LSU ranks first in two polls

Charlotte Guedry
LSU safety Eric Reid gestures to the crowd on a defensive play.

BATON ROUGE - LSU remained No. 1 in the AP Top 25 and Harris Interactive Poll, and No. 2 in the USA Today Coaches Poll.

LSU (7-0, 4-0 SEC) posted a 38-7 win over Tennessee Saturday in Knoxville.

The Tigers host No. 19 Auburn on Oct. 22 at 2:30 p.m. on CBS.

The AP Top 25

Record Pts Pv

1. LSU (41) 7-0 1,452 1

2. Alabama (11) 7-0 1,411 2

3. Oklahoma (6) 6-0 1,372 3

4. Wisconsin 6-0 1,252 4

5. Boise St. (1) 6-0 1,218 5

6. Oklahoma St. 6-0 1,186 6

7. Stanford 6-0 1,164 7

8. Clemson 7-0 1,064 8

9. Oregon 5-1 1,020 9

10. Arkansas 5-1 946 10

11. West Virginia 5-1 778 13

12. Kansas St. 6-0 762 17

13. Nebraska 5-1 748 14

14. South Carolina 6-1 690 15

15. Michigan St. 5-1 610 23

16. Virginia Tech 6-1 597 19

17. Texas A&M 4-2 467 21

18. Michigan 6-1 442 11

19. Auburn 5-2 374 24

20. Georgia Tech 6-1 281 12

21. Houston 6-0 238 25

22. Washington 5-1 221 NR

23. Illinois 6-1 207 16

t24. Arizona St. 5-2 144 18

t24. Georgia 5-2 144 NR

Others receiving votes: Penn St. 130, Notre Dame 107, Southern Cal 87, Baylor 19, SMU 19, Texas 12, Cincinnati 4, Southern Miss. 4, Wake Forest 3, Rutgers 2.

USA Today Coaches Poll - Oct. 16

Rank , Team (first-place votes), Record, Points , Last week's poll,

1. Oklahoma (31), 6-0, 1,426, 1

2. LSU (15), 7-0, 1,410, 2

3. Alabama (12), 7-0, 1,403, 3

4. Wisconsin (1), 6-0, 1,262, 4

5. Stanford, 6-0, 1,222, 5

6. Oklahoma State, 6-0, 1,173, 7

7. Boise State, 6-0, 1,172, 6

t8. Clemson, 7-0, 1,028, 8

t8. Oregon, 5-1, 1,028, 9

10. Arkansas, 5-1, 931, 11

11. Nebraska, 5-1, 775, 14

12. South Carolina, 6-1, 765, 13

13. Michigan State, 4-1, 690, 19

t14. West Virginia, 5-1, 688, 16

t14. Virginia Tech, 6-1, 688, 17

16. Kansas State, 6-0, 678, 18

17. Michigan, 6-1, 458, 10

18. Texas A&M, 4-2, 415, 23

19. Georgia Tech, 6-1, 396, 12

20. Houston, 6-0, 359, 22

21. Illinois, 6-1, 260, 15

22. Penn State, 6-1, 253, 25

23. Auburn, 5-2, 202, NR

24. Washington, 5-1, 174, NR

25. Arizona State, 5-2, 86, 20

Dropped out

No. 21 Texas (4-2, lost to then-No. 7 Oklahoma State 38-26), No. 24 Baylor (4-2, lost to then-No. 23 Texas A&M 55-28).

Others receiving votes

Georgia (5-2) 60; Notre Dame (4-2) 36; Rutgers (5-1) 31; Southern Methodist (5-1) 27; Texas (4-2) 26; Cincinnati (5-1) 14; Southern Mississippi (5-1) 14; Baylor (4-2) 9; North Carolina (5-2) 9; Temple (5-2) 3; Virginia (4-2) 3; TCU (4-2) 1.

Harris Interactive Poll

Rank, Team, Record, Points, Previous Week's Rank

1. LSU (74), 7-0, 2,819, 1

2. Alabama (25), 7-0, 2,744, 2

3. Oklahoma (13), 6-0, 2,684, 3

4. Wisconsin (1), 6-0, 2,463, 4

5. Boise State (1), 6-0, 2,339, 5

6. Oklahoma State, 6-0, 2,315, 6

7. Stanford (1), 6-0, 2,291, 7

8. Clemson, 7-0, 2,063, 8

9. Oregon, 5-1, 1,955, 9

10. Arkansas, 5-1, 1,805, 11

11. Nebraska, 5-1, 1,484, 13

12. Kansas State, 6-0, 1,457, 17

13. South Carolina, 6-1, 1,396, 15

14. West Virginia, 5-1, 1,359, 16

15. Michigan State, 5-1, 1,290, 22

16. Virginia Tech, 6-1, 1,259, 18

17. Michigan, 6-1, 914, 10

18. Georgia Tech, 6-1, 839, 12

19. Texas A&M, 4-2, 779, 23

20. Illinois, 6-1, 571, 14

21. Auburn, 5-2, 565, NR

22. Houston, 6-0, 562, 24

23. Arizona State, 5-2, 346, 19

24. Penn State, 6-1, 293, NR

25. Washington, 5-1, 240, NR

Other teams receiving votes: Notre Dame 124; Georgia 105; Texas 77; SMU 59; Baylor 56; Rutgers 35; Cincinnati 25; Ohio State 14; TCU 11; Virginia 11; Louisiana-Lafayette 6; Texas Tech 6; Southern Miss 5; Florida State 3; South Florida 3; Missouri 2; North Carolina 1.

Dropped out of Top 25: Texas, Baylor, Florida.