Fans react to AP Top 25 preseason poll on Twitter

TAMPA FL- JANUARY 09 Alabama Crimson Tide offensive lineman Jonah Williams and running back Damien Harris celebrate quarterback Jalen Hurts touchdown late in the National Championship game against the Clemson Tigers

For the first time since 1986, Week 1 will feature a matchup of top-five teams from the preseason AP Poll.

The Gators are ranked No. 17 in the AP poll (media) that was released Monday, only a spot lower than the coaches poll that came out earlier this month ranking UF at No. 16. And that includes on Twitter, where fans and experts alike shared their opinions on where the teams placed, or didn't place.

Florida State's 2017 schedule features five opponents ranked in the preseason poll, including No. 1 Alabama in the season opener on September 2 at Atlanta's brand-new Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Starting the season ranked in the top 20 is familiar territory for the Georgia football team the past five years. Clemson 6. Penn State 7.

The Tigers begin their first season under coach Ed Orgeron on September 2 against BYU in Houston. In fact, the previous three times the Crimson Tide opened the year at No. 1, it finished 10th in 2010, seventh in 2013, and second last season, respectively.

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Oklahoma State drew a preseason ranking for the fifth time in the past seven seasons, which is the best stretch in program history.

The Tigers will face three of those teams this season - LSU on October 14, Georgia on November 11 and Alabama on November 25 - as well as defending national champion and No. 5-ranked Clemson at Memorial Stadium on November 9.

Alabama is the only Southeastern Conference team in the top 10, but the SEC still leads the way with six teams in the Top 25.

No. 12 Auburn will open the season against Georgia Southern on September 2 at 6:30 p.m. central time at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Florida 18. Miami 19. They finished the season 8-5.

- 8.0 teams (80 percent total) that started the season ranked in the top 10 finished the season in the Top 25.

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