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LSU somehow dropped two spots to No. 5 in ESPN's updated College Football Power Rankings after beating Northwestern State 65-14 on Saturday night in Tiger Stadium.

Georgia and Oklahoma were the two teams that jumped the Tigers. Here's what they had to say about LSU:
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5. LSU (3-0)
It's easy to understand why the Tigers would have a bit of a hangover after last week's big win at Texas, which is probably why they trailed FCS foe Northwestern State 7-3 after the first quarter Saturday. LSU finally blew the game open by scoring touchdowns on four straight possessions in the second half of a 65-14 win. Quarterback Joe Burrow threw for 373 yards with two touchdowns on 21-for-24 passing. It was his fourth 300-yard passing game, which is second-most in LSU history. The Tigers' defense was missing several key players, including linebackers Michael Divinity Jr. and K'Lavon Chaisson, and struggled to get off the field early.

Up next: at Vanderbilt (Saturday, 11 a.m. CT on SECN)
Top 10 Power Rankings:
1. Clemson (3-0)
2. Alabama (3-0)
3. Georgia (3-0)
4. Oklahoma (3-0)
5. LSU (3-0)
6. Ohio State (3-0)
7. Notre Dame (3-0)
8. Utah (3-0)
9. Auburn (3-0)
10. Texas (2-1)
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Win out and the media will love us. Drop one or two and it's back to chopped spam. Enjoy the ride while we are ranked this high boys.
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none of it matters. The only thing that does matter is winning the West, and the Playoff Selection Committee's rankings at year-end. The rest is just noise.
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Wait, Notre Dame needs to be #1, they are always great. LOL
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Fukem.......Just keep winning!
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EXACTLY!
36 months
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It’s Schlabach. He’s got a thing against LSU.
Reply36 months
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Just win
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i think it's silly they fell, but if anyone from national media actually watched the first quarter i can understand why they have some doubts about LSU making the playoffs. fortunately, none of this matters and LSU has time to get the defense healthy and work out any kinks prior to our games w/ UF, AU, aTm, etc.
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Pointless polls to get clicks. Shame on us for clicking honestly.
Reply36 months
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LSU is the best team in the country
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How many spots did Auburn drop after being in a close game with Kent St for much of their 1st half?
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I LIVE AND DIE BY THE ESPN POWER RANKINGS!!!!! :(
Reply36 months
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Best to stay out on the edge at this stage anyway. Everyone always comes hard for number 1.
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1. Bama 2. Clemson 3. Oklahoma 4. Georgia 5. LSU 6. Ohio St 7. Texas
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I guess the first game of the season is a scratch... since bama was only up 14-0 to DUKE at the half.
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#ESPNhatesLSU
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Based off why we dropped, Clemson should've dropped 2 spots right??
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K keep me posted
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#whocares
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Penalized and we covered the spread!
Reply36 months
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Thats what happens when you come out flat.
36 months
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Forgot that power rankings are based off of the score at a stoppage in play a quarter of the way through the game.
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