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Stanford is ranked No. 21 in the first AP Top 25 poll

 

The Stanford football team was ranked 21st in the Associated Press preseason college football poll released on Sunday. It was the fifth straight AP preseason ranking for the Cardinal.

The Cardinal was one of six Pac-12 Conference teams selected in the top 25, joined by Oregon (7), USC (8), UCLA (13), Arizona State (15) and Arizona (22).

Defending national champion Ohio State was the unanimous No. 1 pick by the national media. In addition to Ohio State, top 10 schools were TCU, Alabama, Baylor, Michigan State, Auburn, Oregon, USC, Georgia and Florida State.

Last month, Stanford was also ranked 21st in USA Today's preseason poll.

The Cardinal has appeared in five consecutive postseason bowl games and finished 8-5 last season.

Stanford has seven home games in 2015, starting Sept. 12 against Central Florida, and also plays host to Arizona, UCLA, Washington, Oregon, Cal and Notre Dame.

The Cardinal begins the season on Sept. 5 at Northwestern in a nationally televised game on ESPN that kicks off at 9 a.m. PT.

— Stanford Athletics

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