Ok Tigers Fans.  Things are setting up for a very interesting game on September 3rd in Arlington when #4 LSU will Take On #3 Oregon in the first game of the year.

BATON ROUGE - For the 11th straight year, LSU will open the season among the top 25 teams in the nation as the Tigers are ranked No. 4 in the USA Today Coaches' Preseason poll which was released on Thursday.

On Sept. 3, the Tigers will face No. 3 Oregon to open the season in the Cowboys Classic in Arlington, Texas. It will be the first regular-season non-conference game in LSU history that includes two Top-5 ranked opponents.

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Aug. 4, 2011 - USA Today Coaches' Preseason Poll

Team (first-place votes), Points, Final 2010 ranking

1. Oklahoma (42), 1,454, 6

2. Alabama (13), 1,414, 11

3. Oregon (2), 1,309, 3

4. LSU (2), 1,296, 8t

5. Florida State, 1,116, 16

6. Stanford, 1,101, 4

7. Boise State, 1,065, 7

8. Oklahoma State, 933, 10

9. Texas A&M, 885, 21

10. Wisconsin, 829, 8t

11. Nebraska, 814, 19

12. South Carolina, 779, 22

13. Virginia Tech, 767, 15

14. Arkansas, 750, 12

15. TCU, 687, 2

16. Ohio State, 631, 5

17. Michigan State, 536, 14

18. Notre Dame, 440, NR

19. Auburn, 329, 1

20. Mississippi State, 301, 17

21. Missouri, 266, 18

22. Georgia, 260, NR

23. Florida, 240, NR

24. Texas, 162, NR

25. Penn State, 161, NR

via Football Ranked No. 4 in Coaches' Preseason Poll - LSUsports.net - The Official Web Site of LSU Tigers Athletics.

 

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