Alabama was voted as the school that has the best resources to win a national title in ESPN's weekly college football poll of the FBS head coaches #1QFor128.
The Crimson Tide were the overwhelming top choice in the poll, conducted by ESPN’s Brett McMurphy.
Alabama received 46 percent of the votes, followed by Texas (27 percent), Ohio State (13 percent), Oregon (8 percent) and Notre Dame (3 percent).
Florida State, LSU and Oklahoma also received votes. In all, eight schools received votes for which school has the best resources (infrastructure, budget, fan support, etc.) to win a national title.
Alabama received a bigger percentage of the vote from the Power 5 conference coaches. More than one-half of the coaches from the Power 5 conferences (ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, SEC and Pac-12) who voted chose Alabama (51 percent), followed by Texas (26 percent), Ohio State (11 percent), Oregon and Notre Dame (6 percent each).
The coaches from the Group of 5 conferences (American, Conference USA, Mid-American, Mountain West, Sun Belt) voted Alabama (42 percent) as the top choice. The next most popular choices were Texas (27 percent), Ohio State (15 percent) and Oregon (8 percent).
Of the 128 FBS coaches, 93 participated in this week's poll.