LSU drops a spot in AP Top 25 after bye week

LSU drops a spot in AP Top 25 after bye week
LSU head coach Ed Orgeron (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - LSU dropped a spot in the AP Top 25 after having the week off and a strong showing by the team that was ranked right after it.

The Tigers fell from No. 4 to No. 5. They were replaced by Ohio State, which routed Nebraska on Saturday.

Alabama is the new No. 1 after Clemson, now No. 2, struggled against North Carolina but pulled out a close win. It is the first time this season the Crimson Tide has held the top spot.

AP Top 10

  1. Alabama (5-0)
  2. Clemson (5-0)
  3. Georgia (4-0)
  4. Ohio State (5-0)
  5. LSU (4-0)
  6. Oklahoma (4-0)
  7. Auburn (5-0)
  8. Wisconsin (4-0)
  9. Notre Dame (3-1)
  10. Florida (5-0)

The Tigers also fell a spot in the Coaches Poll from No. 5 to No. 6. They are behind Oklahoma (No. 4) and Ohio State (No. 5) in that poll.

Coaches Top 10

  1. Alabama (5-0)
  2. Clemson (5-0)
  3. Georgia (4-0)
  4. Oklahoma (4-0)
  5. Ohio State (5-0)
  6. LSU (4-0)
  7. Auburn (5-0)
  8. Florida (5-0)
  9. Wisconsin (4-0)
  10. Notre Dame (3-1)

LSU will next face Utah State in Tiger Stadium on October 5. Kickoff is set for 11 a.m.

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