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Football Ranked No. 1 in Initial Harris Poll
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Published: October 09, 2011, 11:38 AM (CT)
Updated: October 09, 2011, 05:31 PM (CT)
by LSUsports.net (@LSUsports), LSU Sports Interactive

BATON ROUGE -- LSU remained No. 1 in the AP Top 25 and No. 2 in the USA Today Coaches Poll on Sunday following the Tigers' 41-11 victory over then-No. 17 Florida.

In the initial Harris Interactive Poll, the Tigers received 71 of 114 first-place votes and were ranked No. 1 in the poll.

LSU (6-0, 3-0 SEC) next faces Tennessee on Oct. 15 in Nashville. Kickoff is 2:30 p.m. CT on CBS.

AP Top 25

RK, TEAM, RECORD, PTS, PVS
1, LSU (40), 6-0, 1450, 1
2, Alabama (10), 6-0, 1405, 2
3, Oklahoma (8), 5-0, 1382, 3
4, Wisconsin, 5-0, 1243, 4
5, Boise State (1), 5-0, 1222, 5
6, Oklahoma State, 5-0, 1176, 6
7, Stanford, 5-0, 1164, 7
8, Clemson, 6-0, 1080, 8
9, Oregon, 4-1, 1000, 9
10, Arkansas, 5-1, 921, 10
11, Michigan, 6-0, 868, 12
12, Georgia Tech, 6-0, 741, 13
13, West Virginia, 5-1, 659, 16
14, Nebraska, 5-1, 642, 14
15, South Carolina, 5-1, 608, 18
16, Illinois, 6-0, 594, 19
17, Kansas State, 5-0, 580, 20
18, Arizona State, 5-1, 414, 22
19, Virginia Tech, 5-1, 410, 21
20, Baylor, 4-1, 308, 25
21, Texas A&M, 3-2, 251, 24
22, Texas, 4-1, 216, 11
23, Michigan State, 4-1, 181, NR
24, Auburn, 4-2, 156, 15
25, Houston, 6-0, 142, NR

Dropped from rankings: Florida 17, Florida State 23

Others receiving votes: Florida 86, Washington 71, Notre Dame 64, Georgia 61, Penn State 22, USC 17, North Carolina 13, South Florida 11, Wake Forest 7, Southern Miss 4, Southern Methodist 3, Texas Tech 2, Cincinnati 1

Harris Interactive College Football Poll
Oct. 9, 2011

Rank, Team, Points
1. LSU (71), 2,813
2. Alabama (17), 2,728
3. Oklahoma (24), 2,714
4. Wisconsin (1), 2,432
5. Boise State (1), 2,353
6. Oklahoma State, 2,300
7. Stanford (1), 2,297
8. Clemson, 2,090
9. Oregon, 1,898
10. Michigan, 1,723
11. Arkansas, 1,691
12. Georgia Tech, 1,621
13. Nebraska, 1,292
14. Illinois, 1,255
15. South Carolina, 1,195
16. West Virginia, 1,121
17. Kansas State, 1,018
18. Virginia Tech, 945
19. Arizona State, 731
20. Texas, 562
21. Baylor, 560
22. Michigan State, 495
23. Texas A&M, 346
24. Houston, 274
25. Florida, 206

Other teams receiving votes: Auburn 192; South Florida 89; Penn State 88; Notre Dame 87; Washington 67; Wake Forest 40; North Carolina 33; Georgia 32; SMU 30; Texas Tech 19; TCU 15; Rutgers 10; Cincinnati 8; Louisiana-Lafayette 2; Southern Miss 2; Florida State 1. 

USA TODAY TOP 25 COACHES' POLL - Oct. 9, 2011

Rank , Team (first-place votes), Record, Points , Last week's poll
1. Oklahoma (32), 5-0, 1,434, 1
2. LSU (15), 6-0, 1,409, 2
3. Alabama (11), 6-0, 1,399, 3
4. Wisconsin (1), 5-0, 1,244, 5
5. Stanford, 5-0, 1,232, 4
6. Boise State , 5-0, 1,170, 6
7. Oklahoma State , 5-0, 1,168, 7
8. Clemson , 6-0, 1,046, 8
9. Oregon, 4-1, 995, 9
10. Michigan, 6-0, 891, 11
11. Arkansas, 5-1, 871, 12
12. Georgia Tech, 6-0, 805, 13
13. South Carolina, 5-1, 678, 14
14. Nebraska, 5-1, 671, 15
15. Illinois, 6-0, 634, 16
16. West Virginia, 5-1, 528, 19
17. Virginia Tech , 5-1, 523, 17
18. Kansas State, 5-0, 462, 21
19. Michigan State, 4-1, 431, 20
20. Arizona State, 5-1, 343, 24
21. Texas, 4-1, 243, 10
22. Houston, 6-0, 200, NR
23. Texas A&M, 3-2, 198, 25
24. Baylor, 4-1, 185, NR
25. Penn State, 5-1, 77, NR

Dropped out: No. 18 Florida (4-2, lost to No. 2 LSU 41-11), No. 22 Florida State (2-3, lost to Wake Forest 35-30), No. 23 Auburn (4-2, lost to then-No. 12 Arkansas 38-14).

Others receiving votes: Florida (4-2) 72; Washington (4-1) 52; North Carolina (5-1) 43; Auburn (4-2) 33; Notre Dame (4-2) 31; South Florida (4-1) 30; Wake Forest (4-1) 22; Georgia (4-2) 15; Southern Methodist (4-1) 11; Texas Tech (4-1) 9; Rutgers (4-1) 8; Southern Mississippi (5-1) 7; TCU (4-2) 4; Hawaii (3-2) 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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