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LSU and coach Ed Orgeron start at No. 15 in our AP poll ballot. 

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG

For the fourth year in a row, The Advocate's Ross Dellenger is one of 60 national sports reporters voting in the Associated Press college football poll. Here's a look at his preseason ballot. The full poll is released Aug. 21.

1. Alabama (2 in last season's final poll)

2. Florida State (8)

3. Ohio State (6)

4. Oklahoma (5)

5. Southern Cal (3)

6. Washington (4)

7. Wisconsin (9)

8. Georgia (NR)

9. Clemson (1)

10. Penn State (7)

11. Auburn (24)

12. Michigan (10)

13. Stanford (NR)

14. Oklahoma State (11)

15. LSU (13)

16. Miami (20)

17. Kansas State (NR)

18. TCU (NR)

19. Texas (NR)

20. Louisville (NR)

21. Florida (14)

22. Washington State (NR)

23. South Florida (19)

24. Utah (23)

25. Oregon (NR)

Follow Ross Dellenger on Twitter, @RossDellenger.