The final polls before bowl season are out.
Temple, which was ranked just ahead of the Tigers (8-3, 5-3 Southeastern), lost to Houston in the American Athletic Conference championship Saturday, opening the door for LSU to jump up a few spots in the polls.
The final College Football Playoff rankings will be released this afternoon. The Tigers will learn their bowl destination around 4:30 p.m. today.
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