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Football Moves to No. 5 in Polls; No. 1 Bama Next
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Published: October 28, 2012, 03:31 PM (CT)
Updated: October 29, 2012, 08:55 AM (CT)
by LSUsports.net (@LSUsports), LSU Sports Interactive

BATON ROUGE -- On its bye week, the LSU football team moved to No. 5 in the AP Top 25, the USA Today Coaches Poll and the Harris Interactive Poll on Sunday.

LSU (7-1, 3-1 SEC) next takes on top-ranked Alabama on Saturday at 7 p.m. CT in Tiger Stadium.

Bowl Championship Series Standings

RK, TEAM, BCS Avg., PVS, Computer Avg., Computer Pct.
1, Alabama, .9759, 1, 3, .930
2, Kansas State, .9400, 3, 1, .970
3, Notre Dame, .9147, 5, 1, .970
4, Oregon, .9136, 4, 5, .850
5, LSU, .8163, 6, 6, .790
6, Georgia, .7753, 10, 7, .780
7, Florida, .7604, 2, 4, .870
8, South Carolina, .5968, 13, 9, .670
9, Florida State, .5743, 12, 21, .200
10, Louisville, .5661, 16, 13, .500
11, Oregon State, .5559, 7, 8, .700
12, Oklahoma, .5454, 8, 10, .610
13, Clemson, .5095, 18, 21, .200
14, Stanford, .4863, 17, 11, .580
15, Mississippi State, .3913, 11, 16, .360
16, Texas A&M, .3593, 20, 18, .330
17, USC, .3509, 9, 19, .240
18, Texas Tech, .3242, 14, 12, .570
19, Boise State, .3123, 21, 23, .110
20, Nebraska, .2568, NR, 15, .390
21, West Virginia, .2512, 19, 17, .340
22, Arizona, .1692, NR, 14, .470
23, Texas, .1640, 23, 20, .220
24, Oklahoma State, .0893, NR, 25, .070
25, Louisiana Tech, .0784, NR, 31, .000

AP Top 25

RK, TEAM, RECORD, PTS
1, Alabama (60), 8-0, 1500
2, Oregon, 8-0, 1412
3, Kansas State, 8-0, 1382
4, Notre Dame, 8-0, 1344
5, LSU, 7-1, 1216
6, Ohio State, 9-0, 1158
7, Georgia, 7-1, 1145
8, Florida, 7-1, 1075
9, Florida State, 8-1, 1046
10, Clemson, 7-1, 914
11, South Carolina, 7-2, 823
12, Louisville, 8-0, 817
13, Oregon State, 6-1, 762
14, Oklahoma, 5-2, 758
15, Stanford, 6-2, 627
16, Texas A&M, 6-2, 580
17, Mississippi State, 7-1, 559
18, USC, 6-2, 418
19, Boise State, 7-1, 406
20, Texas Tech, 6-2, 388
21, Nebraska, 6-2, 249
22, Louisiana Tech, 7-1, 209
23, West Virginia, 5-2, 126
24, Arizona, 5-3, 106
25, UCLA, 6-2, 103

Dropped from rankings: Rutgers 18, Michigan 20, Ohio 23

Others receiving votes: Toledo 88, Rutgers 74, Oklahoma State 72, Texas 55, Kent State 33, Tulsa 17, Northern Illinois 12, Washington 8, Northwestern 7, Ohio 4, Wisconsin 4, Michigan 2, Louisiana-Monroe 1

USA Today Coaches Poll

Rank, School (record), Points, Last week's rank, First-place votes
1. Alabama (8-0), 1475, 1, 59
2. Oregon (8-0), 1391, 2, 0
3. Kansas State (8-0), 1366, 4, 0
4. Notre Dame (8-0), 1307, 5, 0
5. LSU (7-1), 1225, 6, 0
6. Georgia (7-1), 1149, 11, 0
7. Florida State (8-1), 1121, 10, 0
8. Florida (7-1), 1024, 3, 0
9. Clemson (7-1), 976, 13, 0
10. Louisville (8-0), 888, 14, 0
11. South Carolina (7-2), 838, 16, 0
12. Oklahoma (5-2), 758, 7, 0
13. Oregon State (6-1), 684, 9, 0
14. Boise State (7-1), 634, 18, 0
15. Stanford (6-2), 626, 19, 0
16. Texas A&M (6-2), 592, 21, 0
17. Southern California (6-2), 583, 8, 0
18. Mississippi State (7-1), 569, 12, 0
19. West Virginia (5-2), 326, 22, 0
20. Texas Tech (6-2), 284, 17, 0
21. Nebraska (6-2), 283, NR, 0
22. Texas (6-2), 200, 24, 0
23. Louisiana Tech (7-1), 191, NR, 0
24. Oklahoma State (5-2), 166, NR, 0
25. Rutgers (7-1), 151, 15, 0

Dropped out: No. 20 Michigan (5-3, lost to then-unranked Nebraska 23-9), No. 23 Ohio (7-1, lost to Miami, Ohio, 23-20), No. 25 Wisconsin (6-3, lost to Michigan State 16-13 OT).

Others receiving votes: Northwestern (7-2) 77; UCLA (6-2) 61; Toledo (8-1) 59; Northern Illinois (8-1) 39; Kent State (7-1) 26; Tulsa (7-1) 19; Wisconsin (6-3) 15; Arizona (5-3) 14; Michigan (5-3) 11; Louisiana-Monroe (6-2) 10; Ohio (7-1) 9; Cincinnati (5-2) 8; Iowa State (5-3) 6; Utah State (7-2) 4; Western Kentucky (6-2) 4; Mississippi (5-3) 3; Arizona State (5-3) 2; Michigan State (5-4) 1.

Harris Poll

RK, TEAM, RECORD, PTS, PVS
1, Alabama (109), 8-0, 2868, 1
2, Oregon (5), 8-0, 2725, 2
3, Kansas State (1), 8-0, 2656, 4
4, Notre Dame, 8-0, 2553, 5
5, LSU, 7-1, 2382, 6
6, Georgia, 7-1, 2205, 11
7, Florida State, 8-1, 2193, 10
8, Florida, 7-1, 2061, 3
9, Clemson, 7-1, 1917, 13
10, Louisville, 8-0, 1714, 14
11, South Carolina, 7-2, 1588, 16
12, Oklahoma, 5-2, 1473, 7
13, Oregon State, 6-1, 1449, 8
14, Stanford, 6-2, 1307, 18
15, Mississippi State, 7-1, 1231, 12
16, USC, 6-2, 1200, 9
17, Boise State, 7-1, 1142, 19
18, Texas A&M, 6-2, 996, 21
19, Texas Tech, 6-2, 604, 17
20, West Virginia, 5-2, 554, 22
21, Nebraska, 6-2, 542, NR
22, Texas, 6-2, 392, 24
23, Rutgers, 7-1, 354, 15
24, Louisiana Tech, 7-1, 304, NR
25, Oklahoma State, 5-2, 245, NR

Dropped from rankings: Michigan 20, Ohio 23, TCU 25

Others receiving votes: Northwestern 135, Toledo 109, UCLA 85, Arizona 81, Tulsa 74, Northern Illinois 58, Kent State 54, Michigan 28, Ohio 25, TCU 19, Cincinnati 15, Louisiana-Monroe 11, Utah State 6, Arizona State 5, Wisconsin 5, Iowa State 4, Virginia Tech 3, Washington 2, UCF 1

 

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