The LSU football team beat Mississippi State last Thursday 19-6 which jumped the Tigers into the No. 2 spot in this week’s AP Top 25 and remained No. 3 in the USA Today Coaches Poll.

The Tigers continued to trade places with SEC rival Alabama in the writers’ poll, as the Tide returned to No. 3.

LSU will be featured on a national stage again this week when they take on #16 West Virginia which will be televised live on ABC.

Here is this week polls:

Associated Press Top 25

1. Oklahoma (37) 2-0 1,471 1

2. LSU (14) 3-0 1,424 3

3. Alabama (7) 3-0 1,402 2

4. Boise St. (2) 2-0 1,309 4

5. Stanford 3-0 1,212 6

6. Wisconsin 3-0 1,170 7

7. Oklahoma St. 3-0 1,092 8

8. Texas A&M 2-0 1,043 9

9. Nebraska 3-0 911 11

10. Oregon 2-1 899 12

11. Florida St. 2-1 896 5

12. South Carolina 3-0 891 10

13. Virginia Tech 3-0 830 13

14. Arkansas 3-0 781 14

15. Florida 3-0 669 16

16. West Virginia 3-0 579 18

17. Baylor 2-0 521 19

18. South Florida 3-0 496 20

19. Texas 3-0 402 23

20. TCU 2-1 273 23

21. Clemson 3-0 272 NR

22. Michigan 3-0 266 NR

23. Southern Cal 3-0 260 NR

24. Illinois 3-0 106 NR

25. Georgia Tech 3-0 59 NR

 

USA Today Coaches Poll

1. Oklahoma (50) (2-0) 1463 1

2. Alabama (4) (3-0) 1402 2

3. LSU (5) (3-0) 1373 3

4. Boise State (2-0) 1212 4

5. Stanford (3-0) 1208 6

6. Oklahoma State (3-0) 1126 7

7. Wisconsin (3-0) 1121 8

8. Texas A&M (2-0) 1033 9

9. Nebraska (3-0) 966 10

10. South Carolina (3-0) 876 11

11. Virginia Tech (3-0) 852 12

12. Arkansas (3-0) 851 13

13. Oregon (2-1) 804 14

14. Florida State (2-1) 801 5

15. Florida (3-0) 670 17

16. West Virginia (3-0) 529 20

17. South Florida (3-0) 485 22

18. Texas (3-0) 464 21

19. Baylor (2-0) 391 24

20. TCU (2-1) 310 23

21. Michigan (3-0) 243 NR

22. Clemson (3-0) 181 NR

23. Michigan State (2-1) 119 15

24. Georgia Tech (3-0) 118 NR

25. North Carolina (3-0) 99 NR

Dropped out: No. 16 Ohio State (2-1, lost to Miami, Fla., 24-6), No. 18 Arizona State (2-1, lost to Illinois 17-14), No. 19 Auburn (2-1, lost to then-unranked Clemson 38-24), No. 25 Mississippi State (1-2, lost to No. 3 LSU 19-6).

Source: Lsusports.net

LSU (3-0, 1-0 SEC) countines its road swing when it travels to No. 16 West Virginia for a 7 p.m.  kickoff on ABC.

ESPN College GameDay will once again feature the Tigers when it visits Morgantown, W.Va., for the first time. College gameday  airs on ESPN beginning at 9am Saturday Morning.