LSU tanks in latest rankings after losing to UCLA

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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron walks on the field before an NCAA college football game against UCLA Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU went into the Rose Bowl ranked 16th in the AP Poll and 13th in the Coaches Poll, but Tuesday’s week two rankings reveal how impactful the Tigers’ loss to UCLA became.

LSU lost its ranking status and has not been listed in either top 25 rankings. See both lists below.

AP Poll
1 Alabama
2 Georgia
3 Ohio State
4 Oklahoma
5 Texas A&M
6 Clemson
7 Cincinnati
8 Notre Dame
9 Iowa State
10 Iowa
11 Penn State
12 Oregon
13 Florida
14 Southern California
15 Texas
16 UCLA
17 Coastal Carolina
18 Wisconsin
19 Virginia Tech
20 Ole Miss
21 Utah
22 Miami (FL)
23 Arizona State
24 North Carolina
25 Auburn

Others receiving votes: TCU 80, NC State 69, UCF 61, Liberty 57, LSU 57, Michigan 52, Oklahoma State 39, Indiana 37, Michigan State 28, Nevada 23, Kansas State 13, Louisiana 12, BYU 10, Boston College 8, Ball State 7, Maryland 6, Arizona 5, UAB 5, Florida State 4, Kentucky 3, Texas Tech 2, Army 2, Appalachian State 1

Dropped from rankings: LSU 16, Indiana 17, Washington 20, Louisiana 23

Coaches Poll
1 Alabama
2 Georgia
3 Ohio State
4 Oklahoma
5 Texas A&M
6 Clemson
7 Notre Dame
8 Cincinnati
9 Florida
10 Iowa State
11 Oregon
12 Iowa
13 Penn State
14 Southern California
15 Texas
16 UCLA
18 Utah
19 Coastal Carolina
20 Mississippi
21 Virginia Tech
22 North Carolina
23 Oklahoma State
24 Miami
25 Arizona State

Others receiving votes: Auburn 123, Michigan 99, LSU 95, NC State 81, Liberty 78, BYU 65, Indiana 58, TCU 49, UCF 48, Florida State 34, Michigan State 33, Kentucky 28, Pittsburgh 20, Kansas State 19, Louisiana 19, Boston College 19, Appalachian State 15, SMU 14, Rutgers 11, Arkansas 11, Maryland 9, Tennessee 7, Nevada 7, Army 7, Fresno State 7, Tulane 6, Ball State 5, Virginia 5, Missouri 5, San José State 5, Marshall 3, Air Force 2, UAB 2, Charlotte 1

Dropped from rankings: LSU 13, Indiana 17, Washington 21, Louisiana 23

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