Tigers remain No. 2 in AP/Coaches Poll

Coming off a 44-0 non-conference victory over Middle Tennessee on Saturday, the LSU football team remained No. 2 in both the Associated Press Top 25 and the USA Today Coaches Top 25.

The AP Top 25

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 15, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs
1. Southern Cal (46) 2-0 1,605 1
2. LSU (19) 3-0 1,577 2
3. Florida 3-0 1,437 5
4. Oklahoma 3-0 1,434 3
5. West Virginia 3-0 1,388 4
6. California 3-0 1,232 8
7. Texas 3-0 1,169 6
8. Ohio St. 3-0 1,142 10
9. Wisconsin 3-0 1,111 7
10. Penn St. 3-0 1,041 12
11. Rutgers 3-0 956 13
12. South Carolina 3-0 814 17
13. Oregon 3-0 810 19
14. Boston College 3-0 792 21
15. Clemson 3-0 615 20
16. Alabama 3-0 516 NR
17. Virginia Tech 2-1 458 18
18. Louisville 2-1 367 9
19. Hawaii 3-0 343 24
20. Texas A&M 3-0 342 25
21. Kentucky 3-0 338 NR
22. Georgia 2-1 333 23
23. South Florida 2-0 285 NR
24. Nebraska 2-1 277 14
25. Missouri 3-0 228 NR

Others receiving votes: Arkansas 179, Georgia Tech 128, Arizona St. 69, Cincinnati 53, UCLA 41, Texas Tech 16, Air Force 8, Purdue 6, Appalachian St. 5, Florida St. 5, Washington 2, Kansas 1, Michigan St. 1, Tulsa 1.

USA Today Top 25 Poll

The Top 25 teams in the USA Today college football coaches poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 15, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs
1. Southern Cal (44) 2-0 1,478 1
2. LSU (8) 3-0 1,438 2
3. Florida (7) 3-0 1,368 3
4. Oklahoma (1) 3-0 1,308 5
5. West Virginia 3-0 1,244 4
6. Texas 3-0 1,103 6
7. Wisconsin 3-0 1,098 7
8. California 3-0 1,093 8
9. Ohio State 3-0 1,062 10
10. Penn State 3-0 942 12
11. Rutgers 3-0 863 13
12. Boston College 3-0 754 19
13. Oregon 3-0 702 21
14. South Carolina 3-0 595 23
14. Clemson 3-0 595 20
16. Texas A&M 3-0 530 18
17. Virginia Tech 2-1 485 17
18. Hawaii 3-0 404 22
19. Louisville 2-1 383 9
20. Alabama 3-0 345 NR
21. Georgia 2-1 271 25
22. Nebraska 2-1 228 14
23. Kentucky 3-0 168 NR
24. South Florida 2-0 165 NR
25. Missouri 3-0 145 NR

Others receiving votes: Arkansas 143, Georgia Tech 143, Texas Tech 142, UCLA 122, Arizona State 67, Purdue 40, Michigan State 21, Cincinnati 20, Boise State 14, Florida State 7, Air Force 6, Tennessee 4, Washington 4.


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