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Irish 16th in AP poll

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Notre Dame is ranked 16th in the Associated Press preseason poll. It's the first time the Irish have been ranked since November, 2009.

Notre Dame will play three opponents this season also ranked in the Top 25. Michigan State (Sept. 17) is 17th, USC (Oct. 22) is 25th and Stanford is seventh.

Here's the rest of the rankings:

1. Oklahoma

2. Alabama

3. Oregon

4. LSU

5. Boise

6. Florida State

7. Stanford

8. Texas A&M

9. Oklahoma State

10. Nebraska

11. Wisconsin

12. South Carolina

13. Virginia Tech

14. TCU

15. Arkansas

16. Notre Dame

17. Michigan State

18. Ohio State

19. Georgia

20. Mississippi State

21. Missouri

22. Florida

23. Auburn

24. West Virginia

25. USC

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