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Football Moves Into AP Top 10
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Published: September 03, 2013, 10:53 AM (CT)
by LSUsports.net (@LSUsports), LSU Sports Interactive

BATON ROUGE -- Coming off a 37-27 victory over then-No. 20 TCU on Saturday in Arlington, the LSU football team returned to the AP Top 10 when the week 1 rankings were released on Tuesday.

LSU (1-0) moved from 12th to ninth in the writers' poll, and moved up two spots from 13th to 11th in the coaches' poll.

The Tigers return home to take on UAB on Saturday at 6 p.m. CT at Tiger Stadium.

The AP Top 25

Team (First-Place Votes) Record Points Previous
1. Alabama (58) 1-0 1,497 1
2. Oregon 1-0 1,355 3
3. Ohio St. (1) 1-0 1,330 2
4. Clemson (1) 1-0 1,304 8
5. Stanford 0-0 1,277 4
6. South Carolina 1-0 1,181 6
7. Texas A&M 1-0 1,085 7
8. Louisville 1-0 1,073 9
9. LSU 1-0 971 12
10. Florida St. 1-0 953 11
11. Georgia 0-1 894 5
12. Florida 1-0 875 10
13. Oklahoma St. 1-0 780 13
14. Notre Dame 1-0 707 14
15. Texas 1-0 674 15
16. Oklahoma 1-0 612 16
17. Michigan 1-0 583 17
18. UCLA 1-0 387 21
19. Northwestern 1-0 320 22
20. Washington 1-0 315 NR
21. Wisconsin 1-0 287 23
22. Nebraska 1-0 219 18
23. Baylor 1-0 150 NR
24. TCU 0-1 148 20
25. Southern Cal 1-0 135 24

Others receiving votes: Miami 127, Mississippi 50, Arizona St. 48, Michigan St. 42, Cincinnati 27, N. Illinois 27, Fresno St. 22, Virginia Tech 12, Bowling Green 9, Georgia Tech 8, Arizona 6, Penn St. 4, Boise St. 3, Virginia 2, Arkansas 1.

USA Today Coaches Poll

Team, Record, Points (First-Place Votes) Previous
1. Alabama 1-0 1545 (58) 1
2. Ohio St. 1-0 1444 (3) 2
3. Oregon 1-0 1420 3
4. Stanford 0-0 1292 4
5. Clemson 1-0 1275 8
6. South Carolina 1-0 1220 7
7. Texas A&M 1-0 1181 (1) 6
8. Louisville 1-0 1051 9
9. Florida 1-0 974 10
10. Florida St. 1-0 946 12
11. LSU 1-0 926 13
12. Georgia 0-1 875 5
13. Notre Dame 1-0 840 11
14. Oklahoma St. 1-0 798 14
15. Oklahoma 1-0 666 16
16. Texas 1-0 660 15
17. Michigan 1-0 623 17
18. UCLA 1-0 368 21
19. Nebraska 1-0 357 18
20. Northwestern 1-0 348 22
21. Wisconsin 1-0 301 23
22. USC 1-0 176 24
23. Washington 1-0 145 NR
t24. TCU 0-1 140 20
t24. Miami 1-0 140 NR

Schools Dropped Out
No. 19 Boise State (0-1), No. 25 Oregon State (0-1).

Others Receiving Votes
Baylor 125; Michigan State 67; Mississippi 54; Fresno State 46; Northern Illinois 31; Arizona State 28; Cincinnati 19; Arkansas 12; San Jose State 12; Georgia Tech 10; Arizona 7; Boise State 5; Virginia Tech 5; Central Florida 4; Arkansas State 3; Kansas State 3; Texas Tech 3; Bowling Green 1; East Carolina 1; Missouri 1; North Carolina 1; Utah State 1.

List of Voters

The USA TODAY Sports Board of Coaches is made up of 62 head coaches at Bowl Subdivision schools. All are members of the American Football Coaches Association. The board for the 2013 season: David Bailiff, Rice; Frank Beamer, Virginia Tech; Tim Beckman, Illinois; Bret Bielema, Arkansas; Bill Blankenship, Tulsa; Terry Bowden, Akron; Art Briles, Baylor; Troy Calhoun, Air Force; Matt Campbell, Toledo; Rod Carey, Northern Illinois; Dave Christensen, Wyoming; Dave Clawson, Bowling Green; Larry Coker, Texas-San Antonio; David Cutcliffe, Duke; Mark Dantonio, Michigan State; Tim DeRuyter, Fresno State; Ron English, Eastern Michigan; Larry Fedora, North Carolina; Jimbo Fisher, Florida State; Kyle Flood, Rutgers; Dennis Franchione, Texas State; James Franklin, Vanderbilt; Al Golden, Miami (Fla.); Todd Graham, Arizona State; Jim Grobe, Wake Forest; Mike Gundy, Oklahoma State; Bryan Harsin, Arkansas State; Bobby Hauck, UNLV; Mark Helfrich, Oregon; Brady Hoke, Michigan; Dana Holgorsen, West Virginia; Doc Holliday, Marshall; Mark Hudspeth, Louisiana-Lafayette; Curtis Johnson, Tulane; Joey Jones, South Alabama; June Jones, Southern Methodist; Brian Kelly, Notre Dame; Jerry Kill, Minnesota; Kliff Kingsbury, Texas Tech; Mike Leach, Washington State; Rocky Long, San Diego State; Dan McCarney, North Texas; Bronco Mendenhall, Brigham Young; Urban Meyer, Ohio State; Les Miles, LSU; Ken Niumatalolo, Navy; George OLeary, Central Florida; Bo Pelini, Nebraska; Chris Petersen, Boise State; Mark Richt, Georgia; Mike Riley, Oregon State; Rich Rodriguez, Arizona; Nick Saban, Alabama; Steve Spurrier, South Carolina; Rick Stockstill, Middle Tennessee; Bob Stoops, Oklahoma; Charlie Strong, Louisville; Dabo Swinney, Clemson; Kevin Sumlin, Texas A&M; Don Treadwell, Miami (Ohio); Tommy Tuberville, Cincinnati; Kyle Whittingham, Utah. AFCA policy bars schools under major NCAA or conference sanctions from receiving votes.

 

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