LSU at No. 13 in preseason coaches' poll

LSU ranked in the preseason by coaches for 15th straight year.

LSU came in at No. 13 in the Amway Coaches' Preseason Poll, released Thursday.

This marks the 15th straight year that LSU has been ranked preseason by the coaches in the Top 25. It's also the third straight year that LSU received the No. 13 ranking preseason.

LSU is one of eight SEC teams ranked in the Top 25.

LSU also started at No. 13 according to the coaches in 2014. The Tigers reached a high of No. 8 before dropping out of the Top 25 by the end of the season.

LSU has only once been ranked No. 1 preseason by the coaches. That came in 2012, a year after the Tigers reached the BCS National Championship Game against Alabama. The Tigers finished that 2012 season ranked No. 12 by the coaches.

LSU' Les Miles is one of 64 coaches with votes in this year's poll.

Below is the complete preseason Coaches' Poll:

1. Ohio State, (62), 1598

2. TCU, (1), 1487

3. Alabama, (1), 1452

4. Baylor, 1365

5. Oregon, 1260

6. Michigan State, 1230

7. Auburn, 1103

8. Florida State, 1057

9. Georgia, 1026

10. USC, 1014

11. Notre Dame, 883

12. Clemson, 838

13. LSU, 727

14. UCLA, 697

15. Ole Miss, 668

16. Arizona State, 577

17. Georgia Tech, 573

18. Wisconsin, 470

19. Oklahoma, 407

20. Arkansas, 377

21. Stanford, 365

22. Arizona, 299

23. Missouri, 229

24. Boise State, 190

25. Tennessee, 166




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