No, the Washington Huskies are not in the USA Today preseason coaches' top-25 poll heading into 2010.
But they're near it.
Defending national champion Alabama convincingly grabbed the top spot, followed by Ohio State at No. 2, and Florida at No. 3.
The top Pacific-10 Conference representative is Oregon, which is 11th.
Scroll down into the "Receiving Votes" section, and there is Washington, at 36th with 26 points – right behind South Carolina and Notre Dame (38 points) and right in front of Missouri (23).