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LSU TABBED PRE-SEASON NO. 3 BY BLUE RIBBON
BATON ROUGE – LSU has been selected
as a pre-season top 5 pick by another national publication as Blue
Ribbon Yearbook tabbed the Tigers as the nation’s No. 3 team
heading into the 2011 season.
Oklahoma is ranked first in the Blue Ribbon Top 25. LSU is one of six
Southeastern Conference teams in the poll with Alabama leading the way
at No. 2. LSU is followed by South Carolina No. 10, Arkansas No. 14,
Georgia No. 16, and Mississippi State No. 21.
Oregon, LSU’s season-opening opponent, is ranked No. 5, while
West Virginia, the Tigers’ opponent on Sept. 24, is ranked No.
23. In all, LSU will face five teams in the Blue Ribbon Yearbook Top 25.
LSU returns 16 starters (9 offense, 7 defense) and 52 letterwinners
from last year’s team that posted an 11-2 overall record and
finished the season ranked No. 8 in the nation.
Blue Ribbon Yearbook Top 25
6. Boise State
7. Florida State
8. Texas A&M
10. South Carolina
11. Virginia Tech
12. Oklahoma State
15. Michigan State
18. Ohio State
19. Notre Dame
20. Arizona State
21. Mississippi State
22. Southern Cal
23. West Virginia
25. Southern Miss
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