Paul Finebaum reacts to LSU naming Ed Orgeron as its interim coach and breaks down the school's search for a permanent replacement.
Paul Finebaum breaks down the sequence of events that led to coach Les Miles' firing at LSU.
Duke DB DeVon Edwards' is out for the season after suffering a torn ACL, MCL in Saturday's game
LSU has fired Les Miles as football coach and will name Ed Orgeron the interim coach, sources told ESPN's Mark Schlabach, ending Miles' 12-year reign.
Wisconsin joins the top 10 of the AP poll after dominating Michigan State in East Lansing. Tennessee is rewarded with a three-spot bump after beating Florida for the first time since 2004.
Heading into halftime, Tennessee fans had little reason to believe this would be the year the 11-year losing streak to Florida would end. But an inspired second half - and 38 unanswered points - have the Vols in the SEC East driver's seat.
|RK||Team||Rec||Pts||Trend||Last Week||Next Week|
|1||OklahomaOKLA(43)||1-0||1454||—||vs Tulsa W 47-14||—|
|2||AlabamaALA(9)||1-0||1412||—||vs Kent State W 48-7||@ #20 Penn State W 27-11|
|3||LSULSU(7)||1-0||1366||1||vs #3 Oregon W 40-27||vs Northwestern State W 49-3|
|4||Florida StateFSU||1-0||1198||1||vs Louisiana Monroe W 34-0||vs Charleston Southern W 62-10|
|5||Boise StateBSU||1-0||1197||2||@ #22 Georgia W 35-21||—|
|6||StanfordSTAN||1-0||1180||—||vs San José State W 57-3||@ Duke W 44-14|
|7||Oklahoma StateOKST||1-0||1038||1||vs Louisiana Lafayette W 61-34||vs Arizona W 37-14|
|8||Texas A&MTAMU||1-0||997||1||vs SMU W 46-14||—|
|9||WisconsinWIS||1-0||988||1||vs UNLV W 51-17||vs Oregon State W 35-0|
|10||NebraskaNEB||1-0||910||1||vs Chattanooga W 40-7||vs Fresno State W 42-29|
|11||Virginia TechVT||1-0||863||2||vs Appalachian State W 66-13||@ East Carolina W 17-10|
|12||South CarolinaSC||1-0||827||—||vs East Carolina W 56-37||@ Georgia W 45-42|
|13||ArkansasARK||1-0||786||1||vs Missouri State W 51-7||vs New Mexico W 52-3|
|14||OregonORE||0-1||752||11||vs #4 LSU L 40-27||vs Nevada W 69-20|
|15||Ohio StateOSU||1-0||686||1||vs Akron W 42-0||vs Toledo W 27-22|
|16||Michigan StateMSU||1-0||584||1||vs Youngstown State W 28-6||vs Florida Atlantic W 44-0|
|17||Mississippi StateMSST||1-0||497||3||@ Memphis W 59-14||@ #22 Auburn L 41-34|
|18||FloridaFLA||1-0||375||5||vs Florida Atlantic W 41-3||vs UAB W 39-0|
|19||MissouriMIZ||1-0||309||2||vs Miami (OH) W 17-6||@ #23 Arizona State L 37-30|
|20||Penn StatePSU||1-0||247||5||vs Indiana State W 41-7||vs #2 Alabama L 27-11|
|21||TexasTEX||1-0||231||3||vs Rice W 34-9||vs BYU W 17-16|
|22||AuburnAUB||1-0||197||3||vs Utah State W 42-38||vs #17 Mississippi State W 41-34|
|23||Arizona StateASU||1-0||189||NR||vs UC Davis W 48-14||vs #19 Missouri W 37-30|
|24||West VirginiaWVU||1-0||185||NR||vs Marshall W 34-13||vs Norfolk State W 55-12|
|25||TCUTCU||0-1||140||10||@ Baylor L 50-48||@ Air Force W 35-19|
Dropped from rankings: Notre Dame 18, Georgia 22
Others receiving votes: Baylor 117, South Florida 97, Iowa 44, Utah 42, Georgia 35, Houston 31, Northwestern 30, Arizona 28, UCF 18, Hawaii 17, Michigan 15, North Carolina 15, Clemson 13, Northern Illinois 13, Southern Mississippi 12, Air Force 10, Notre Dame 8, Tennessee 5, Maryland 4, BYU 4, Washington 3, Georgia Tech 3, California 1, Cincinnati 1, Texas Tech 1