Nov 9, 2013; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback AJ McCarron (10) signals at the line of scrimmage against the LSU Tigers during the third quarter at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

LSU Loss to Alabama Results in Precipitous Drop in AP Top 25, Coaches Polls


With LSU losing to Alabama and falling to 7-3 on the season, the Tigers have fallen from No. 10 in the AP Top 25 Poll to No. 18. whereh tehy also rank in the USA Today Coaches Poll. Alabama remained firmly entrenched at No. 1 with 56 of 59 first-place votes in the AP Top 25 with the remaining three to the Florida State Seminoles.

Florida State–already No. 2 in the BCS–moved up to the second spot with the Oregon Ducks losing on Thursday night to the Stanford Cardinal. The Cardinal moved up to No. 5, one spot behind the Baylor Bears who moved up a spot after knocking off then-No. 12 Oklahoma on Thursday night. The Ohio State Buckeyes also moved up a spot to No. 3.

  1. Alabama
  2. Florida State
  3. Ohio State
  4. Baylor
  5. Stanford
  6. Oregon
  7. Auburn Tigers
  8. Clemson Tigers
  9. Missouri Tigers
  10. Texas A&M Aggies

You can view the entire top 25 AP Poll here. The SEC placed seven teams teams in the AP Top 25, including five in the top 11.

The fourth release of the BCS Standings will be released tonight at 7:30 p.m. CT on ESPN with Alabama and Florida State projected to remain in the top two spots for the right to play in the BCS National Championship.

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