LSU will start the season as the No. 3 ranked team in the country according to the AP poll released today. The Tigers are full of talent and should have an upgrade at quarterback this fall which is a big part of the reasoning behind the Tigers preseason ranking.
The Tigers have a very favorable schedule with only four away games spread evenly throughout the season. LSU will also play host to rival Alabama this season—something that favors the Tigers greatly while hunting for another SEC title.
With kickoff right around the corner, here is the reasoning behind the Tigers No. 3 AP preseason ranking.