Notre Dame unranked in preseason AP Poll; Michigan is #11
Notre Dame is unranked in the pre-season Associated Press College Football Poll while four Irish opponents are ranked in the Top 25.
USC (Oct 21) is ranked 4th, Stanford (Nov 25) is #14, Georgia (Sept 9) is #15 and Miami (Nov 11) is 18th.
Michigan is ranked 11th.
Alabama is the pre-season #1 followed by Ohio State, Florida State, USC and Clemson. Penn State, Oklahoma, Washington, Wisconsin and Oklahoma State round out the top 10.
Notre Dame received 65 votes, which would rank them 28th. The Irish will open up the 2017 season when they host Temple on September 2nd at 3:30pm at Notre Dame Stadium.