LSU ranked 16th in preseason poll

By Jason Belk - bio | email

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The preseason coaches poll was released on Friday and the LSU Tigers are ranked 16th.

It is the 10th consecutive season that the Tigers have been ranked in the top 25 preseason poll.

Their 2010 schedule will feature six teams from the poll: No. 1 Alabama, No. 3 Florida, No. 18 North Carolina, No. 19 Arkansas, No. 23 Auburn, and No. 24 West Virginia.

LSU has played 64 of their 66 games in the Les Miles era ranked in the top 25, including all 13 games in 2009.

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