The Tigers extended their school-record home win streak to 18 games on Saturday with a 59-0 win over SC State in Death Valley. At the request of the officials, the second half was shortened to 12-minute quarters after a 45-0 Clemson halftime lead. Deshaun Watson played sparingly in the first half only, as he and the offense were hitting on all cylinders from the opening possession. http://www.scout.com/college/clemson/story/1707742-taking-care-of-business
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Not surprisingly, the Tigers were jumped in the Coaches Poll by Ohio State, who dispatched Oklahoma with ease on Saturday night in Norman. Louisville also had a dominant win over FSU, and the Cardinals joined the Buckeyes ahead of Clemson in the AP Poll, along with #1 Alabama and #4 Michigan. The one head-scratcher in the AP Top Five is Michigan, which has not played a decent team yet and hasn't beaten a decent team going all the way to last season. The Wolverines, in fact, trailed bottom-dweller Colorado at home 21-0 on Saturday before rallying to a win.
Clemson has the longest active streak in the AP Top-Five at 12 consecutive weeks. Alabama is second at 10 weeks. Click on the links below to view Sunday's Polls.
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