LSU Moves to #1 in AP Top 25 Poll

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

LSU has taken over the top-spot in the weekly Associated Press top-25 college football poll.

The Tigers moved past Southern California after the Trojans had a hard time beating Washington, 27-24. LSU defeated Tulane 34-9.

In the nationwide voting of sportscasters and writers, LSU was given two more points than Southern Cal, including 33 first place votes to 32 for the Trojans.

Rounding out the top-five are California, Ohio State and Wisconsin. The second-five features South Florida, Boston College, Kentucky, Florida and Oklahoma.

This week's second-team consists of South Carolina, Georgia, West Virginia, Oregon, Virginia Tech, Hawaii, Missouri, Arizona State, Texas and Cincinnati. The bottom five schools are Rutgers, Clemson, Purdue, Kansas State and Nebraska.

1. LSU (33) 5-0 1,593 2
2. Southern Cal (32) 4-0 1,591 1
3. California 5-0 1,475 6
4. Ohio St. 5-0 1,420 8
5. Wisconsin 5-0 1,271 9
6. South Florida 4-0 1,203 18
7. Boston College 5-0 1,172 12
8. Kentucky 5-0 1,143 14
9. Florida 4-1 1,031 4
10. Oklahoma 4-1 992 3
11. South Carolina 4-1 900 16
12. Georgia 4-1 885 15
13. West Virginia 4-1 861 5
14. Oregon 4-1 837 11
15. Virginia Tech 4-1 639 17
16. Hawaii 5-0 586 19
17. Missouri 4-0 561 20
18. Arizona St. 5-0 497 23
19. Texas 4-1 449 7
20. Cincinnati 5-0 377 24
21. Rutgers 3-1 299 10
22. Clemson 4-1 265 13
23. Purdue 5-0 218 --
24. Kansas St. 3-1 214 --
25. Nebraska 4-1 198 25

Others receiving votes: Florida St. 101, Miami 83, Illinois 59, Auburn 52, UCLA 49, Texas A&M 29, Michigan St. 16, Michigan 15, Connecticut 9, Alabama 6, Arkansas 5, Colorado 5, UCF 5, Penn St. 4, Boise St. 3, Kansas 3, Virginia 3, Washington 1.


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