No preseason poll is as inclusive or expansive as the CBS Sports 130, the only longtime weekly college football rankings you will find with all 130 FBS teams represented and sorted in order against their peers.
Just because the CBS Sports 130 has 105 more places than your normal rankings doesn’t mean we’ve got wildly different opinions on the No. 1 team in college football entering 2017. Just like the Coaches Poll and presumably the AP Top 25 (not released yet), we’ve got Alabama on top.
The Crimson Tide are a worthy preseason favorite with a talent level that seems to stand alone save for Urban Meyer’s 2017 Ohio State squad, which checks in at No. 2. Florida State, USC and Penn State round out the top five, and outside of a surging belief in Auburn (No. 9), you’ll see a top-10 that looks very similar to the way things finished at the end of the 2016 season.