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Football 14th in Polls; Bowl Announcement Tonight
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Published: December 08, 2013, 12:53 PM (CT)
Updated: December 08, 2013, 09:07 PM (CT)
by Todd Politz (@tpolitz), Director of Digital Media

BATON ROUGE -- As it awaits a postseason bowl berth on Sunday evening, the LSU Football team remained No. 14 in the final AP Top 25 and USA Today Coaches' Poll of the regular season.

LSU (9-3, 5-3 SEC), which handed No. 2 Auburn its only defeat of the season, will learn its bowl destination following the 7:30 p.m. CT Bowl Championship Series selections announcement.

AP Top 25

Rank Team (First-Place Votes) Record Points Previous
1. Florida St. (56) 13-0 1,496 1
2. Auburn (4) 12-1 1,444 3
3. Alabama 11-1 1,376 4
4. Michigan St. 12-1 1,278 10
5. Stanford 11-2 1,217 7
6. Baylor 11-1 1,185 9
7. Ohio St. 12-1 1,130 2
8. South Carolina 10-2 1,099 8
9. Missouri 11-2 1,066 5
10. Oregon 10-2 880 12
11. Oklahoma 10-2 878 18
12. Clemson 10-2 848 13
13. Oklahoma St. 10-2 797 6
14. LSU 9-3 726 14
15. UCF 11-1 629 15
16. Arizona St. 10-3 614 11
17. UCLA 9-3 544 17
18. Louisville 11-1 525 19
19. Wisconsin 9-3 383 21
20. Texas A&M 8-4 282 22
21. Fresno St. 11-1 227 24
22. Duke 10-3 201 20
23. Georgia 8-4 196 25
24. Northern Illinois 12-1 144 16
25. Notre Dame 8-4 76 NR

Others receiving votes: Southern Cal 74, Iowa 48, Miami 47, Vanderbilt 25, Texas 22, Cincinnati 11, Bowling Green 10, Washington 9, Rice 7, N. Dakota St. 4, Minnesota 2.

USA Today Top 25 Poll

Rank Team (First-Place Votes) Record Points Previous
1. Florida State (62) 13-0 1550 1
2. Auburn 12-1 1486 3
3. Alabama 11-1 1414 4
4. Michigan State 12-1 1342 9
5. Baylor 11-1 1275 t7
6. Ohio State 12-1 1211 2
7. Stanford 11-2 1188 10
8. South Carolina 10-2 1108 t7
9. Missouri 11-2 1088 5
10. Oklahoma 10-2 913 15
11. Clemson 10-2 899 11
12. Oregon 10-2 887 12
13. Oklahoma State 10-2 845 6
14. LSU 9-3 719 14
15. Central Florida 11-1 658 17
16. Louisville 11-1 611 16
17. Arizona State 10-3 602 13
18. UCLA 9-3 520 19
19. Wisconsin 9-3 408 21
20. Fresno State 11-1 344 22
21. Texas A&M 8-4 247 25
21. Duke 10-3 247 20
23. Northern Illinois 12-1 149 18
24. Georgia 8-4 135 NR
25. Miami (Fla.) 9-3 73 NR

Others receiving votes: Cincinnati 47; Vanderbilt 40; Southern California 33; Iowa 30; Texas 27; Rice 23; Bowling Green 12; Notre Dame 8; Minnesota 6; Ball State 2; Nebraska 1; Virginia Tech 1; Washington 1.

Bowl Championship Series Standings

Rank Team, BCS Avg., Previous, Comp. Avg., Comp. Pct.
1. Florida State, .9957, 1, 1, .990
2. Auburn, .9638, 3, 2, .970
3. Alabama, .9061, 4, 3, .890
4. Michigan State, .8600, 10, 5, .860
5. Stanford, .8191, 7, 3, .890
6. Baylor, .7722, 9, 9, .710
7. Ohio State, .7705, 2, 7, .750
8. Missouri, .7256, 5, 6, .770
9. South Carolina, .7152, 8, 8, .720
10. Oregon, .5811, 12, 10, .600
11. Oklahoma, .5756, 17, 12, .560
12. Clemson, .5553, 13, 13, .510
13. Oklahoma State, .5233, 6, 14, .480
14. Arizona State, .4416, 11, 11, .590
15. UCF, .4343, 16, 15, .460
16. LSU, .4322, 15, 17, .350
17. UCLA, .3703, 18, 16, .430
18. Louisville, .3199, 19, 23, .150
19. Wisconsin, .2365, 21, 20, .190
20. Fresno State, .1675, 23, 26, .060
21. Texas A&M, .1663, 24, 21, .160
22. Georgia, .1594, 22, 18, .270
23. Northern Illinois, .1572, 14, 19, .220
24. Duke, .1134, 20, 25, .070
25. USC, .0672, NR, 21, .160

 

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