After completing a brutal September schedule that included three road wins over ranked opponents, the LSU Tigers (4-0, 1-0 SEC) moved to No. 1 in the AP poll Top 25 on Sunday after beating the West Virginnia Mountaineers.
The Tigers also moved up to a tie for No. 2 in the USA Today Coaches Poll.
The Tigers jumped No. 1 Oklahoma into the top spot in the writers' poll, as the Bengals earned 42 of 69 first-place votes. The Sooners were No. 2 followed by Alabama, Boise State and Oklahoima State.
by Ed Staton
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