College Football's 11 Best 11s: Florida Snuffs LSU

BabyTateSenior Writer IOctober 11, 2009

BATON ROUGE, LA - OCTOBER 10:  Emmanuel Moody #21 of the Florida Gators checks out Mike VI, mascot of the Louisiana State University Tigers, during pregame warmups at Tiger Stadium on October 10, 2009 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

The impressive defensive line work by the Florida Gators contributed mightily to the defending national champions remaining as the top team in this week's poll.

Florida's defense held LSU to 63 yards rushing and kept the Tiger passing game in check all night as well.

One may say Florida snuffed out LSU as a pretender to the BCS Trophy. 

The Tigers have the athletes and the desire, but do not yet possess the sufficient offensive sophistication to supplant the Gators as rulers of the SEC.

At this time, Florida is clearly the best team, with the best players, and the best coaching in the entire country. 

The Gators remain in the top spot for yet another week in the 11 Best 11s.


                                   The 11 Best 11s

Ranking This Week                              Ranking Last Week

1. Florida                                               1.

2. Texas                                                 2.

3. Alabama                                            3.

4. Southern California                         5.

5. Ohio State                                         6.

6. Iowa                                                   8.

7. Boise State                                       7.

8. LSU                                                     4.

9. Virginia Tech                                   N/R

10. Miami                                             N/R

11. (TIE) Georgia Tech                      N/R

11. (TIE) Oregon                                N/R

On The Porch: Cincinnati, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oklahoma