LSU moved up four spots to No. 20 in the third edition of the College Football Playoff rankings announced Tuesday night.
The Tigers, No. 21 in both the coaches and AP top 25, face Tennessee on Saturday. LSU debuted at No. 19 in the initial rankings from the College Football Playoff committee. The Tigers slipped to No. 24 after the loss to Alabama.
The Crimson Tide was the CFP's new No. 1 team in the latest rankings. Clemson was 2, Miami 3 and Oklahoma No. 4.
Linebacker Donnie Alexander and edge rusher Arden Key missed practice Tuesday for a second consecutive day.
In the days before Alabama hosted Tennessee this year in the renewal of their yearly rivalry series, reporters in Tuscaloosa heard a tune blar…