They are: Auburn at No. 6, South Carolina at No. 9, Georgia at No. 12, LSU at No. 13, Ole Miss at No. 18, Texas A&M at No. 21 and Missouri at No. 24.
The Pac-12 is second with six teams, a group that includes Oregon, No. 7 UCLA, No. 11 Stanford, No. 15 USC, No. 19 Arizona State, and No. 25 Washington.
There are four Big Ten teams (Ohio State, No. 8 Michigan State, No. 14 Wisconsin, No. 22 Nebraska) and three from the Big 12 (Oklahoma, No. 10 Baylor, No. 20 Kansas).
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Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) August 17, 2014
Notre Dame is ranked 17th, but remember that the voters submitted their ballots about two weeks ago, which was before there was news of the investigation involving academic misconduct that resulted in the suspension of three starters on the football team.