Sept. 2, 2010
Alabama, which finished 14-0 last season after beating Texas in Pasadena, Calif., would become the fifth straight Southeastern Conference team to win the FWAA trophy if the voters are accurate. Before last season, Florida won in 2008 and '06 and LSU in '07.
Alabama claimed nine of 15 first-place votes and tallied 231 votes in the poll. Ohio State, which garnered three first-place votes, was second with 205 points. Boise State had two first-place votes and was third with 199 points. The other first-place vote from the 15 voters went to Nebraska, which was eighth in the poll with 133 points.
Rounding out the Top 10 are Florida, Texas, Oklahoma, TCU, Nebraska, Virginia Tech and Iowa.
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