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LSU jumps three spots in AP Top 25 Poll

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

After a convincing 37-27 victory over TCU, the LSU Tigers have moved up to No. 9 in this week's AP Top 25 Poll.

Against the Horned Frogs, LSU ran the ball for 197 yards compared to TCU's 114 yards. Zach Mettenberger threw for 251 yards, while the combo of Casey Pachall and Trevone Boykin threw for only 145 yards.

The Tigers had 26 first downs to TCU's 13 first downs and won the time of possession battle 36:01 to 23:59.

LSU hosts UAB Saturday night in Tiger Stadium. The home opener kicks off at 6:00 p.m. on ESPNU.

AP TOP 25

1 Alabama (58) 1-0 1,497 1
2 Oregon 1-0 1,355 3
3 Ohio State (1) 1-0 1,330 2
4 Clemson (1) 1-0 1,304 8
5 Stanford 0-0 1,277 4
6 South Carolina 1-0 1,181 6
7 Texas A&M 1-0 1,085 7
8 Louisville 1-0 1,073 9
9 LSU 1-0 971 12
10 Florida State 1-0 953 11
11 Georgia 0-1 894 5
12 Florida 1-0 875 10
13 Oklahoma State 1-0 780 13
14 Notre Dame 1-0 707 14
15 Texas 1-0 674 15
16 Oklahoma 1-0 612 16
17 Michigan 1-0 583 17
18 UCLA 1-0 387 21
19 Northwestern 1-0 320 22
20 Washington 1-0 315 NR
21 Wisconsin 1-0 287 23
22 Nebraska 1-0 219 18
23 Baylor 1-0 150 NR
24 TCU 0-1 148 20
25 USC 1-0 135 24
Others Receiving Votes: Miami (FL)127, Mississippi50, Arizona State48, Michigan State42, Northern Illinois27, Cincinnati27, Fresno State22, Virginia Tech12, Bowling Green9, Georgia Tech8, Arizona6, Penn State4, Boise State3, Virginia2, Arkansas1

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