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LSU moves up two spots in USA Today Top 25 Poll

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LSU beat TCU 37-27 Saturday night and the Tigers have moved up to number 11 in this week's USA Today 25 Poll.

The young Tiger defense held TCU to 259 yards total offense. The Horned Frogs gained 114 yards on the ground and threw for only 145 yards.

The defense held TCU to an incredible 13 first downs, one coming off of a costly 3rd down penalty on Ego Ferguson for roughing the passer.

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

USA TODAY TOP 25

1 Alabama 1-0 1545 58 1
2 Ohio St. 1-0 1444 3 2
3 Oregon 1-0 1420 0 3
4 Stanford 0-0 1292 0 4
5 Clemson 1-0 1275 0 8
6 South Carolina 1-0 1220 0 7
7 Texas A&M 1-0 1181 1 6
8 Louisville 1-0 1051 0 9
9 Florida 1-0 974 0 10
10 Florida St. 1-0 946 0 12
11 LSU 1-0 926 0 13
12 Georgia 0-1 875 0 5
13 Notre Dame 1-0 840 0 11
14 Oklahoma St. 1-0 798 0 14
15 Oklahoma 1-0 666 0 16
16 Texas 1-0 660 0 15
17 Michigan 1-0 623 0 17
18 UCLA 1-0 368 0 21
19 Nebraska 1-0 357 0 18
20 Northwestern 1-0 348 0 22
21 Wisconsin 1-0 301 0 23
22 USC 1-0 176 0 24
23 Washington 1-0 145 0 NR
24 TCU 0-1 140 0 20
24 Miami 1-0 140 0 NR

Schools Dropped Out: No. 19 Boise State (0-1), No. 25 Oregon State (0-1).

Others Receiving Votes:Baylor 125; Michigan State 67; Mississippi 54; Fresno State 46; Northern Illinois 31; Arizona State 28; Cincinnati 19; Arkansas 12; San Jose State 12; Georgia Tech 10; Arizona 7; Boise State 5; Virginia Tech 5; Central Florida 4; Arkansas State 3; Kansas State 3; Texas Tech 3; Bowling Green 1; East Carolina 1; Missouri 1; North Carolina 1; Utah State 1.

 

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