Tigers move up in polls after knocking off South Carolina

Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 4:15pm

The LSU Tigers moved up to No. 6 in the AP Top 25 and the USA Today Coaches Poll after downing South Carolina in Tiger Stadium Saturday night.

Coach Miles and the gang will hit the road for their next contest as the will travel to College Station to take on Texas A&M on Saturday.

 

AP Top 25

Record Pts Prev
1. Alabama (60) 6-0 1,500 1
2. Oregon 6-0 1,436 2
3. Florida 6-0 1,361 4
4. Kansas St. 6-0 1,296 6
5. Notre Dame 6-0 1,283 7
6. LSU 6-1 1,153 9
7. Ohio St. 7-0 1,071 8
8. Oregon St. 5-0 1,050 10
9. South Carolina 6-1 1,042 3
10. Oklahoma 4-1 994 13
11. Southern Cal 5-1 874 11
12. Florida St. 6-1 836 12
13. Georgia 5-1 753 14 
14. Clemson 5-1 673 16
15. Mississippi St. 591 19
16. Louisville 6-0 574 18
17. West Virginia 5-1  552 5
18. Texas Tech 5-1  44 NR
19. Rutgers 6-0 405 20
20. Texas A&M 5-1 379 22
21. Cincinnati 5-0 294 21
22. Stanford 4-2 242 17
23. Michigan 4-2 177 25
24. Boise St. 5-1 133 24
25. Ohio 7-0 104 NR

Others receiving votes: Arizona St. 92, TCU 88, Louisiana Tech 38, Texas 25, NC State 11, Northwestern 6, Washington 6, Wisconsin 6, Nebraska 4, North Carolina 2, Tulsa 2, Arizona 1, Iowa St. 1, Penn St. 1.

 

USA Today Coaches' Poll

Rank Team Record Pts 1st Place Votes Prev Rank 
1. Alabama 6-0 1475 59 1
2. Oregon 6-0 1414   2
3. Kansas St. 6-0 1307   5
4. Florida 6-0 1297   6
5. Notre Dame 6-0 1257   7
6. LSU 6-1 1179
8
7. Oklahoma 4-1 1021   10
8. South Carolina 6-1 1012   3
9. USC 5-1 995   9
10. Florida St. 6-1 919   11
11. Oregon St. 5-0 839   14
12. Georgia 5-1 806   12
13. Clemson 5-1 741   13
14. Louisville 6-0 695   16
15. West Virginia 5-1 677   4
16. Mississippi St. 6-0 671   18
17. Rutgers 6-0 495   19
18. Cincinnati 5-0 456   20
19. Texas A&M 5-1 397   21
20. Texas Tech 5-1 274   NR
21. TCU 5-1 272   23
22. Boise St. 5-1 271   22
23. Stanford 4-2 215   17
24. Arizona St. 5-1 133   NR
25. Michigan 4-2 96   NR

Schools Dropped Out: No. 15 Texas (4-2), No. 24 Louisiana Tech (5-1), No. 25 Iowa State (4-2).

Others Receiving Votes: Northwestern (6-1) 77; Ohio (7-0) 54; Texas (4-2) 54; Louisiana Tech (5-1) 24; Wisconsin (5-2) 16; Nebraska (4-2) 10; Nevada (6-1) 7; Oklahoma State (3-2) 6; Western Kentucky (5-1) 6; Iowa State (4-2) 5; Louisiana-Monroe (4-2) 2; Northern Illinois (6-1) 2; Toledo (6-1) 2; Tulsa (6-1) 1; UCLA (5-2) 1.

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