TCU football begins season ranked No. 14 in AP poll

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    TCU has been ranked No. 14 in the Associated Press preseason poll.

    The No. 14 spot is the second highest preseason ranking in the history of the Associated Press poll. The Frogs started No. 6 in last year's preseason poll.

    The AP poll does not factor into the BCS standings.

    TCU has been ranked in 42 consecutive polls, the longest streak in school history, and currently the 3rd longest in the nation, according to TCU Athletics.

    The Frogs start the season Sept. 2 at Baylor at 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast on ESPN.

    Teams TCU play are in italics.

    Rank Team (1st place votes) Record Points
    1 Oklahoma (36) 0-0 1464
    2 Alabama (17)  0-0 1439
    3 Oregon (4) 0-0 1330
    4 LSU (1)  0-0 1286
    5 Boise State (2) 0-0 1200
    6 Florida State 0-0 1168
    7 Stanford 0-0 1091
    8 Texas A&M 0-0 965
    9 Oklahoma State 0-0 955
    10 Nebraska  0-0 910
    11 Wisconsin 0-0 900
    12 South Carolina 0-0 848
    13 Virginia Tech 0-0 821
    14 TCU 0-0 690
    15 Arkansas 0-0 686
    16 Notre Dame  0-0 530
    17 Michigan State 0-0 519
    18 Ohio State  0-0 443
    19 Georgia 0-0 369
    20 Mississippi State 0-0 361
    21 Missouri 0-0 258
    22 Florida 0-0 228
    23 Auburn 0-0 219
    24 West Virginia  0-0 207
    25 USC 0-0 160

    Others receiving votes: Texas 114, Penn State 75, Arizona State 67, Miami (FL) 32, Utah 25, Southern Miss 20, Iowa 19, Brigham Young 15, North Carolina State 15, Air Force 14, Houston 13, Pittsburgh 9, Michigan 7, Tennessee 5, UCF 5, NORIL 4, Hawaii 4, Tulsa 3, Arizona 2, Maryland 2, Nevada 1, Northwestern 1, Washington 1