LSU drops a bit in latest AP Top 25 poll after its bye week; see full rankings here

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LSU football dropped to No. 5 in the latest rankings of AP Top 25 poll, which was updated and released Sunday afternoon.

The Tigers (4-0) had an open date on Saturday, its first of two in the 2019 season. LSU will next host Utah State (3-1) at Tiger Stadium on Oct. 5 at 11 a.m.

A quick rundown of LSU’s opponent on Saturday morning, the Utah State Aggies …

Alabama jumped to No. 1 in the poll for the first time this season, surpassing No. 2 Clemson after the Crimson Tide beat Ole Miss 59-31. Clemson beat North Carolina 21-20.

Six SEC teams are ranked in the latest AP poll, including three of the top four and five of the top ten.

See the rest of the top 25 here.

AP Top 25 Poll

1. Alabama (5-0)

2. Clemson (4-0)

3. Georgia (5-0)

4. Ohio State (5-0)

5. LSU (4-0)

6. Oklahoma (4-0)

7. Auburn (5-0)

8. Wisconsin (4-0)

9. Notre Dame (3-1)

10. Florida (5-0)

11. Texas (3-1)

12. Penn State (4-0)

13. Oregon (3-1)

14. Iowa (4-0)

15. Washington (4-1)

16. Boise State (4-0)

17. Utah (4-1)

18. UCF (4-1) 

19. Michigan (3-1)

20. Arizona State (4-1)

21. Oklahoma State (4-1)

22. Wake Forest (5-0)

23. Virginia (4-1)

24. SMU (5-0)

25. Texas A&M (3-2)

Advocate LSU football beat reporter and AP Top 25 voter Brooks Kubena’s poll

1. Clemson (5-0)

2. Georgia (4-0)

3. Alabama (5-0)

4. Ohio State (5-0)

5. LSU (4-0)

6. Auburn (5-0)

7. Wisconsin (4-0)

8. Oklahoma (4-0)

9. Florida (5-0)

10. Notre Dame (3-1)

11. Penn State (4-0)

12. Texas (3-1)

13. Washington (4-1)

14. Utah (4-1)

15. Iowa (4-0)

16. Oregon (3-1)

17. Boise State (4-0)

18. Michigan (3-1)

19. Texas A&M (3-2)

20. Arizona State (4-1)

21. California (4-1)

22. Michigan State (4-1)

23. SMU (5-0)

24. Virginia (4-1)

25. Oklahoma State (4-1)