Athlon Sports has Texas A&M ranked 10th in preseason poll

BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) -- The Texas A&M football team closed out last season strong and will kick off the upcoming campaign as a preseason top 10 team.

The Aggies are coming off a 9-4 season that saw them beat LSU for the first time since joining the S-E-C and picked up a win over NC State in the Gator Bowl.

The Aggies will face a tough schedule this season that includes matchups with Athlon's projected top three teams in Alabama, Clemson, and Georgia.

Athlon Preseason Top 25

1) Alabama
2) Clemson
3) Georgia
4) Michigan
5) Ohio State

6) Oklahoma
7) LSU
8) Florida
9) Notre Dame
10) Texas A&M

11) Texas
12) Washington
13) Utah
14) Penn State
15) Oregon

16) Michigan St.
17) Nebraska
18) Iowa
19) Wisconsin
20) Auburn

21) Syracuse
22) Central Florida
23) Missouri
24) Iowa State
25) Virginia