LSU at UF: Top-10 matchup


Florida head coach Will Muschamp cheers a broken pass during the first half against Kentucky at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, September 21, 2012.

Doug Finger/ Staff Photographer
Published: Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 4:14 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 4:50 p.m.

It will be a meeting of top-10 teams at Florida Field at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, when No. 4 Louisiana State (5-0) plays No. 10 Florida (4-0).

The Gators moved up a spot in the latest Associated Press poll and a spot in the USA Today coaches rankings, to No. 11, released Sunday. It's UF's highest ranking under coach Will Muschamp. It is also the highest UF has been ranked since Week 5 of the 2010 season (No. 7).

LSU, which had to fight back Towson 38-22 on Saturday night, fell a spot from No. 3 in the AP poll, but remained third in the coaches' rankings. Alabama and Oregon remain Nos. 1-2 in the AP, while Florida State is No. 3, Georgia No. 5 and South Carolina is No. 6.

Record Pts Pv

1. Alabama (60) 5-0 1,500 1

2. Oregon 5-0 1,430 2

3. Florida St. 5-0 1,349 4

4. LSU 5-0 1,310 3

5. Georgia 5-0 1,252 5

6. South Carolina 5-0 1,152 6

7. Kansas St. 4-0 1,123 7

8. West Virginia 4-0 1,066 9

9. Notre Dame 4-0 1,043 10

10. Florida 4-0 937 11

11. Texas 4-0 932 12

12. Ohio St. 5-0 793 14

13. Southern Cal 3-1 703 13

14. Oregon St. 3-0 647 18

15. Clemson 4-1 608 17

15. TCU 4-0 608 15

17. Oklahoma 2-1 581 16

18. Stanford 3-1 509 8

19. Louisville 5-0 404 19

20. Mississippi St. 4-0 306 21

21. Nebraska 4-1 240 22

22. Rutgers 4-0 160 23

23. Washington 3-1 159 NR

24. Northwestern 5-0 143 NR

25. UCLA 4-1 122 NR

Others receiving votes: Cincinnati 72, Boise St. 53, Texas A&M 51, Michigan St. 43, Texas Tech 39, Michigan 38, Louisiana Tech 37, Baylor 31, Ohio 30, Arizona St. 15, Arizona 4, Miami 4, Iowa St. 3, Tennessee 3.

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