Have defense, will travel. That seems to be the philosophy for LSU this season, and it has taken the Tigers all the way to the top of the AP poll. Saturday's win at West Virginia marked LSU's third big win away from home, joining a list that includes a neutral-site win against Oregon and a road win at Mississippi State. But are the Tigers the best team now and for the long run? Rank 'Em: Is LSU your No. 1 team?

LSU vs. Oklahoma

Oklahoma beat Missouri a week after a big win at Florida State, but it still dropped to second in the AP poll, losing 25 first-place votes.


LSU vs. Boise State

Boise State received one first-place vote in this week's AP poll and has scored at least 35 points in all three wins so far this season.


LSU vs. Alabama

We don't need to make this one a hypothetical, since the Tigers and Tide will meet in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Nov. 5. Will home field rule?


LSU vs. the field

Only four teams received first-place votes in the AP poll, but what about the other undefeated top-10 teams? Could Oklahoma State's potent offense best LSU's defense?


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