Eight SEC teams ranked in AP poll

Just like the USA Today coaches' poll, eight SEC teams are ranked in the Associated Press preseason Top 25 poll, which was released Saturday.

Oklahoma is No. 1 overall, and Alabama is No. 2. The Crimson Tide received 17 first-place votes. LSU was No. 4 and received one first-place vote.

Also ranked were South Carolina at No. 12, Arkansas at No. 15, Georgia at No. 19, Mississippi State at No. 20, Florida at No. 22 and Auburn at No. 23.