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LSU ranked No. 22 in latest AP Poll

1 year 3 months 3 weeks ago December 06, 2015 Dec 6, 2015 Sunday, December 06 2015 December 06, 2015 2:31 PM in LSU Sports
Source: Associated Press
By: APnewsNow

BATON ROUGE - Michigan State moved up two spots to No. 3 behind Clemson and Alabama in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday.

The last regular-season rankings were released before the College Football Playoff selection committee revealed the field for the national semifinals.

No. 1 Clemson received 59 first-place votes, No. 2 Alabama got nine, and Michigan State one from media panel.

The Spartans, who were No. 2 early in the season, edged up after beating Iowa 16-13 in the Big Ten championship game.

Oklahoma slipped one spot to No. 4. Stanford moved up two spots to No. 5 after winning the Pac-12 title and Iowa dropped two spots to sixth after its first loss of the season.

Ohio State, Notre Dame, Florida State and North Carolina round out the top 10.

The LSU football team will find out what bowl game they are headed to around 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

 

AP Top 25

Rank, Team (First-Place Votes), Record, Points
1, Clemson (51), 13-0, 1510
2, Alabama (9), 12-1, 1465
3, Michigan State (1), 12-1, 1382
4, Oklahoma, 11-1, 1376
5, Stanford, 11-2, 1221
6, Iowa, 12-1, 1214
7, Ohio State, 11-1, 1208
8, Notre Dame, 10-2, 1070
9, Florida State, 10-2, 972
10, North Carolina, 11-2, 949
11, TCU, 10-2, 936
12, Northwestern, 10-2, 776
13, Oklahoma State, 10-2, 767
14, Houston, 12-1, 710
15, Oregon, 9-3, 685
16, Ole Miss, 9-3, 656
17, Michigan, 9-3, 578
18, Baylor, 9-3, 426
19, Florida, 10-3, 420
20, Utah, 9-3, 323
21, Navy, 9-2, 271
22, LSU, 8-3, 270
23, Wisconsin, 9-3, 197
24, Temple, 10-3, 94
25, Western Kentucky, 11-2, 70

Dropped from rankings: USC 24

Amway Coaches Poll

Rank, Team (First-Place Votes), Record, Points
1, Clemson (55) 13-0, 1493, 1
2, Alabama (5) 12-1, 1438, 2
3, Oklahoma, 11-1, 1363, 4
4, Michigan State, 12-1, 1341, 5
5, Ohio State, 11-1, 1205, 6
6, Stanford, 11-2, 1202, 7
7, Iowa, 12-1, 1184, 3
8, Florida State, 10-2, 1025, 9
9, Notre Dame, 10-2, 1016, 10
10, Texas Christian, 10-2, 927, 11
11, North Carolina, 11-2, 914, 8
12, Northwestern, 10-2, 775, 13
13, Oklahoma State, 10-2, 764, 14
14, Oregon, 9-3, 655, 16
15, Mississippi, 9-3, 627, 17
16, Houston, 12-1, 626, 18
17, Michigan, 9-3, 533, 19
18, Florida, 10-3, 502, 15
19, Baylor, 9-3, 485, 12
20, Utah, 9-3, 362, 20
21, LSU, 8-3, 261, 23
22, Navy, 9-2, 251, 22
23, Wisconsin, 9-3, 177, 25
24, Temple, 10-3, 72, 21
25, Georgia, 9-3, 68, NR

Schools Dropped Out
No. 24 USC.

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