NCAA Football Cover Vote Narrows to 16 Teams as Alabama Takes Top Spot

Jan 16, 2013 by

The Crimson Tide rolls once more as Alabama led all schools in voting in the most recent round of the NCAA Football Cover Vote. With nearly 10,000 more votes than its nearest competitor, Alabama proved just as dominant in the Cover Vote as it did in the BCS National Championship Game, taking the number one overall slot and positioning itself strongly heading into the next round. The Crimson Tide jumped from 17th last round to first, demonstrating impressive fan support as they move one step closer to securing the cover. Voting opens today on the NCAA Football Facebook page for the next round, and fans are encouraged to continue supporting for their favorites. Vote totals have reset, so it’s anyone’s race as the field is trimmed to eight.

Below are the schools advancing into the round of 16.


1. Alabama
2. Texas A&M
3. Michigan
4. Ohio State
5. Oregon
6. Penn State
7. Notre Dame
8. Georgia


9. Navy
10. Wisconsin
11. Florida State
12. Florida
13. Tennessee
14. Nebraska
15. Texas
16. LSU

Fans are still coming out in droves to support their school, as the Cover Vote has tallied over 1.2 million votes so far. Third round voting will continue until January 22nd, and potential cover athletes from the final eight schools will be unveiled from January 23rd through February 3rd. Cover athlete-specific voting will begin on Monday, February 4th.

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