BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The LSU Tigers will start the 2017 season at No. 13 in Sports Illustrated's Preseason Top 25, released on Wednesday.
Alabama gets the nod at No. 1 followed by the (2) Florida State Seminoles, (3) Ohio State Buckeyes, (4) Oklahoma State Cowboys and (5) USC Trojans.
The (6) Oklahoma Sooners, (7) Clemson Tigers, (8) Penn State Nittany Lions, (9) Washington Huskies and (10) Auburn Tigers round out the preseason top 10.
Top 25 SEC Teams:
Texas A&M (25)
LSU travels to Houston to open the season against BYU on Saturday, Sept. 2. Kickoff between the Tigers and Cougars is set for 8:30 p.m. and will air on ESPN.