Football Ranked 20th by AP, Coaches

A capacity crowd rocked Tiger Stadium on Saturday night.
A capacity crowd rocked Tiger Stadium on Saturday night.
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BATON ROUGE -- A narrow overtime loss to No. 4 Alabama dropped the LSU football team to No. 20 in Sunday's AP Top 25 and Amway Coaches Poll.

LSU (7-3, 3-3 SEC) has losses to division three division rivals that are all ranked among the top 10 -- No. 1 Mississippi State, No. 4/3 Alabama and No. 9 Auburn.

The Tigers return to action on Saturday, traveling to Fayetteville to face Arkansas at 7 p.m. CT. The game will be televised by ESPN2 and broadcast on the LSU Sports Radio Network beginning at 5 p.m.

AP Top 25
Nov. 9, 2014

Rank Team (First-Place Votes) Record Points Previous
1. Mississippi St. (48) 9-0 1,488 1
2. Florida St. (12) 9-0 1,446 2
3. Oregon 9-1 1,334 5
4. Alabama 8-1 1,326 4
5. TCU 8-1 1,273 6
6. Baylor 8-1 1,193 10
7. Arizona St. 8-1 1,142 11
8. Ohio St. 8-1 1,086 13
9. Auburn 7-2 981 3
10. Ole Miss 8-2 948 12
11. Nebraska 8-1 830 15
12. Michigan St. 7-2 782 7
13. Kansas St. 7-2 742 9
14. UCLA 8-2 691 18
15. Notre Dame 7-2 630 8
16. Georgia 7-2 622 17
17. Arizona 7-2 471 21
18. Clemson 7-2 457 19
19. Duke 8-1 431 22
20. LSU 7-3 429 14
21. Marshall 9-0 297 23
22. Wisconsin 7-2 225 25
23. Colorado St. 9-1 128 NR
24. Georgia Tech 8-2 127 NR
25. Utah 6-3 872 NR

Others receiving votes: Oklahoma 85, Texas A&M 83, Missouri 68, Southern Cal 47, Minnesota 26, Louisville 12, West Virginia 6, Stanford 4, Boise St. 1, Georgia Southern 1, Miami 1.

Amway Coaches Poll
Nov. 9, 2014

Ranked, Team, Record, Points (First-Place Votes), Previous
1, Mississippi State, 9-0, 1528 (41) 1
2, Florida State, 9-0, 1496 (20) 2
3, Alabama, 8-1, 1389, 4
4, Oregon, 9-1, 1382 (1) 5
5, TCU, 8-1, 1297, 7
6, Baylor, 8-1, 1223, 10
7, Ohio State, 8-1, 1148, 11
8, Arizona State, 8-1, 1146, 12
9, Auburn, 7-2, 962, 3
10, Ole Miss, 8-2, 944, 13
11, Nebraska, 8-1, 925, 14
12, Michigan State, 7-2, 865, 6
13, Kansas State, 7-2, 738, 9
14, Georgia, 7-2, 693, 17
15, UCLA, 8-2, 662, 18
16, Notre Dame, 7-2, 654, 8
17, Clemson, 7-2, 500, 19
18, Arizona, 7-2, 487, 21
19, Duke, 8-1, 466, 20
20, LSU, 7-3, 371, 15
21, Marshall, 9-0, 285, 22
22, Wisconsin, 7-2, 265, 24
23, Georgia Tech, 8-2, 142, 28
24, Oklahoma, 6-3, 135, 16
25, Colorado State, 9-1, 118, 27

Others Receiving Votes
Missouri 90; Minnesota 83; Utah 70; Southern California 29; Texas A&M 22; Louisville 13; Boise State 7; Stanford 6; Miami (Fla.) 3; East Carolina 3; Cincinnati 2; Florida 1.

Schools Dropped Out
No. 22 Utah, No. 25 West Virginia.

 

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