LSU ranks No. 16 in AP Top 25 preseason poll

LSU wide receiver Devonta Lee (16)
LSU wide receiver Devonta Lee (16)(Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV | WAFB)
Published: Aug. 16, 2021 at 10:59 AM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The LSU Tigers are looking to rebound in 2021 after a 5-5 record in 2020 and the preseason AP Top 25 poll has them ranked No. 16.

Alabama is ranked No. 1. The Tide is followed by Oklahoma, Clemson, Ohio State, and Georgia to round out the top five.

Louisiana-Lafayette landed at No. 23.

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RELATED: LSU ranked No. 13 in USA Today’s Preseason Coaches poll

LSU is one of five Southeastern Conference teams in the AP Preseason Top 25, joining No. 1 Alabama, No. 5 Georgia, No. 6 Texas A&M, and No. 13 Florida. The Tigers host both Texas A&M and Florida in Tiger Stadium this year.

The Tigers open the season on Saturday, September 4, against UCLA at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.

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