Courtesy photo: Temple Wildcats Athletics
Courtesy photo: Temple Wildcats Athletics

The Temple Wildcats received a No. 7 ranking in the 2014 Associated Press Class 5A preseason football poll on Wednesday.

Here is the full AP preseason Class 5A high school poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, points based on 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1, and the team’s ranking in last week’s poll:

Class 5A
School Total Points Prv
1. Aledo (17) 227
2. Ennis (4) 189
3. Longview (1) 184
4. A&M Consolidated (3) 162
5. Cedar Park 134
6. Brenham 107
7. Temple 97
8. Tyler 50
9. Richmond George Ranch 46
10. Mansfield Timberview 40
 

Others receiving votes: 11, Abilene Cooper 30. 12, Dallas South Oak Cliff 20. 12, Mesquite Poteet 20. 14, Lufkin 18. 15, Wylie 9. 16, N. Richland Hills Birdville 6. 16, Rockwall-Heath 6. 18, West Mesquite 5. 18, Elgin 5. 18, CC Calallen 5. 21, Lucas Lovejoy 4. 22, Mansfield Summit 3. 22, McKinney North 3. 24, Frisco 2. 25, Georgetown 1. 25, Houston Stratford 1. 25, CC Flour Bluff 1.