LSU up to No. 11 in AP poll

LSU up to No. 11 in AP poll

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BATON ROUGE, LA - OCTOBER 26: Carl Rider #55 of the Furman Paladins tries to tackle Terrence Magee #14 of the LSU Tigers during a game at Tiger Stadium on October 26, 2013 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. LSU won the game 48-16. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

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Posted on October 27, 2013 at 11:59 AM

Updated Sunday, Oct 27 at 11:59 AM

Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Baylor climbs to No. 5 in The Associated Press college football poll, the best ranking for the Bears in 60 years.

The top four teams in the rankings all put on impressive displays Saturday and hold their spots Sunday.

No. 1 Alabama received 55 first-place votes after beating Tennessee 45-10. No. 2 Oregon got three first-place votes following a 42-14 victory against UCLA. No. 3 Florida State pounded North Carolina State 49-17 and drew two first-place votes from the media panel. No. 4 Ohio State handed Penn State its worst loss in more than a century, 63-14.

Baylor beat Kansas 59-14 and moved up a spot after Missouri took its first loss. The only higher ranking for the Bears came in November 1953 when they were No. 3.

                                             Record    Pts      Pv
  1.  Alabama  (55)                    8-0      1,495      1
  2.  Oregon  (3)                        8-0      1,432      2
  3.  Florida  St.  (2)              7-0      1,390      3
  4.  Ohio  St.                            8-0      1,317      4
  5.  Baylor                                7-0      1,223      6
  6.  Stanford                            7-1      1,189      8
  7.  Miami                                  7-0      1,149      7
  8.  Auburn                                7-1      1,022    11
  9.  Clemson                              7-1      1,007      9
10.  Missouri                            7-1          873      5
11.  LSU                                      7-2          818    13
12.  Texas  A&M                          6-2          811    14
13.  Oklahoma                            7-1          791    17
14.  South  Carolina                6-2          701    20
15.  Texas  Tech                        7-1          579    10
16.  Fresno  St.                        7-0          510    15
17.  UCLA                                    5-2          489    12
18.  Oklahoma  St.                    6-1          483    19
19.  UCF                                      6-1          464    21
20.  Louisville                        7-1          417    18
21.  N.  Illinois                      8-0          290    23
22.  Wisconsin                          5-2          262    22
23.  Michigan                            6-1          199    24
24.  Michigan  St.                    7-1          166    NR
25.  Arizona  St.                      5-2          133    NR
   Others receiving votes: Notre Dame 132, Georgia 24, BYU 22, Texas 22, Mississippi 21, Virginia Tech 20, Oregon St. 17, Florida 14, Washington 6, Ball St. 4, Minnesota 4, Arizona 2, Duke 2.

   AP-WF-10-27-13 1625GMT

 

 

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