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LSU held on for a home win against Syracuse and moved up a spot in the SEC Country Power Poll.

2017 SEC Country Power Poll: Where LSU is ranked (Week 4)

Alex Hickey

LSU’s win over Syracuse wasn’t the most aesthetically pleasing football game.

Although the Tigers earned a 35-26 victory, far more questions than answers remain for the team at this point. Still, LSU (3-1, 0-1) moved up one spot in this week’s SEC Country Power Poll.

LSU inched up to No. 6 in the poll from last week, benefiting mostly from Vanderbilt falling hard after a 59-0 waxing at the hands of Alabama. The Crimson Tide remain a unanimous No. 1, as they have been all season.

Though the poll places LSU at sixth in the conference, it remains far too early to tell where the Tigers actually stack up. For pessimists, the glass seems more than half empty. LSU’s lone SEC game was a 37-7 loss to Mississippi State, which was subsequently routed 31-3 by Georgia.

LSU has one last nonconference game against Troy on Saturday. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. ET (6 p.m. CT) at Tiger Stadium. The game will be televised on ESPNU. Troy (3-1) is coming off a 22-17 win over Akron.

The Tigers play at Florida in two weeks. The Gators are rated No. 4 in the SEC Country Power Poll after improbable last-minute wins over Tennessee and Kentucky.

The SEC Country Power Poll is voted on by 27 media members who cover the league. Check back here every Sunday for the latest installment of the SEC Country Power Poll.

Your Week 4 Power Poll rankings

Results are below:

1Alabama (11 - 1)35127111
2Georgia (12 - 1)3240222
3Auburn (10 - 3)2910435
4Florida (4 - 7)2570537
5Mississippi State (8 - 4)2420338
6LSU (9 - 3)19607410
7Kentucky (7 - 5)18108511
8Texas A&M (7 - 5)151012514
9Vanderbilt (5 - 7)11506513
10Tennessee (4 - 8)11109513
11South Carolina (8 - 4)101010813
12Arkansas (4 - 8)78011413
13Ole Miss (6 - 6)54013914
14Missouri (7 - 5)50141014

This week's voters:

Alex Hickey (SEC Country)
Alex Martin Smith (SEC Country)
Andrew Astleford (SEC Country)
Ben Wolk (SEC Country)
Blake Morgan
Brandon Walker (SEC Country)
Chip Towers (DawgNation)
Chris Kirschner (SEC Country)
Christopher Walsh (SEC Country)
Eric Bolin (SEC Country)
Hale McGranahan (SEC Country)
Joe Mussatto (SEC Country)
Jordan Mcpherson (SEC Country)
Justin Ferguson (SEC Country)
Ken Bradley (SEC Country)
Kyle Tucker (SEC Country)
Marq Burnett (SEC Country)
Mike Bambach
Mike Griffith (SEC Country)
Nick Suss
Pete Scantlebury
Ryan Young
Sam Spiegelman
Seth Emerson (DawgNation)
Thomas Neumann (SEC Country)
Trent Shadid (SEC Country)
Zach Abolverdi (SEC Country)