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LSU & Alabama Claim Top Two Spots in Every Poll

LSU & Alabama Claim Top Two Spots in Polls - Draft Insiders.com, AP and Coaches Top 25 Teams

This is DraftInsiders.com weekly 2011 season College Poll. We will have weekly polls thru the season & postseason in our College Football Mondays blog column.

Oct 25th

Team of the Week – Texas Tech

Photo - RB Trent Richardson - Alabama

Draft Insiders.com Top 25 Poll
(This year’s record in parentheses)

1. LSU (8-0)
2. Alabama (8-0)
3. Stanford (7-0)
4. Oklahoma St (7-0)
5. Boise St (7-0)
6. Clemson (8-0)
7. Oregon (6-1)
8. Oklahoma (6-1)
9. Arkansas (6-1)
10. Michigan St (6-1)
11. South Carolina (6-1)
12. Nebraska (6-1)
13. Wisconsin (6-1)
14. Virginia Tech (7-1)
15. Kansas St (7-0)
16. Texas A&M (5-2)
17. Michigan (7-1)
18. Houston (7-0)
19. Texas Tech (5-2)
20. Penn St (7-1)
21. Arizona St (5-2)
22. Cincinnati (6-1)
23. Georgia (5-2)
24. Southern Cal (6-1)
25. West Virginia (5-2)

AP Top 25 Poll
Rank / Name / W L / Previous

1. LSU - 8 - 0 / 1
2. Alabama - 8 - 0 / 2
3. Oklahoma St - 7 - 0 / 6
4. Stanford - 7 - 0 / 7
5. Boise St. - 7 - 0 / 5
6. Clemson - 8 - 0 / 8
7. Oregon - 6 - 1 / 9
8. Arkansas - 6 - 1 / 10
9. Michigan St - 6-1 / 15
10. Kansas St. - 7 -0 / 12
11. Oklahoma - 6 - 1 / 3
12. Wisconsin - 6-1 / 4
13. Nebraska - 6 - 1 / 13
14. South Carolina - 6 - 1 / 14
15. Virginia Tech - 7 - 1 / 16
16. Texas A&M - 5 - 2 / 17
17. Michigan - 6 - 1 / 18
18. Houston - 7 - 0 / 21
19. Texas Tech - 5 - 2 / NR
20. Southern Cal - 6-1 / NR
21. Penn St - 7-1 / NR
22. Georgia - 5 -2 / NR
23. Arizona St. - 5 - 2 / 24
24. Cincinnati - 6-1 / NR
25. West Virginia - 5 - 2 / 11

Coaches Top 25 Poll
Rank Team (first-place votes) Record

1. LSU (41) - 7-0
2. Alabama (18) - 7-0
3. Stanford - 6-0
4. Oklahoma St - 6-0
5. Boise St - 6-0
6. Clemson - 7-0
7. Oregon - 5-1
8. Arkansas - 5-1
9. Oklahoma - 6-1
10. Michigan St. - 6-1
11. Wisconsin - 6-1
12. Kansas St - 7-0
13. Nebraska - 6-1
14. South Carolina - 6-1
15. Virginia Tech - 7-1
16. Texas A&M - 5-2
17. Michigan - 6-1
18. Houston - 7-0
19. Penn St - 7-1
20. Arizona St - 5-2
21. Georgia - 5-2
22. Texas Tech - 5-2
23. Cincinnati - 6-1
24. West Virginia - 5-2
25. Southern Miss - 6-1

Dropped out
No. 19 Georgia Tech (6-2, lost to Miami, Fla., 24-7), No. 21 Illinois (6-2, lost to Purdue 21-14), No. 23 Auburn (5-3, lost to then-No. 2 LSU 45-10), No. 24 Washington (5-2, lost to then-No. 5 Stanford 65-21).

Others receiving votes
Texas (4-2) 49; Georgia Tech (6-2) 39; TCU (5-2) 33; Baylor (4-2) 29; Illinois (6-2) 22; Washington (5-2) 20; Iowa (5-2) 14; Syracuse (5-2) 10; Brigham Young (6-2) 9; Southern Methodist (5-2) 7; Wake Forest (5-2) 6; Notre Dame (4-3) 5; Auburn (5-3) 3; Rutgers (5-2) 2; Florida (4-3) 1; Miami (Fla.) (4-3) 1.

Frank Coyle is a long time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Thorpe and All-American teams. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He is also a member of the FWAA and voter in College team and player awards.