BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The first College Football Playoffs Rankings for 2015 were announced October 3 on ESPN.
No. 4 LSU was ranked at No. 2 while Clemson took the top spot at No. 1.
The Crimson Tide was ranked at No. 4. The Tigers will face No. 7 Alabama on Saturday in Tuscaloosa.
Ohio State rounded out the top 4 at No. 3.
LSU's other opponents in November were also ranked with Ole Miss at 18 and Texas A&M at 19. The Tigers play Ole Miss in Oxford on November 21 before coming back home to play Texas A&M on Saturday, November 28.
Florida, who LSU beat this year 35-28, was ranked at 10.
Mississippi State was ranked at 20. The Bulldogs lost to LSU, 21-19, in Starkville.