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MULE': Preseason rankings are useless

Rankings are, of course, an inexact exercise. Preseason rankings, especially those concerning LSU, are virtually worthless.

Thoughts along those lines crossed my mind as I read last week that, for the first time, the Tigers are ranked second in the coaches' preseason poll.   Strictly speaking that is true. But you have to be careful about these things. Poll cats have a way of muddying what on the surface can seem like clear waters.   The Tigers never quite seem to live up to – or down to – the level that... Recommended Stories

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