LSU holds steady in top three of national polls

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Rashard Lawrence

AP Top 25
Oct. 20, 2019

Rank, Team (Record), Points, Previous
1, Alabama (7-0), 1,486, 1
2, LSU (7-0), 1,462, 2
3, Ohio State (7-0), 1,429, 4
4, Clemson (7-0), 1,408, 3
5, Oklahoma (7-0), 1,343, 5
6, Penn State (7-0), 1,224, 7
7, Florida (7-1), 1,138, 9
8, Notre Dame (5-1), 1,058, 8
9, Auburn (6-1), 1,054, 11
10, Georgia (6-1), 1,031, 10
11, Oregon (6-1), 979, 12
12, Utah (6-1), 852, 13
13, Wisconsin (6-1), 767, 6
14, Baylor (7-0), 732, 18
15, Texas (5-2), 627, 15
16, SMU (7-0), 587, 19
17, Minnesota (7-0), 577, 20
18, Cincinnati (6-1), 468, 21
19, Michigan (5-2), 440, 16
20, Iowa (5-2), 347, 23
21, Appalachian State (6-0), 286, 24
22, Boise State (6-1), 225, 14
23, Iowa State (5-2), 185, NR
24, Arizona State (5-2), 134, 17
25, Wake Forest (6-1), 118, NR

Others receiving votes:
Memphis 87, Virginia 29, San Diego State 17, Pittsburgh 17, Washington 15, Navy 9, Texas A&M 6, Missouri 4, UCF 3, USC 3, Louisiana Tech 2, Tulane 1.

Amway Coaches Poll
Oct. 20, 2019

Rank, Team (First-Place Votes), Record, Points, Previous
1, Alabama (44), 7-0, 1602, 1
2, Clemson (10), 7-0, 1511, 2
3, LSU (3), 7-0, 1486, 3
4, Ohio State (8), 7-0, 1461, 4
5, Oklahoma, 7-0, 1408, 5
6, Penn State, 7-0, 1283, 7
7, Notre Dame, 5-1, 1160, 8
8, Florida, 7-1, 1151, 9
9, Georgia, 6-1, 1099, 10
10, Auburn, 6-1, 1071, 11
11, Oregon, 6-1, 1011, 12
12, Utah, 6-1, 858, 14
13, Wisconsin, 6-1, 824, 6
14, Baylor, 7-0, 730, 18
15, Texas, 5-2, 722, 15
16, Minnesota, 7-0, 631, 20
17, Southern Methodist, 7-0, 609, 19
18, Cincinnati, 6-1, 461, 21
19, Iowa, 5-2, 373, 22
20, Michigan, 5-2, 369, 16
21, Boise State, 6-1, 308, 13
22, Appalachian State, 6-0, 300, 24
23, Wake Forest, 6-1, 181, NR
24, Arizona State, 5-2, 131, 17
25, Memphis, 6-1, 101, NR

Dropped Out
No. 23 Washington; No. 25 Temple.

Others Receiving Votes
Iowa State 83; Virginia 61; San Diego State 45; Navy 24; Pittsburgh 18; Washington 16; Tulane 8; Texas A&M 8; Louisiana Tech 7; Central Florida 6; Temple 3; Virginia Tech 2; Utah State 1; UAB 1; Indiana 1.

The Amway Board of Coaches is made up of 65 head coaches at Bowl Subdivision schools. All are members of the American Football Coaches Association. The board for the 2019 season: Chris Ash, Rutgers; Dino Babers, Syracuse; Craig Bohl, Wyoming; Jeff Brohm, Purdue; Neal Brown, West Virginia; Troy Calhoun, Air Force; Steve Campbell, South Alabama; Rod Carey, Temple; Jamey Chadwell, Coastal Carolina; Geoff Collins, Georgia Tech; David Cutcliffe, Duke; Mark Dantonio, Michigan State; Butch Davis, Florida International; Ryan Day, Ohio State; Manny Diaz, Miami (Fla.); Dana Dimel, Texas-El Paso; Dave Doeren, North Carolina State; Sonny Dykes, Southern Methodist; Jimbo Fisher, Texas A&M; Pat Fitzgerald, Northwestern; James Franklin, Penn State; Hugh Freeze, Liberty; Willie Fritz, Tulane; Scott Frost, Nebraska; Justin Fuente, Virginia Tech; Thomas Hammock, Northern Illinois; Bryan Harsin, Boise State; Clay Helton, Southern California; Tyson Helton, Western Kentucky; Tom Herman, Texas; Doc Holliday, Marshall; Jay Hopson, Southern Mississippi; Mike Houston, East Carolina; Mike Leach, Washington State; Lance Leipold, Buffalo; Tim Lester, Western Michigan; Chip Lindsey, Troy; Seth Littrell, North Texas; Scot Loeffler, Bowling Green; Rocky Long, San Diego State; Chad Lunsford, Georgia Southern; Gus Malzahn, Auburn; Chuck Martin, Miami (Ohio); Doug Martin, New Mexico State; Jeff Monken, Army; Phillip Montgomery, Tulsa; Dan Mullen, Florida; Ken Niumatalolo, Navy; Ed Orgeron, LSU; Gary Patterson, TCU; Chris Petersen, Washington; Jeremy Pruitt, Tennessee; Matt Rhule, Baylor; Nick Saban, Alabama; Tony Sanchez, UNLV; Kirby Smart, Georgia; Jonathan Smith, Oregon State; Frank Solich, Ohio; Jake Spavital, Texas State; Rick Stockstill, Middle Tennessee; Kevin Sumlin, Arizona; Dabo Swinney, Clemson; Jeff Tedford, Fresno State; Matt Wells, Texas Tech; Kyle Whittingham, Utah.

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