Coaches Top 25 Poll powered by USA TODAY, Rankings Prediction: Week 1

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What will the USA TODAY Coaches Poll power by USA TODAY potentially look like? It’s our predicted guess on the early college football rankings after Week 1.

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Note that below is NOT the actual 2021 latest Coaches Poll powered by USA TODAY – it’s our prediction and projection of what it might be.

Also, this is assuming Notre Dame and Ole Miss win their respective games – we’ll adjust accordingly if anything is different.

2021 Coaches Poll powered by USA TODAY Prediction: Week 1

Number in parentheses is where each team was in last week’s rankings.

25. North Carolina Tar Heels 0-1 (9)

24. Utah Utes 1-0 (NR)

23. Virginia Tech Hokies 1-0 (NR)

22. Ole Miss Rebels 0-0 (25)

21. Miami Hurricanes 0-1 (16)

Week 1 AP Poll prediction

20. Wisconsin Badgers 0-1 (15)

19. LSU Tigers 0-1 (13)

18. Coastal Carolina Chanticleers 1-0 (24)

17. Michigan Wolverines 1-0 (NR)

16. Oklahoma State Cowboys 1-0 (22)

15. Texas Longhorns 1-0 (19)

14. Iowa Hawkeyes 1-0 (18)

13. Penn State Nittany Lions 1-0 (20)

12. USC Trojans 1-0 (14)

11. Oregon Ducks 1-0 (12)

Week 1 scoreboard and how the predictions were

10. Florida Gators 1-0 (11)

9. Cincinnati Bearcats 1-0 (10)

8. Iowa State Cyclones 1-0 (8)

7. Notre Dame Fighting Irish 0-0 (7)

6. Clemson Tigers 0-1 (2)

5. Texas A&M Aggies 1-0 (6)

4. Oklahoma Sooners 1-0 (3)

3. Ohio State Buckeyes 1-0 (4)

2. Georgia Bulldogs 1-0 (5)

1. Alabama Crimson Tide 1-0 (1)

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