Clemson ranked in Top 4 of Preseason Top 25 Poll

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Athlon Sports released its Preseason College Football Top 25 Poll for 2016 on Monday morning and had Clemson ranked #4 overall behind Alabama, Florida State and Ohio State.

"Even though the Tigers suffered heavy losses on defense, quarterback Deshaun Watson, and the nation’s top receiving corps is more than enough to keep Clemson in the hunt for the national title," Athlon Sports said.

ACC schools included in the rankings were Florida State (#2), Clemson (#4), Louisville (#19) and North Carolina (#22).

Athlon Sports' Top 25 Preseason Poll for 2016:

1. Alabama
2. Florida State
3. Ohio State
4. Clemson
5. Michigan
6. Oklahoma
7. Tennessee
8. Notre Dame
9. LSU
10. Ole Miss
11. Washington
12. Stanford
13. Michigan State
14. Baylor
15. UCLA
16. Houston
17. Georgia
18. TCU
19. Louisville
20. Iowa
21. Florida
22. North Carolina
23. USC
24. Oregon
25. Oklahoma State

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