first Coaches Poll of 2011. The Hawkeyes received 41 votes ranking them #30 behind Miami (Fla.) and ahead of Northwestern.
Wisconsin comes in at #10 and are the only Big Ten team in the top 10. Other ranked teams are Nebraska #11, Ohio State #16. Michigan State #17, and Penn State #25. Iowa, Michigan and Northwestern are among the others receiving votes.
Iowa's September 17th opponent Pittsburgh received three votes.
Bob Stoops' Oklahoma Sooners will start the season as the #1 team.
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