TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WAFB) - It doesn’t get much bigger than No. 2 vs. No. 3 and it is happening during the regular season.
No. 2 LSU (8-0, 4-0 SEC) will travel to Tuscaloosa to face No. 3 Alabama (8-0, 5-0 SEC) on Saturday.
LSU enters the game ranked No. 2 in the College Football Playoff, No. 1 in the AP poll, and No. 2 in the USA Today Coaches poll. Alabama is No. 3 in the College Football Playoff, No. 1 in the Coaches poll, and No. 2 in the AP poll. This is the first time in college football history that two teams ranked No. 1 in both the AP poll and the Coaches poll meet during the regular season.
LSU and Alabama will face off as undefeated teams during the month of November for the fourth time. They previously did it in 1972, 1983, and 2011.
This is also the 13th consecutive meeting between LSU and Alabama where both teams enter the game ranked in the Top 25. The streak dates back to the 2007 meeting. Of the 13 consecutive Top 25 matchups between the teams, seven have come with both teams ranked in the Top 10.