Football Moves Into Top 10 After Blowout

LSU head coach Les Miles leads the Tigers onto the field.
LSU head coach Les Miles leads the Tigers onto the field.
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BATON ROUGE -- After an impressive win over a ranked FCS opponent on Saturday night in Tiger Stadium, the LSU football team moved up three spots in the Amway Coaches' Poll and two in the AP Top 25, it was announced Sunday morning.

LSU (2-0) was ranked No.  9 by the coaches and No. 10 by the AP after the 56-0 victory over then-No. 13 (FCS) Sam Houston State on Saturday.

Next weekend, the Tigers remain at home for the second of four-consecutive games in Tiger Stadium. Louisiana-Monroe comes to town for a 6 p.m. CT kickoff on ESPNU.

The AP Top 25 | LSU History

By The Associated Press

Record Points Previous
1. Florida St. (38) 2-0 1,463 1
2. Oregon (16) 2-0 1,415 3
3. Alabama (1) 2-0 1,334 2
4. Oklahoma (2) 2-0 1,303 4
5. Auburn 2-0 1,236 5
6. Georgia (1) 1-0 1,201 6
7. Texas A&M (2) 2-0 1,101 9
8. Baylor 2-0 1,043 10
9. Southern Cal 2-0 1,039 14
10. LSU 2-0 1,029 12
11. Notre Dame 2-0 815 16
12. UCLA 2-0 779 11
13. Michigan St. 1-1 751 7
14. Ole Miss 2-0 703 15
15. Stanford 1-1 592 13
16. Arizona St. 2-0 570 17
17. Virginia Tech 2-0 532 NR
18. Wisconsin 1-1 391 18
19. Kansas St. 2-0 285 20
20. Missouri 2-0 237 24
21. Louisville 2-0 234 25
22. Ohio St. 1-1 222 8
23. Clemson 1-1 206 23
24. South Carolina 1-1 199 21
25. BYU 2-0 179 NR

Others receiving votes: Nebraska 153, North Carolina 118, Oklahoma St. 92, Florida 70, Duke 43, Penn St. 35, TCU 31, Mississippi St. 29, Marshall 18, Tennessee 14, Iowa 10, Cincinnati 6, West Virginia 6, Washington 4, N. Dakota St. 3, Pittsburgh 3, Texas Tech 3, Utah 2, Arizona 1.

 

Amway Coaches Poll | LSU History
Sept. 7, 2014

Rank Team, Record, Points, Previous (First-Place Votes)
1. Florida State,  2-0, 1529, 1 (51)
2. Alabama, 2-0, 1435, 2 (1)
3. Oklahoma, 2-0, 1408, 3 (3)
4. Oregon, 2-0, 1407, 4 (6)
5. Auburn, 2-0, 1312, 5
6. Georgia, 1-0, 1209, 8 (1)
7. Baylor, 2-0, 1135, 9
8. Texas A&M, 2-0, 1090, 13
9. LSU, 2-0, 1034, 12
10. USC, 2-0, 999, 14
11. Notre Dame, 2-0, 858, 15
12. UCLA, 2-0, 812, 11
13. Michigan State, 1-1, 716, 6
14. Arizona State, 2-0, 646, 16
15. Ole Miss, 2-0, 609, 17
16. Stanford, 1-1, 585, 10
17. Wisconsin, 1-1, 409, 19
18. Ohio State, 1-1, 402, 7
19. Virginia Tech, 2-0, 349, NR
20. Kansas State, 2-0, 333, 20
21. Nebraska, 2-0, 310, 18
22. Missouri, 2-0, 281, 22
23. South Carolina, 1-1, 232, 21
24. Clemson, 1-1, 212, 24
25. North Carolina, 2-0, 129, 23

Dropped Out: No. 25 Texas.

Others Receiving Votes
Louisville 128; Brigham Young 124; Florida 107; Mississippi State 84; Oklahoma State 81; Duke 55; Washington 22; TCU 19; Minnesota 17; Marshall 14; Iowa 9; Cincinnati 8; Arizona 7; Oregon State 6; West Virginia 6; Pittsburgh 5; Northern Illinois 5; Rutgers 4; Memphis 4; Michigan 2; Boise State 1; Texas Tech 1.

List of Voters
The Amway 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 2014 season: Blake Anderson, Arkansas State; Dino Babers, Bowling Green; David Bailiff, Rice; Frank Beamer, Virginia Tech; Todd Berry, Louisiana-Monroe; Bret Bielema, Arkansas; Larry Blakeney, Troy; Bill Blankenship, Tulsa; Craig Bohl, Wyoming; Terry Bowden, Akron; Art Briles, Baylor; Troy Calhoun, Air Force; Matt Campbell, Toledo; Rod Carey, Northern Illinois; Norm Chow, Hawaii; Larry Coker, Texas-San Antonio; David Cutcliffe, Duke; Mark Dantonio, Michigan State; Tim DeRuyter, Fresno State; Bob Diaco, Connecticut; Larry Fedora, North Carolina; Jimbo Fisher, Florida State; Dennis Franchione, Texas State; Justin Fuente, Memphis; Al Golden, Miami (Fla.); Mike Gundy, Oklahoma State; Bobby Hauck, UNLV; Brady Hoke, Michigan; Paul Johnson, Georgia Tech; Brian Kelly, Notre Dame; Jerry Kill, Minnesota; Mike Leach, Washington State; Rocky Long, San Diego State; Mike MacIntyre, Colorado; Dan McCarney, North Texas; Bronco Mendenhall, Brigham Young; Urban Meyer, Ohio State; Les Miles, LSU; Todd Monken, Southern Mississippi; Ken Niumatalolo, Navy; George O'Leary, Central Florida; Gary Patterson, TCU; Bo Pelini, Nebraska; Chris Petersen, Washington; Gary Pinkel, Missouri; Jeff Quinn, Buffalo; Matt Rhule, Temple; Mark Richt, Georgia; Mike Riley, Oregon State; Rich Rodriguez, Arizona; Nick Saban, Alabama; Steve Sarkisian, USC; Frank Solich, Ohio; Steve Spurrier, South Carolina; Rick Stockstill, Middle Tennessee; Bob Stoops, Oklahoma; Charlie Strong, Texas; Kevin Sumlin, Texas A&M; Dabo Swinney, Clemson; Tommy Tuberville, Cincinnati; Ron Turner, Florida International; Kevin Wilson, Indiana. AFCA policy bars schools under major NCAA or conference sanctions from receiving votes.

 

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