Thurs., Aug. 25: The Alabama Crimson Tide won the national championship a season ago, topping the Clemson Tigers in the College Football Playoff title game in Glendale, Ariz. The voters in the FWAA-NFF Super 16 Poll believe that we are headed for a rematch in Tampa, selecting the Tide as the preseason No. 1 team with Clemson right behind at No. 2. Alabama received 26 first-place votes while Clemson got nine. Three other schools also received No. 1 votes: Florida State (4), LSU (3) and Michigan (1) in the preseason tally.
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