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Missouri No. 6, KU No. 14 in AP poll

COLUMBIA | Missouri ranks No. 6 in the just-released Associated Press preseason college football ratings.

That’s the highest preseason rating ever for the Tigers in the AP poll, following up Missouri’s No. 4 final ranking last season.

Oklahoma is the highest-ranked of five Big 12 Conference teams.

The Sooners are ranked No. 4 - behind No. 1 Georgia, Ohio State and USC.

Florida is rated just ahead of Missouri at No. 5.

Texas is ranked 11, Texas Tech 12 and Kansas No. 14.



The Star’s Mike DeArmond is again a voter in the AP football poll. Here is DeArmond’s preseason ranking:

1. Georgia

2. Ohio State

3. Oklahoma

4. Florida

5. Missouri

6. USC

7. West Virginia

8. Clemson

9. LSU

10. Texas

11. Arizona State

12. Virginia Tech

13. Auburn

14. Texas Tech

15. Illinois

16. Tennessee

17. Kansas

18. Wisconsin

19. BYU

20. Penn State

21. South Florida

22. Oregon

23. Wake Forest

24. Pittsburgh

25. Fresno State

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