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Sports Illustrated released their preseason College Football Top 25 for the 2015 season and LSU is ranked No. 23.

The Tigers were a ranked No. 13 in the coaches preseason poll, which came out last week.

Here is what SI.com had to say about LSU:
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LSU TIGERS
2014 RECORD: 8-5

After an impressive if inconsistent freshman season—six games with 52 yards or less rushing and five games of more than 100—Leonard Fournette will be one of the nation’s most exciting players. The 6' 1", 230-pounder will be the focal point of coach Les Miles’s offense, especially because the Tigers have yet to determine who will be under center. It helps that LSU has a veteran offensive line and one of the nation’s best young receiving units in 6' 3" sophomore Malachi Dupre, 6' 2" junior Travin Dural and speedy 6-foot sophomore slot receiver John Diarse.
Complete Sports Illustrated Preseason Top 25:

1. Ohio State
2. Auburn
3. TCU
4. Notre Dame
5. Alabama
6. Baylor
7. Michigan State
8. USC
9. Florida State
10. Oregon
11. Georgia
12. Clemson
13. Ole Miss
14. UCLA
15. Arizona
16. Boise State
17. Arizona State
18. Stanford
19. Georgia Tech
20. Missouri
21. Oklahoma
22. Arkansas
23. LSU
24. Wisconsin
25. Mississippi State
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Datbayoubengal107 months
Two 2014 8-5 teams at #2 and #4, and another 8-5 team at number 23. Only real difference in the records, were that those two teams beat the #23 team.

Question, when does having an actual good defense and talent loaded and experienced offense get you ranked 23rd, but a team that loses most of its offensive weapons, has a bad defense until proven other wise, and no given that the new QB will excel rated, #2?
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SpartyGator107 months
No Florida? List is crap
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GWfool107 months
Notre Dame #4??? What a joke.
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LSUbest107 months
Thanks for the motivation SI.
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Lsu101205107 months
These rankings are perfect!

If you are trying to create web traffic...

If you are actually trying to put out a reasonable product... well then you created toilet paper.
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Carolina Tide107 months
Notre Dame number 4??? Really? And Auburn 2????
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tigerbutt107 months
Not sure why they rank us so low but we should definitely be in the top 15.
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brett408107 months
What an absurd joke...
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DoubleDown107 months
Auburn #2, ND #4 and LSU #23? These rankings are weird.
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