Notre Dame is No. 4. Notre Dame is No. 11.
Defending national champion Ohio State tops both rankings.
The Associated Press media poll will be released on Aug. 23.
Two Irish players -- linebacker Jaylon Smith and offensive lineman Ronnie Stanely -- also find themselves on one of four regoinal SI covers for this week's college football preview. Ohio State, Mississippi State and TCU are on the magazine's other covers.
Notre Dame was 8-5 last year and defeated LSU 31-28 in the Music City Bowl.
Notre Dame, which begins practice Friday in Culver, Ind., kicks off the season Sept. 5 at home against Texas.