Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU defensive end Danielle Hunter (94) and LSU defensive tackle Christian LaCouture (91) hold up four fingers on their hands, signifying the start of LSU's intent to dominate the fourth quarter against Wisconsin, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 at NRG Stadium in Houston. LSU won 28-24, with a big fourth quarter comeback.

Jon Wilner, a sportswriter for the San Jose Mercury News, voted LSU No. 1 with his recent Associated Press top-25 poll vote. Wilner gives the rationale for his vote in his "College Hotline" blog.