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Published: October 21, 2012, 10:54 AM (CT)
Updated: October 21, 2012, 08:10 PM (CT)
by Todd Politz (@tpolitz), Director of Digital Media

BATON ROUGE -- Coming off a 24-19 road victory over then-No. 20 Texas A&M, the LSU football team remained No. 6 in Sunday's edition of the Bowl Championship Series standings, the AP Top 25, the USA Today Coaches' Poll and the Harris Interactive Poll.

LSU Poll History: AP | Coaches

LSU (7-1, 3-1 SEC) has an open date on Oct. 27 and returns to action on Nov. 3 when it hosts an annual clash with now-No. 1 Alabama. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. CT on CBS. The Tide take on No. 13 Mississippi State prior to traveling to Baton Rouge.

The Tigers earned .034 more points in the BCS Standings than last week's initial listing, advancing from ninth to seventh in average ranking by the computers.

Bowl Championship Series - Week 2

RK, TEAM, BCS AVG, PVS, Computer Avg., Computer %
1, Alabama, .9625, 1, 4, .890
2, Florida, .9310, 2, 1, .980
3, Kansas State, .9111, 4, 2, .940
4, Oregon, .8966, 3, 6, .790
5, Notre Dame, .8512, 5, 3, .900
6, LSU, .7862, 6, 7, .780
7, Oregon State, .7421, 8, 5, .870
8, Oklahoma, .7126, 9, 8, .700
9, USC, .5767, 10, 16, .370
10, Georgia, .5379, 11, 13, .480
11, Mississippi State, .5265, 12, 13, .480
12, Florida State, .4925, 14, 21, .170
13, South Carolina, .4797, 7, 10, .620
14, Texas Tech, .4736, 17, 9, .660
15, Rutgers, .4703, 15, 11, .560
16, Louisville, .4196, 16, 18, .310
17, Stanford, .3850, 20, 11, .560
18, Clemson, .3692, 19, 27, .030
19, West Virginia, .2178, 13, 15, .410
20, Texas A&M, .2123, 18, 17, .320
21, Boise State, .2070, 22, 24, .080
22, Michigan, .1898, NR, 19, .220
23, Texas, .1221, 25, 20, .210
24, Ohio, .1171, NR, 22, .160
25, Wisconsin, .0593, NR, 25, .060

AP Top 25

Team (First-Place Votes) Record Points Previous
1. Alabama (59) 7-0 1,499 1
2. Oregon 7-0 1,424 2
3. Florida (1) 7-0 1,380 3
4. Kansas St. 7-0 1,333 4
5. Notre Dame 7-0 1,241 5
6. LSU 7-1 1,172 6
7. Oregon St. 6-0 1,106 8
8. Oklahoma 5-1 1,065 10
9. Ohio St. 8-0 1,028 7
10. Southern Cal 6-1 944 11
11. Florida St. 7-1 872 12
12. Georgia 6-1 745 13
13. Mississippi St. 7-0 739 15
14. Clemson 6-1 713 14
15. Texas Tech 6-1 653 18
16. Louisville 7-0 620 16
17. South Carolina 6-2 591 9
18. Rutgers 7-0 539 19
19. Stanford 5-2 421 22
20. Michigan 5-2 300 23
21. Boise St. 6-1 258 24
22. Texas A&M 5-2 252 20
23. Ohio 7-0 181 25
24. Louisiana Tech 6-1 106 NR
25. West Virginia 5-2 76 17

Others receiving votes: Toledo 49, Texas 33, Wisconsin 31, TCU 29, Nebraska 24, Penn St. 18, NC State 13, Oklahoma St. 12, Arizona 7, UCLA 7, Tulsa 6, Arizona St. 5, N. Illinois 5, Cincinnati 3.

USA Today Coaches' Poll

Rank, Team (First-Place Votes), Record, Points, Previous Rank
1, Alabama (59), 7-0, 1475, 1
2, Oregon, 7-0, 1403, 2
3, Florida, 7-0, 1329, 4
4, Kansas St., 7-0, 1326, 3
5, Notre Dame, 7-0, 1221, 5
6, LSU, 7-1, 1164, 6
7, Oklahoma, 5-1, 1084, 7
8, USC, 6-1, 1014, 9
9, Oregon St., 6-0, 974, 11
10, Florida St., 7-1, 948, 10
11, Georgia, 6-1, 850, 12
12, Mississippi St., 7-0, 800, 16
13, Clemson, 6-1, 788, 13
14, Louisville, 7-0, 720, 14
15, Rutgers, 7-0, 637, 17
16, South Carolina, 6-2, 598, 8
17, Texas Tech, 6-1, 571, 20
18, Boise St., 6-1, 407, 22
19, Stanford, 5-2, 401, 23
20, Michigan, 5-2, 264, 25
21, Texas A&M, 5-2, 229, 19
22, West Virginia, 5-2, 173, 15
23, Ohio, 7-0, 132, NR
24, Texas, 5-2, 109, NR
25, Wisconsin, 6-2, 104, NR

Schools Dropped Out
No. 18 Cincinnati (5-1), No. 21 TCU (5-2), No. 24 Arizona State (5-2).

Others Receiving Votes
Louisiana Tech (6-1) 100; Nebraska (5-2) 71; TCU (5-2) 71; Cincinnati (5-1) 51; Oklahoma State (4-2) 37; Toledo (7-1) 30; Arizona State (5-2) 21; Tulsa (7-1) 21; Duke (6-2) 16; Northern Illinois (7-1) 14; Northwestern (6-2) 11; Louisiana-Monroe (5-2) 7; Western Kentucky (5-2) 3; UCLA (5-2) 1.

Harris Interactive Poll

Rank, Team (First-Place Votes), Record, Points, Previous
1, Alabama (109), 7-0, 2,868, 1
2, Oregon (5), 7-0, 2,727, 2
3, Florida (1), 7-0, 2,622, 3
4, Kansas State, 7-0, 2,571, 4
5, Notre Dame, 7-0, 2,374, 5
6, LSU, 7-1, 2,270, 6
7, Oklahoma, 5-1, 2,021, 9
8, Oregon State, 6-0, 2,001, 10
9, USC, 6-1, 1,934, 11
10, Florida State, 7-1, 1,911, 8
11, Georgia, 6-1, 1,603, 12
12, Mississippi State, 7-0, 1,602, 14
13, Clemson, 6-1, 1,562, 13
14, Louisville, 7-0, 1,324, 16
15, Rutgers, 7-0, 1,205, 17
16, South Carolina, 6-2, 1,189, 7
17, Texas Tech, 6-1, 1,074, 21
18, Stanford, 5-2, 929, 20
19, Boise State, 6-1, 762, 23
20, Michigan, 5-2, 490, NR
21, Texas A&M, 5-2, 465, 19
22, West Virginia, 5-2, 363, 15
23, Ohio, 7-0, 293, NR
24, Texas, 5-2, 237, 25
25, TCU, 5-2, 195, 22

Other teams receiving votes: Wisconsin 136; Nebraska 128; Louisiana Tech 127; Cincinnati 116; Oklahoma State 72; Toledo 44; Tulsa 39; Arizona State 37; NC State 31; Northwestern 17; Duke 10; Northern Illinois 7; UCLA 7; Nevada 6; Louisiana-Monroe 4; Iowa State 2.

Dropped out: Cincinnati, Arizona State.

 

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