In this inaugural edition of The Lone Star Lowdown, Christian Bussler, Maxx Grisz and Blake Chinn are talking college football as they dissect the preseason edition of the USA Today Coaches Poll. From Alabama at #1 to Florida at #25, the guys examine the key contributors for each team as well as potential stumbling blocks on each of their schedules. Who’s overrated? Who gets no respect? And who stands in prime position to reach the third edition of the College Football Playoff? All this and more from deep in the heart of Texas.
HOW THE POLL WORKS
The Amway Coaches Poll is conducted weekly throughout the regular season using a panel of head coaches at FBS schools. The panel is chosen by random draw, conference by conference plus independents, from a pool of coaches who have indicated to the American Football Coaches Association their willingness to participate. Each coach submits a Top 25 with a first-place vote worth 25 points, second place 24, and so on down to one point for 25th.
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