Florida State No. 1 in AP poll

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Florida State is No. 1 again in The Associated Press college football poll in another comeback of sorts for a team with a season full of remarkable rallies.

The Seminoles (10-0) were preseason No. 1 before being replaced by Mississippi State in October. The Bulldogs (9-1) had a run of six weeks at No. 1 stopped by a 25-20 loss at Alabama on Saturday.

The Crimson Tide moved up four spots to No. 2. The Bulldogs dropped to fourth.

The Seminoles received 43 first-place votes from the media panel. Alabama got 16 and No. 3 Oregon got one.

Florida State is the only unbeaten team remaining from the Big Five conferences after Jameis Winston and the 'Noles erased a halftime deficit for the fifth time this season in a 30-24 victory at Miami.

TCU remained fifth after a close call against KansasBaylor is sixth, just five points behind its Big 12 rival.


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SEC Power Rankings: Week 12

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After its 25-20 win over Mississippi State, Alabama is back in a familiar spot, atop the SEC. The Tide's path to the playoff just a got a whole lot clearer. Meanwhile, Auburn struggled mightily, Arkansas got its first SEC win in more than two years and Tennessee keeps rolling.

Edward Aschoff, David Ching, Sam Khan Jr., Greg Ostendorf and Alex Scarborough contributed to these rankings.

LSU freshman tracker: Week 12

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Nobody on LSU's roster put up huge totals in Saturday's 17-0 loss to Arkansas, but here is a recap of the night for five of the Tigers' true freshmen:

S Jamal Adams

What he did: Adams totaled four tackles on Saturday against Arkansas.

What it means: A week after making his first start, Adams came off the bench against Arkansas. He still played plenty and should be in line for extensive playing time in the finale against Texas A&M.

WR Malachi Dupre

What he did: Dupre caught one pass for 6 yards against Arkansas.

What it means: Only two Tigers (Travin Dural and Terrence Magee) caught more than once pass, so that's not a big deal as it relates to Dupre. It's not a particularly positive sign about the Tigers' passing game, however.

RB Leonard Fournette

What he did: Fournette started at tailback and ran five times for 9 yards against Arkansas. He did not catch a pass or return a kickoff.

What it means: LSU coach Les Miles said after the game that Fournette was not injured, but that the plays they might have called for the star freshman tailback were not working. The Tigers struggled with their typical play-calling patterns since starting offensive linemen Vadal Alexander and Elliott Porter were out for all or most of the game.

DT Davon Godchaux

What he did: Godchaux started for the seventh straight game at defensive tackle and registered five tackles and two quarterback hurries.

What it means: Godchaux and LSU's defense were fine against the Razorbacks. Arkansas ran 38 times for just 95 yards (2.5 yards per carry) and totaled just 264 yards of total offense. It was an OK performance by the Tigers' defense, but the offense was so anemic that it wasn't nearly enough to win the game.

RB Darrel Williams

What he did: Williams ran six times for 16 yards on Saturday. He also returned a kickoff for a 21-yard gain.

What it means: With senior Kenny Hilliard out of the lineup, Williams played a more active role in the offense. It didn't matter much since the Tigers were unable to generate much on the ground -- Williams' 16 rushing yards were second on the team behind Magee's 24 -- but Williams will probably play an active role against Texas A&M if Hilliard remains out.
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Look back at an exciting week 12 in the Southeastern Conference.

Video: Arkansas 17, LSU 0

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Arkansas held LSU to 123 yards of offense en route to a 17-0 win.
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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Brandon Allen threw for 169 yards and Arkansas snapped a 17-game Southeastern Conference losing streak with a 17-0 win over LSU (No. 17 CFP, No. 20 AP) on Saturday night.

The conference win is the first for the Razorbacks (5-5, 1-5 SEC) since 2012, and its coach Bret Bielema's first SEC win after 13 straight losses.

Arkansas' shutout is the school's first since a 20-0 win over Utah State in 2006, and it's the first in an SEC game since 2002 against South Carolina.

Jonathan Williams and Alex Collins ran for touchdowns for the Razorbacks, who held the Tigers (7-4, 3-4, No. 17 CFP) to 36 yards rushing on 32 attempts.

The loss is the second straight for LSU. It's only the second time it has lost back-to-back games under coach Les Miles.


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After a number of heartbreaking losses, Razorbacks coach Bret Bielema finally got his first SEC win as Arkansas took the Golden Boot.

4Q ARK End of 4th Quarter

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End of 4th Quarter
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Anthony Jennings sacked by Deatrich Wise Jr. for a loss of 6 yards to the LSU 30
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Anthony Jennings sacked by Deatrich Wise Jr. and Mitchell Loewen for a loss of 15 yards to the LSU 5
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Anthony Jennings run for 8 yds to the Ark 19 Anthony Jennings fumbled, forced by Martrell Spaight, recovered by Ark Darius Philon
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Alex Collins run for 5 yds for a TD
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Brandon Allen pass complete to Keon Hatcher for 14 yds to the LSU 14 for a 1ST down
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Brandon Allen pass complete to AJ Derby for 13 yds to the LSU 27 for a 1ST down

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