BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - LSU will start the season as the No. 6 ranked team in the Amway Coaches Preseason Football Poll.
Alabama is ranked No. 1, followed by (2) Clemson, (3) Oklahoma, (4) Florida State and (5) Ohio State.
The SEC has six teams in the top 25 poll, three from the West and three from the East:
(12) Ole Miss
The Tigers' opening opponent, the Wisconsin Badgers, are not ranked in the poll. The two teams meet on Saturday, Sept. 3, in Green Bay, WI.