LSU falls five spots to No. 9 in coaches poll following loss to Alabama _lowres

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU linebacker Lamar Louis (11) walks dejectedly off the field after the game Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, in Tuscaloosa. Alabama won 30-16.

After being dominated by Alabama in a 30-16 loss Saturday night, LSU dropped five spots to No. 9 in this week’s USA Today/coaches poll.

The Tide (8-1, 5-1 Southeastern Conference), on the other hand, moved up three spots to replace the Tigers ( 7-1, 4-1 SEC) at No. 4.