Perhaps the biggest debate before the release centered around USC and LSU. The Trojans, still just with one loss, got their first ranked win last week, beating UCLA.
USC has been sitting right behind LSU for some time now, despite the Tigers having an extra loss. People wondered if USC would be able to leapfrog LSU now that Lincoln Riley’s group has a signature win.
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