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Oklahoma State Cowboys

Ohio State receives unanimous No. 1 preseason ranking

TCU will begin pursuit of a berth in this year's College Football Playoff as the highest-ranked team from Texas in The Associated Press' preseason poll, released today. The Horned Frogs opened at No. 2, two spots ahead of No. 4 Baylor. That positions both teams within striking distance of earning berths in the four-team playoff bracket heading into their respective season openers. It also gives both schools their highest-ever starting points in any set of AP preseason football rankings. The AP poll has crowned a champion at the end of each season since 1936 and published its first set of preseason rankings in 1950. Ohio State, the defending national champion, opened at No. 1 and...