Pete Fiutak of College Football News ranked all the teams on the FBS ranks in his preseason preview and LSU grabbed the No. 7 spot.
“What a difference a year makes,” wrote Fiutak. “Last season at this time, Ed Orgeron was on everyone’s hot seat list and it was nothing but projected doom and gloom for the Tigers. This year, the team has everything in place to make a real, live run for the College Football Playoff.