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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron rallys his defensive troops including LSU linebacker Arden Key (49), LSU defensive end Rashard Lawrence (90), LSU linebacker Donnie Alexander (48) and LSU linebacker KÕLavon Chaisson (4) during the second half of LSU's football game against Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium Saturday Nov. 4, 2017, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.. Bama won 24-10.

ADVOCATE STAFF PHOTO BY BILL FEIG

For the fourth year in a row, The Advocate's Ross Dellenger is one of 60 national sports reporters voting in the Associated Press college football poll. Here's a look at his ballot this week. The full poll is released later Sunday.

1. Alabama (1)

2. Georgia (2)

3. Oklahoma (3)

4. Clemson (7)

5. Notre Dame (8)

6. Wisconsin (5)

7. Washington (9)

8. TCU (10)

9. Miami (11)

10. Southern Cal (14)

11. Ohio State (4)

12. Penn State (6)

13. Auburn (16)

14. Central Florida (17)

15. Oklahoma State (12)

16. Michigan State (25)

17. Washington State (22)

18. Mississippi State (NR)

19. Virginia Tech (13)

20. South Florida (23)

21. LSU (15)

22. Memphis (24)

23. NC State (18)

24. Michigan (NR)

25. Iowa (NR)

  • Dropped: Stanford (19), IowaState (20), Arizona (21)
  • Entered: 18 Mississippi State, 24 Michigan, 25 Iowa
  • Considered: Northwestern, West Virginia, Virginia, Toledo

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