Georgia Bulldogs ranked 5th in 2021 preseason AP Poll
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Georgia Bulldogs ranked 5th in 2021 preseason AP Poll

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The Georgia Bulldogs are ranked 5th in the 2021 preseason Top 25 AP Poll. UGA received three first-place votes and a total of 1,364 points.

UGA is also ranked 5th in the preseason Coaches Poll that was released on Tuesday, August 10.

Only one of Georgia’s opponents in 2021 is ranked in the preseason poll — the Florida Gators at No. 13.

The Alabama Crimson Tide top the preseason AP rankings. Other SEC teams ranked in the Top 25 include Texas A&M (6th) and LSU (16th).

The Big Ten, SEC, and Pac-12 lead all conferences with five teams each in the AP Top 25 poll. The ACC and Big 12 are next with three teams apiece, followed by the Sun Belt with two teams in the Top 25. Listed below is the full conference breakdown:

  • SEC – 5
  • Big Ten – 5
  • Pac-12 – 5
  • ACC – 3
  • Big 12 – 3
  • Sun Belt – 2
  • AAC – 1
  • IND – 1

The complete 2021 Preseason AP Poll is listed below (first-place votes in parentheses):

1. Alabama (47)
2. Oklahoma (6)
3. Clemson (6)
4. Ohio State (1)
5. Georgia (3)
6. Texas A&M
7. Iowa State
8. Cincinnati
9. Notre Dame
10. North Carolina
11. Oregon
12. Wisconsin
13. Florida
14. Miami FL
15. USC
16. LSU
17. Indiana
18. Iowa
19. Penn State
20. Washington
21. Texas
22. Coastal Carolina
23. Louisiana
24. Utah
25. Arizona State

Others Receiving Votes: Oklahoma State 107, Ole Miss 106, TCU 40, Liberty 36, Auburn 32, North Carolina State 14, Michigan 12, Northwestern 8, Boise State 7, Nevada 7, Brigham Young 6, Ball State 6, Houston 5, Boston College 5, UCF 5, West Virginia 3, UAB 2, Army 2, UCLA 2

The Georgia Bulldogs are slated to open the 2021 season against the Clemson Tigers in the Duke’s Mayo Classic at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 4 (Buy Tickets).

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