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Football Ranked 12th, 9th; Game Time Announced
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Published: October 03, 2010, 11:35 AM (CT)
Updated: October 04, 2010, 10:25 AM (CT)
by LSUsports.net (@LSUsports), LSU Sports Interactive

BATON ROUGE -- The LSU football team remained unchanged in the AP Top 25 ahead of its Oct. 9 contest at Florida, it was announced on Sunday morning. The Tigers will enter Saturday's game ranked 12th in the poll.

LSU moved up one spot to No. 9 in the USA Today Coaches' Top 25.

Florida is ranked No. 14 by the AP and No. 12 by the coaches.

The Southeastern Conference also announced that kickoff between Florida and LSU in Gainesville will be 6:30 p.m. CT (7:30 in Florida) on ESPN.

The schedule of SEC football game for Oct. 9 is as follows (with updated TV schedule):
Tennessee at Georgia (SEC Network / ESPN3.com), 11:21 a.m. CT
Arkansas vs. Texas A&M (Arlington, Texas) (ABC Sports / ESPN3.com), 2:30 p.m. CT
Alabama at South Carolina (CBS Sports / CBSSports.com), 2:30 p.m. CT
Eastern Michigan at Vanderbilt (ESPNU), 6 p.m. CT
LSU at Florida (ESPN / ESPN3.com), 6:30 p.m. CT
Auburn at Kentucky (ESPN2 / ESPN3.com), 6:30 p.m. CT
Mississippi State at Houston (CBS College Sports), 7 p.m. CT

The Associated Press Top 25 Poll

Rank Team Record Votes Previous
1 Alabama (58) 5-0 1,497 1
2 Ohio State (1) 5-0 1,401 2
3 Oregon 5-0 1,379 4
4 Boise State (1) 4-0 1,341 3
5 TCU 5-0 1,250 5
6 Oklahoma 5-0 1,183 8
7 Nebraska 4-0 1,172 6
8 Auburn 5-0 1,045 10
9 Arizona 4-0 898 14
10 Utah 4-0 860 13
11 Arkansas 3-1 825 15
12 LSU 5-0 819 12
13 Miami (FL) 3-1 769 16
14 Florida 4-1 681 7
15 Iowa 4-1 670 17
16 Stanford 4-1 663 9
17 Michigan State 5-0 607 24
18 Michigan 5-0 555 19
19 South Carolina 3-1 450 20
20 Wisconsin 4-1 316 11
21 Nevada 5-0 286 25
22 Oklahoma State 4-0 173 NR
23 Florida State 4-1 162 NR
24 Missouri 4-0 99 NR
25 Air Force 4-1 94 NR

Others Receiving Votes: West Virginia 83, Kansas State 69, USC 52, Texas 33, Northwestern 25, Oregon State 12, Baylor 10, Virginia Tech 8, UCLA 8, NC State 4, Penn State 1.


USA TODAY TOP 25 COACHES' POLL - Oct. 3, 2010

EDITOR'S NOTE: The 58 ballots recorded is correct. Arizona coach Mike Stoops could not be reached.
 
Rank, School (record), Points, Last week's rank, First-place votes
1. Alabama (5-0), 1449, 1, 57
2. Ohio State (5-0), 1377, 2, 1
3. Oregon (5-0), 1300, 4, 0
4. Boise State (4-0), 1276, 3, 0
5. TCU (5-0), 1187, 5, 0
6. Nebraska (4-0), 1176, 6, 0
7. Oklahoma (5-0), 1132, 8, 0
8. Auburn (5-0), 988, 11, 0
9. LSU (5-0), 930, 10, 0
10. Utah (4-0), 868, 12, 0
11. Arizona (4-0), 835, 14, 0
12. Florida (4-1), 705, 7, 0
13. Arkansas (3-1), 683, 15, 0
14. Miami (Fla.) (3-1), 679, 17, 0
15. Iowa (4-1), 643, 18, 0
16. Michigan State (5-0), 625, 21, 0
17. Michigan (5-0), 541, 19, 0
18. Stanford (4-1), 448, 13, 0
19. Wisconsin (4-1), 414, 9, 0
20. South Carolina (3-1), 345, 22, 0
21. Oklahoma State (4-0), 299, 24, 0
22. Missouri (4-0), 271, 23, 0
23. Nevada (5-0), 201, 25, 0
24. Florida State (4-1), 164, not ranked, 0
25. Northwestern (5-0), 67, not ranked, 0

Dropped out: No. 16 Texas (3-2, lost to then-No. 8 Oklahoma 28-20), No. 20 Penn State (3-2, lost to then-No. 18 Iowa 24-3).

Others receiving votes: Texas (3-2) 61; Air Force (4-1) 44; West Virginia (3-1) 40; Kansas State (4-0) 31; Penn State (3-2) 30; North Carolina State (4-1) 13; Virginia Tech (3-2) 10; Houston (3-1) 8; Mississippi State (3-2) 5; Oregon State (2-2) 2; Baylor (4-1) 1; Temple (4-1) 1; UCLA (3-2) 1.

The USA TODAY Board of Coaches is made up of 59 head coaches at Bowl Subdivision schools. All are members of the  American Football Coaches Association.

 

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