LSU is ranked No. 13 in the preseason Associated Press top 25 released Sunday.
The Tigers are one of eight Southeastern Conference teams ranked: No.2 Alabama, No. 6 Auburn, No. 9 South Carolina, No. 12 Georgia, No. 18 Ole Miss, No. 21 Texas A&M and No. 24 Missouri.
Florida State tops the poll at No. 1, receiving 57 of 60 first-place votes.
Six of LSU’s 12 regular season opponents are ranked in the poll, including Wisconsin at No. 14. The Badgers and Tigers meet in the season opener on Aug. 30 in Houston.
LSU is halfway through preseason practice. The official final day of fall camp was Saturday.
Advocate sportswriter Ross Dellenger votes in the AP poll. Here’s his full poll.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.