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Ole Miss lands at No. 15 on Preseason Amway Coaches poll

Ole Miss lands at No. 15 on Preseason Amway Coaches poll

The Amway Preseason Coaches Poll was released Thursday, and the Ole Miss Rebels landed at No. 15.

Ole Miss joins seven other Southeastern Conference schools (No. 3 Alabama, No. 7 Auburn, No. 9 Georgia, No. 13 LSU, No. 20 Arkansas, No. 23 Missouri and No. 25 Tennessee) in this year’s top 25 poll.

Five of the ranked SEC schools are out of the SEC Western Division. Mississippi State and Texas A&M didn’t make the final cut but received 164 and 149 votes, respectively. This is the Rebels’ fifth highest ranking in the Amway Coaches Poll.

Defending national college football playoff champion Ohio State was the unanimous No. 1 team in the country, receiving 62 of 64 first-place votes. The TCU Horned Frogs and the Crimson Tide received the other two first-place votes.

RankTeam (1st-place votes)
1Ohio State (62)
2TCU (1)
3Alabama (1)
6Michigan State
8Florida State
11Notre Dame
15Ole Miss
16Arizona State
17Georgia Tech
24Boise State

For the others receiving votes and to see how the poll works, please click here.

About The Author

Courtney Smith

Courtney is from Memphis and received his Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts from the University of Memphis in May of 2014. He began his journalism career covering the Memphis Tigers Men's basketball team, which landed him an intern position on 730 Yahoo Sports Radio and a position with A freelance writer for the Associated Press, Courtney is also a member of The Rebel Walk team and reports regularly on Ole Miss football and basketball. Courtney, the father of a six-year old girl named Soniyah, prefers to cover NCAA basketball and football, but is happy to report on any other sport that comes his way.

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