USA Today Coaches’ Poll Week Eight: LSU Takes Top Spot, Followed Closely by Alabama, Stanford


Oklahoma and Wisconsin go down, and the shake up begins with the Coaches’ Poll, as LSU is the new top team among the coaches.

Capturing 41 of the 69 first-place votes, the Tigers are well clear of Alabama and Stanford, who come in at No. 2 and No. 3.

Wisconsin drops all the way to No. 11, while the Sooners fall into place at No. 9.

One-loss Oregon is the top ranked team with a loss to their name at No. 7, just ahead of No. 8 Arkansas.

USA Today Coaches’ Poll – October 23rd

Rank Team Votes Share of Vote
1 LSU Tigers 1457 .988
2 Alabama Crimson Tide 1434 .972
2 Stanford Cardinal 1327 .930
4 Oklahoma State Cowboys 1301 .882
5 Boise State Broncos 1213 .822
6 Clemson Tigers 1174 .796
7 Oregon Ducks 1121 .760
8 Arkansas Razorbacks 974 .660
9 Oklahoma Sooners 964 .654
10 Michigan State Spartans 932 .632
11 Wisconsin Badgers 867 .588
12 Kansas State Wildcats 827 .561

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