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Football Jumps to No. 12 in Coaches Poll; 15th in AP
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Published: September 12, 2010, 12:37 PM (CT)
Updated: September 12, 2010, 02:33 PM (CT)
by LSUsports.net (@LSUsports), LSU Sports Interactive

BATON ROUGE -- LSU jumped four spots to No. 12 in the latest USA Today Coaches Poll, which was released on Sunday morning.

LSU is one of six SEC teams in the top 20, joining No. 1 Alabama, No. 7 Florida, No., 13 Arkansas, No. 15 Auburn, and No. 16 South Carolina. The Tigers are coming off a dominating 27-3 win over Vanderbilt last night in Nashville.

LSU returns to action on Saturday, hosting Mississippi State in the home opener at 6 p.m. on ESPNU.

AP Top 25 - Week 3

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Alabama (52) 2-0 1466
2 Ohio State (5) 2-0 1410
3 Boise State (1) 1-0 1306
4 TCU 2-0 1235
5 Oregon 2-0 1172
6 Texas (1) 2-0 1150
7 Oklahoma 2-0 1123
8 Nebraska 2-0 1083
9 Iowa 2-0 1037
10 Florida 2-0 1036
11 Wisconsin 2-0 855
12 Arkansas 2-0 755
13 South Carolina 2-0 642
14 Utah 2-0 627
15 LSU 2-0 595
16 Auburn 2-0 538
17 Miami (FL) 1-1 530
18 USC 2-0 481
19 Stanford 2-0 446
20 Michigan 2-0 437
21 West Virginia 2-0 197
22 Penn State 1-1 171
23 Houston 2-0 169
24 Arizona 2-0 138
25 Oregon State 0-1 75

Dropped from rankings: Virginia Tech 13, Georgia Tech 15, Georgia 22

Others receiving votes: Pittsburgh 62, Fresno State 48, Air Force 46, California 45, Georgia 42, Florida State 41, Missouri 37, Georgia Tech 35, Clemson 25, North Carolina 23, Texas A&M 18, Texas Tech 17, Michigan State 15, James Madison 11, Kansas State 10, Oklahoma State 10, Maryland 6, East Carolina 4, Nevada 2, Baylor 1, Boston College 1, North Carolina State 1, Northwestern 1,

USA Today Coaches Poll

Rank, School (record), Points, rank, votes
1. Alabama (2-0), 1470, 1, 55
2. Ohio State (2-0), 1410, 2, 4
3. Boise State (1-0), 1278, 3, 0
4. Texas (2-0), 1262, 4, 0
5. TCU (2-0), 1168, 5, 0
6. Oregon (2-0), 1122, 8, 0
7. Florida (2-0), 1108, 6, 0
8. Nebraska (2-0), 1095, 7, 0
9. Oklahoma (2-0), 1062, 10, 0
10. Iowa (2-0), 1050, 9, 0
11. Wisconsin (2-0), 889, 11, 0
12. LSU (2-0), 740, 16, 0
13. Arkansas (2-0), 738, 15, 0
14. Utah (2-0), 625, t20, 0
15. Auburn (2-0), 618, t20, 0
16. South Carolina (2-0), 527, 25, 0
17. Miami (Fla.) (1-1), 417, 12, 0
18. Arizona (2-0), 410, 23, 0
19. Stanford (2-0), 338, NR, 0
20. Penn State (1-1), 296, 14, 0
21. West Virginia (2-0), 264, 22, 0
22. Michigan (2-0), 254, NR, 0
23. Houston (2-0), 220, NR, 0
24. California (2-0), 131, NR, 0
25. Missouri (2-0), 82, NR, 0

Dropped out: No. 13 Virginia Tech (0-2, lost to James Madison 21-16), No. 17 Georgia Tech (1-1, lost to Kansas 28-25), No. 18 Florida State (1-1, lost to then-No. 10 Oklahoma 47-17), No. 19 Georgia (1-1, lost to then-No. 25 South Carolina 17-6), No. 24  Brigham Young (1-1, lost to Air Force 35-14).

Others receiving votes: Clemson 68; Florida State 63; Oklahoma State 55; Air Force 51; Pittsburgh 50; Georgia 39; , Michigan State 35; Oregon State 33; Texas Tech 28; Georgia Tech 26; North Carolina 23; Brigham Young 17; Washington 14; Nevada 12; Arizona State 11; Boston College 11; Cincinnati 11; Northwestern 10; Fresno State 9; Maryland 7; Texas A&M 7; Connecticut 5; Notre Dame 5; Virginia Tech 4; Kansas State 3; Mississippi State 2; East Carolina 1; Temple 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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