LSU holds at No. 3 in all polls

The week off didn't have any affect on LSU's standing in the Bowl Championship Series as the Tigers came in at No. 3 in this week's edition of the BCS, which was released on Sunday.

LSU returns to action on Saturday, traveling to face 17th-ranked Alabama. LSU goes into the Alabama game with a 7-1 overall mark, while the Crimson Tide stands at 6-2. Both teams are 4-1 in league play.

Ohio State is No. 1 in the BCS with a .9756 average, followed by Boston College at No. 2 with a .9559 average. LSU holds the No. 3 spot with a .8879 average. Arizona State (.8493 average) and Oregon (.8390) round out the top five in the BCS Standings.

Other Southeastern Conference teams in the BCS Standings this week include Georgia at No. 10 with a .5820 average, Auburn at No. 16 with a .3296 average, Alabama at No. 17 with a .3251 average and Florida at No. 20 with a .3146 average.

In this week's polls, LSU remained at No. 3 in all three major rankings – Associated Press, Harris Interactive and USA Today Coaches Poll. The Tigers trail top-ranked Ohio State and Boston College in all three polls.

Associated Press (Oct. 28)

No. Team Record Points

1. Ohio State (59) 9-0 1,615

2. Boston College (1) 8-0 1,501

3. LSU (3) 7-1 1,478

4. Oregon 7-1 1,417

5. Oklahoma 7-1 1,365

6. Arizona State (2) 8-0 1,310

7. West Virginia 7-1 1,286

8. Kansas 8-0 1,164

9. Missouri 7-1 1,121

10. GEORGIA 6-2 949

11. Virginia Tech 6-2 823

12. Hawaii 8-0 776

13. Southern California 6-2 742

14. Texas 7-2 728

15. Michigan 7-2 726

16. Connecticut 7-1 555

17. ALABAMA 6-2 547

18. FLORIDA 5-3 532

19. AUBURN 6-3 530

20. South Florida 6-2 392

21. Wake Forest 6-2 259

Boise State 7-1 259

23. SOUTH CAROLINA 6-3 196

24. TENNESSEE 5-3 165

25. Clemson 6-2 146

USA Today Coaches' Poll (Oct. 28)

No. Team Record Points

1. Ohio State (56) 9-0 1,495

2. Boston College (3) 8-0 1,414

3. LSU 7-1 1,324

4. Oregon (1) 7-1 1,280

5. Oklahoma 7-1 1,269

6. Arizona State 8-0 1,221

7. West Virginia 7-1 1,177

8. Kansas 8-0 1,108

9. Missouri 7-1 983

10. GEORGIA 6-2 791

11. Hawaii 8-0 769

12. Texas 7-2 753

13. Virginia Tech 6-2 736

14. Michigan 7-2 701

15. Southern California 6-2 679

16. AUBURN 6-3 454

17. FLORIDA 5-3 451

18. ALABAMA 6-2 439

19. Wisconsin 7-2 422

20. Connecticut 7-1 419

21. South Florida 6-2 291

22. Boise State 7-1 218

23. KENTUCKY 6-3 159

24. Clemson 6-2 145

25. SOUTH CAROLINA 6-3 131

Harris Interactive Rankings (Oct. 28)

No. Team Record Avg.

1. Ohio State (114) 9-0 2,850

2. Boston College 8-0 2,665

3. LSU 7-1 2,568

4. Oklahoma 7-1 2,451

5. Oregon 7-1 2,433

6. Arizona State 8-0 2,291

7. West Virginia 7-1 2,232

8. Kansas 8-0 2,047

9. Missouri 7-1 1,923

10. Hawaii 8-0 1,640

11. Texas 7-2 1,514

12. GEORGIA 6-2 1,507

13. Southern California 6-2 1,312

14. Virginia Tech 6-2 1,286

15. Michigan 7-2 1,283

16. FLORIDA 5-3 921

17. ALABAMA 6-2 891

18. AUBURN 6-3 844

19. Connecticut 7-1 829

20. South Florida 6-2 602

21. Wisconsin 7-2 572

22. Boise State 7-1 394

23. SOUTH CAROLINA 6-3 322

24. KENTUCKY 6-3 284

25. Wake Forest 6-2 272


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