer for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, and she writes of finalizing the preseason Top 25 poll she will submit as an AP pollster. After voting BYU 16th in her final poll from last season, Yanity bumps the Cougars up a few spots.

Here is her poll:

1. Ohio State

2. USC

3. Georgia

4. Oklahoma

5. Florida

6. West Virginia

7. Missouri

8. Clemson

9. Arizona State

10. LSU

11. Auburn

12. Texas

13. BYU

14. Kansas

15. Wisconsin

16. California

17. Tennessee

18. Oregon

19. Texas Tech

20. Virginia Tech

21. Michigan

22. Penn State

23. South Florida

24. Illinois

25. Wake Forest


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