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LSU Ranked 16th In Preseason AP Poll

Sweet 16 for the Tigers

LSU Spring Game Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

The Associated Press released its preseason Top 25 poll and your Fighting Tigers of LSU open the 2021 season ranked 16th.

Alabama, unsurprisingly, opened the year at the top of the poll. Oklahoma is No. 2 and Clemson, Ohio State and Georgia round out the top five.

All together the SEC has five teams ranked to start the 2021 season. In addition to Bama, Georgia, and LSU, Texas A&M (5th) and Florida (13th) were ranked. Ole Miss and Auburn are just outside the poll in the others receiving votes category. Ole Miss is essentially ranked 27th while Auburn is right behind them at 30. Speaking of receiving votes UCLA, LSU’s season opening opponent, barely cracked the receiving votes category with two points.

LSU opens the 2021 season September 4 against the Bruins in the Rose Bowl.

  1. Alabama
  2. Oklahoma
  3. Clemson
  4. Ohio State
  5. Georgia
  6. Texas A&M
  7. Iowa State
  8. Cincinnati
  9. Notre Dame
  10. North Carolina
  11. Oregon
  12. Wisconsin
  13. Florida
  14. Miami
  15. USC
  16. LSU
  17. Indiana
  18. Iowa
  19. Penn State
  20. Washington
  21. Texas
  22. Coastal Carolina
  23. UL-Lafayette
  24. Utah
  25. Arizona State