After the shootout yesterday between the LSU Tigers and the Georgia Bulldogs where the tigers came up short 44-41, the new AP and USA Today coaches polls are out.  The Tigers fell four spots in the AP poll while dropping five spots in the USA Today coaches poll.

The AP Top 25

Team (First-Place Votes) Record Points Previous
1. Alabama (55) 4-0 1,495 1
2. Oregon (5) 4-0 1,422 2
3. Clemson 4-0 1,354 3
4. Ohio St. 5-0 1,305 4
5. Stanford 4-0 1,280 5
6. Georgia 3-1 1,171 9
7. Louisville 4-0 1,091 7
8. Florida St. 4-0 1,069 8
9. Texas A&M 4-1 1,012 10
10. LSU 4-1 979 6
11. Oklahoma 4-0 838 14
12. UCLA 3-0 834 13
13. South Carolina 3-1 812 12
14. Miami 4-0 753 15
15. Washington 4-0 665 16
16. Northwestern 4-0 550 17
17. Baylor 3-0 536 19
18. Florida 3-1 481 20
19. Michigan 4-0 471 18
20. Texas Tech 4-0 264 24
21. Oklahoma St. 3-1 230 11
22. Arizona St. 3-1 192 NR
23. Fresno St. 4-0 187 25
24. Ole Miss 3-1 132 21
25. Maryland 4-0 119 NR

USA Today Coaches' Poll

Rank Team Record Points (First Place Votes) Previous Rank
1. Alabama 4-0 1546 (59) 1
2. Oregon 4-0 1479 (2) 2
3. Ohio St. 5-0 1397 3
4. Clemson 4-0 1352 (1) 4
5. Stanford 4-0 1325 5
6. Georgia 3-1 1148 10
7. Louisville 4-0 1147 7
8. Florida St. 4-0 1129 8
9. Texas A&M 4-1 1072 9
10. Oklahoma 4-0 964 12
11. LSU 4-1 931 6
12. South Carolina 3-1 860 13
13. UCLA 3-0 812 14
14. Miami 4-0 727 15
15. Northwestern 4-0 620 16
16. Baylor 3-0 573 18
17. Michigan 4-0 546 17
18. Washington 4-0 545 20
19. Florida 3-1 515 19
20. Oklahoma St. 3-1 330 11
21. Fresno St. 4-0 270 23
22. Texas Tech 4-0 231 25
23. Northern Illinois 4-0 131 NR
24. Arizona St. 3-1 118 NR
25. Nebraska 3-1 71 NR

The LSU Tigers will be on the road again this week when they take on Mississippi State with a 6 p.m. kickoff and it will be televised on ESPN.