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Football Jumps to No. 15 in AP, Coaches' Polls
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Published: November 24, 2013, 11:00 AM (CT)
Updated: November 25, 2013, 08:06 AM (CT)
by Todd Politz (@tpolitz), Director of Digital Media

BATON ROUGE -- The LSU football team's 34-10 victory over then-No. 9 Texas A&M on Saturday vaulted the Tigers three spots in the AP Top 25 and four spots in the USA Today Coaches poll to No. 15 on Sunday..

LSU (8-3, 4-3) held the Aggies to their lowest point and yardage totals in two seasons and handed Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Johnny Manziel his first road loss.

The Tigers play host to Arkansas on Friday, Nov. 29, at 1:30 p.m. CT to finish the regular season in Tiger Stadium. The game will be televised by CBS and broadcast on the LSU Sports Radio Network beginning at 11:30 a.m.

 

AP Top 25

Rank Team (First-Place Votes) Record Points Previous
1. Alabama (56) 11-0 1,496 1
2. Florida St. (4) 11-0 1,444 2
3. Ohio St. 11-0 1,375 4
4. Auburn 10-1 1,294 6
5. Missouri 10-1 1,202 8
6. Clemson 10-1 1,196 7
7. Oklahoma St. 10-1 1,177 11
8. Stanford 9-2 1,002 10
9. Baylor 9-1 976 3
10. South Carolina 9-2 960 12
11. Michigan St. 10-1 929 13
12. Oregon 9-2 731 5
13. Arizona St. 9-2 690 19
14. Wisconsin 9-2 684 16
15. LSU 8-3 642 18
16. Fresno St. 10-0 619 15
17. UCF 9-1 588 17
18. Northern Illinois 11-0 470 20
19. Texas A&M 8-3 429 9
20. Oklahoma 9-2 386 22
21. Louisville 10-1 383 21
22. UCLA 8-3 300 14
23. Southern Cal 9-3 262 23
24. Duke 9-2 135 25
25. Notre Dame 8-3 68 NR

Others receiving votes: Georgia 15, Cincinnati 10, Texas 10, Mississippi 7, Arizona 6, Nebraska 6, Minnesota 5, East Carolina 1, N. Dakota St. 1, Vanderbilt 1.

USA Today Coaches Poll

Rank Team (Record) Points Previous (First-Place Votes)
1. Alabama (11-0), 1544, 1, (56)
2. Florida State (11-0), 1488, 2, (6)
3. Ohio State (11-0), 1428, 3
4. Clemson (10-1), 1289, 6
5. Auburn (10-1), 1268, 7
6. Missouri (10-1), 1243, 8
7. Oklahoma State (10-1), 1225, 9
8. Baylor (9-1), 1009, 4
9. South Carolina (9-2), 1003, 11
10. Stanford (9-2), 981, 12
11. Michigan State (10-1), 962, 13
12. Oregon (9-2), 777, 5
13. Fresno State (10-0), 687, 16
14. Wisconsin (9-2), 661, 17
15. LSU (8-3), 646, 19
16. Louisville (10-1), 603, 15
17. Oklahoma (9-2), 581, 18
18. Arizona State (9-2), 574, 22
19. Central Florida (9-1), 512, 20
20. Northern Illinois (11-0), 459, 21
21. Texas A&M (8-3), 410, 10
22. UCLA (8-3), 257, 14
23. Southern California (9-3), 210, 25
24. Duke (9-2), 203, 24
25. Cincinnati (9-2), 47, not ranked

Dropped out: No. 23 Minnesota (8-3, lost to then-No. 17 Wisconsin 20-7).

Others receiving votes: Notre Dame (8-3) 17; Minnesota (8-3) 12; Texas (7-3) 12; East Carolina (9-2) 11; Georgia (7-4) 8; Nebraska (8-3) 7; Louisiana-Lafayette (8-2) 6; Miami (Fla.) (8-3) 6; Arizona (7-4) 2; Vanderbilt (7-4) 2.

Bowl Championship Series Standings

Rank, Team, BCS Avg., Previous , Comp. AVG, Comp. %
1. Alabama, .9881, 1, 2, .970
2. Florida State, .9697, 2, 1, .990
3. Ohio State, .9200, 3, 3, .920
4. Auburn, .8236, 6, 4, .830
5. Missouri, .8077, 8, 5, .810
6. Clemson, .7726, 7, 10, .660
7. Oklahoma State, .7615, 10, 8, .720
8. Stanford, .6665, 9, 9, .690
9. Baylor, .6456, 4, 11, .640
10. South Carolina, .6101, 11, 12, .560
11. Michigan State, .5780, 13, 14, .500
12. Arizona State, .5052, 17, 6, .770
13. Oregon, .4950, 5, 15, .490
14. Northern Illinois, .4620, 16, 7, .730
15. Wisconsin, .4448, 19, 13, .510
16. Fresno State, .4124, 15, 17, .330
17. LSU, .3737, 22, 19, .260
18. Oklahoma, .3380, 20, 18, .310
19. UCF, .3364, 18, 16, .350
20. Louisville, .2522, 21, 27, .010
21. Texas A&M, .2243, 12, 23, .140
22. UCLA, .1921, 14, 19, .260
23. USC, .1779, 23, 21, .250
24. Duke, .0885, NR, 26, .020
25. Notre Dame, .0674, NR, 22, .170

 

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