Football Ranked 14th in AP Preseason Top 25

LSU defensive backs at last weekend's Media Day
LSU defensive backs at last weekend's Media Day
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BATON ROUGE -- For the 15th-straight time including all 11 years under head coach Les Miles, the LSU Football team appeared in the preseason edition of the Associated Press Top 25, it was announced Sunday afternoon.

LSU, which opens its campaign on Sept. 5 at 6:30 p.m. CT against McNeese State, was ranked No. 14 by a panal of national sports writers.

 

Associated Press Preseason Top 25
Aug. 23, 2015

Rank, Team (First-Place Votes), Points
1. Ohio State (61), 1,525
2. TCU, 1,428
3. Alabama, 1,322
4. Baylor, 1,263
5. Michigan State, 1,256
6. Auburn, 1,192
7. Oregon, 1,156
8. USC, 1,085
9. Georgia, 991
10. Florida State, 959
11. Notre Dame, 873
12. Clemson, 862
13. UCLA, 698
14. LSU, 675
15. Arizona State, 605
16. Georgia Tech, 588
17. Mississippi, 563
18. Arkansas, 410
19. Oklahoma, 394
20. Wisconsin, 393
21. Stanford, 347
22. Arizona, 311
23. Boise State, 240
24. Missouri, 219
25. Tennessee, 114

Others receiving votes: Mississippi St. 100, Texas A&M 61, Oklahoma St. 46, Virginia Tech 42, Utah 36, Penn St. 20, Louisville 12, Cincinnati 8, Nebraska 6, Kansas St. 5, Florida 4, NC State 4, Texas 3, BYU 2, Michigan 2, Northern Illinois 2, California 1, Western Kentucky 1, West Virginia 1

About the AP Poll
The AP Top 25 is determined by a simple points system based on how each voter ranks college football's best teams. A team receives 25 points for each first place vote, 24 for second place and so on through to the 25th team, which receives one point. The rankings are set by listing the teams' point totals from highest to lowest.

 

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