2013 LSU Football
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Football Jumps to No. 6 in AP Top 25
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Published: September 15, 2013, 10:56 AM (CT)
Updated: September 15, 2013, 12:35 PM (CT)
by Todd Politz (@tpolitz), Director of Digital Media

BATON ROUGE -- With a record-setting start to the 2013 season, the LSU football team continued its climb in the national rankings on Sunday.

LSU (3-0) moved from eighth to sixth in the AP Top 25, and to No. 7 in the USA Today Coaches Poll.

Auburn (3-0), which comes to Tiger Stadium for LSU's annual Gold Game on Saturday, received votes in the poll but is unranked.

AP Top 25

Team (First-Place Votes) Record Points Previous
1. Alabama (59) 2-0 1,499 1
2. Oregon (1) 3-0 1,413 2
3. Clemson 2-0 1,347 3
4. Ohio St. 3-0 1,330 4
5. Stanford 2-0 1,241 5
6. LSU 3-0 1,134 8
7. Louisville 3-0 1,092 7
8. Florida St. 2-0 1,058 10
9. Georgia 1-1 1,051 9
10. Texas A&M 2-1 1,001 6
11. Oklahoma St. 3-0 848 12
12. South Carolina 2-1 821 13
13. UCLA 2-0 757 16
14. Oklahoma 3-0 692 14
15. Michigan 3-0 672 11
16. Miami 2-0 641 15
17. Washington 2-0 496 19
18. Northwestern 3-0 487 17
19. Florida 1-1 412 18
20. Baylor 2-0 355 22
21. Ole Miss 3-0 300 25
22. Notre Dame 2-1 277 21
23. Arizona St. 2-0 229 NR
24. Wisconsin 2-1 87 20
25. Texas Tech 3-0 60 NR

Others receiving votes: Michigan St. 59, Fresno St. 27, UCF 25, N. Illinois 24, Georgia Tech 17, Nebraska 15, Arizona 11, Auburn 9, Boise St. 4, TCU 3, Virginia Tech 3, Arkansas 2, Navy 1.

USA Today Coaches Poll

Rank Team Record Points (First Place Votes) Previous
1. Alabama 2-0 1549 (61) 1
2. Oregon 3-0 1477 (1) 2
3. Ohio St. 3-0 1398 3
4. Clemson 2-0 1331 5
5. Stanford 2-0 1314 4
6. Louisville 3-0 1128 7
7. LSU 3-0 1121 8
8. Florida St. 2-0 1113 9
9. Texas A&M 2-1 1033 6
10. Georgia 1-1 1022 10
11. Oklahoma St. 3-0 908 11
12. Oklahoma 3-0 839 13
13. South Carolina 2-1 811 14
14. Michigan 3-0 743 12
15. UCLA 2-0 699 17
16. Northwestern 3-0 582 16
17. Miami 2-0 559 18
18. Florida 1-1 398 20
19. Baylor 2-0 375 22
20. Washington 2-0 361 23
21. Notre Dame 2-1 331 21
22. Ole Miss 3-0 303 25
23. Arizona St. 2-0 176 NR
24. Michigan St. 3-0 131 NR
25. Fresno St. 2-0 75 NR

Schools Dropped Out
No. 15 Nebraska (2-1), No. 18 (Tie) Wisconsin (2-1), No. 24 TCU (1-2).

Others Receiving Votes
Nebraska 55; Wisconsin 53; Texas Tech 49; Georgia Tech 37; Arkansas 34; Central Florida 33; Arizona 29; Northern Illinois 26; Auburn 15; Virginia Tech 9; Brigham Young 8; Southern California 7; Kansas State 6; Boise State 5; Utah State 5; Rutgers 2.

 

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