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LSU was left out of the preseason AP Top 25 that was released on Monday. The Tigers received 55 total votes.

The last time LSU was not ranked in the preseason AP Top 25 was 2000.

The Tigers will open up the 2022 season on Sunday, September 4 vs. Florida State at the Caesars Superdome in New Orleans, La.

Preseason AP Poll:
1. Alabama
2. Ohio State
3. Georgia
4. Clemson
5. Notre Dame
6. Texas A&M
7. Utah
8. Michigan
9. Oklahoma
10. Baylor
11. Oregon
12. Oklahoma State
13. NC State
14. USC
15. Michigan State
16. Miami
17. Pitt
18. Wisconsin
19. Arkansas
20. Kentucky
21. Ole Miss
22. Wake Forest
23. Cincinnati
24. Houston
25. BYU

Also receiving votes:
Tennessee 180, Texas 164, Iowa 163, Penn State 160, LSU 55, Fresno State 32, Minnesota 31, UCF 27, Purdue 17, Mississippi State 15, Auburn 15, Florida 14, Kansas State 14, North Carolina 9, Boise State 5, Air Force 4, Appalachian State 4, South Carolina 2, UCLA 2, San Diego State 2, Utah State 2, Nebraska 1
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TaderSalad23 months
Thanks, O. The gift that keeps on giving
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RockChalkTiger23 months
Anyone who had watched the Texas Bowl wouldn’t have voted for them at all! Thanks shrimp boat and quitters!
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Dallasgrowl23 months
Screw miles and orgeron for creating a "me first" culture. They were absolutely the antithesis of leadership.
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AMac23 months
I actually like it. Hopefully it’ll piss the players off in a good way.
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DVinBR23 months
plenty of teams to upset
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Dallasgrowl23 months
During the last two seasons, LSU does not deserve the benefit of the doubt. I am ready for our new leadership to give them a reason to do so again.
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LSU Bayou Jim23 months
But 4-8 USC does???
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Dallasgrowl23 months
I don't give a damn about USC, but LSU has gotten to where it deserves to be for trusting the program to imbeciles for entirely too long.
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PoLy23 months
Whatever. That will change. They make such a big deal about it.
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TouchdownTony23 months
Florida with 15 votes. Florida wont win 5 games this year.
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IMO, the NFL is the better version of football right now.
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