LSU remains No. 2 in the AP Poll following win over Bulldogs

Glen West

The Tigers are still No. 2 in the latest AP Poll rankings, following the teams 36-13 win over Mississippi State Saturday.

LSU still ranks behind No. 1 Alabama, who defeated Tennessee while also losing starting quarterback Tua Tagovailoa to a a high ankle sprain. 

Crimson Tide coach Nick Sanan said after the game the injury will be a 1-2 week recovery, setting him up for a return against LSU on Nov. 9.

The Tigers next opponent, Auburn, also slid into the top-10 at No. 9 after dismantling Arkansas 51-10 over the weekend and Wisconsin’s shocking loss to Illinois. It will be the second consecutive home game the Tigers play in Death Valley.

Other SEC teams in the top-25 include Florida and Georgia who rank No. 7 and No. 10 respectively.

LSU goes head-to-head with Auburn next week in Death Valley and is followed with a bye week before the much-anticipated battle with No. 1 Alabama.