LSU ranked number 14 in SI's Preseason Top 25 Poll - Tucson News Now

LSU ranked number 14 in SI's Preseason Top 25 Poll

Posted: Updated:
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

LSU is ranked number 14 in the Sports Illustrated preseason top 25 poll released Wednesday.

The Tigers are one of seven SEC teams ranked in the poll.

Alabama is once again a unanimous number 1 followed by Texas A&M (3), South Carolina (6), Florida (9), Georgia (12), LSU (14)  and Vanderbilt (23).

Although ranked number 14, the SI team says, "Despite losing 11 underclassmen who left early for the NFL, the Tigers will be a threat to knock off Alabama in the SEC West because of the maturation of one player: senior quarterback Zach Mettenberger."

LSU's schedule will include five top 25 teams starting with the Tigers season opener against number 16 TCU.

Click here for the complete Sports Illustrated top 25 poll.

Copyright 2013 WAFB. All rights reserved.

  • Southeastern ConferenceMore>>

  • NCAA reaches $70 million concussion lawsuit settlement

    NCAA reaches $70 million concussion lawsuit settlement

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:28 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:28:00 GMT
    The settlement will establish new protocols for head injuries during practices and games and will also prevent athletes from returning to a game after a concussion.
    The settlement will establish new protocols for head injuries during practices and games and will also prevent athletes from returning to a game after a concussion.
  • LIVE BLOG: 2014 SEC Media Days, Day 4

    LIVE BLOG: 2014 SEC Media Days, Day 4

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-07-17 13:27:58 GMT

    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.

    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.

  • Hot Reads: Ranking the defenses in the SEC

    Hot Reads: Ranking the defenses in the SEC

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-07-16 16:55:17 GMT

    With offenses becoming increasingly explosive, plugging the holes is more imperative than ever. It's no surprise Alabama and Florida top the list, but the rest of the rankings may surprise you.

    With offenses becoming increasingly explosive, plugging the holes is more imperative than ever. It's no surprise Alabama and Florida top the list, but the rest of the rankings may surprise you.

Powered by WorldNow