Clemson Moving On Up

Following an impressive 45-37 win over N.C. State, the Tigers moved up 3 spots in the ESPN/USA Today poll for the 2nd consecutive week. This marks the 25th consecutive week that Clemson has been ranked by the ESPN/USA Today voters. South Carolina fell to #16 following their 3-point loss to Arkansas.

USA Today / ESPN Coaches' Poll 

Rk  Team       Record Pts  Last  
1.  Miami  (48)   5-0 1,481 1 
2.  Oklahoma (11) 6-0 1,440 3 
3.  Nebraska (1)  7-0 1,382 4 
4.  Virginia Tech 6-0 1,279 5 
5.  Oregon        6-0 1,244 6 
6.  UCLA          5-0 1,239 7 
7.  Florida       5-1 1,067 2 
8.  Texas         5-1 1,018 11 
9.  Michigan      5-1 1,009 12 
10.  Fresno State 6-0 979 10 
11.  Tennessee    3-1 806 14 
12.  Washington   4-1 713 8 
13.  BYU          6-0 697 17 
14.  Maryland     6-0 690 20 
15.  Clemson      4-1 636 18 
16.  S Carolina   5-1 587 9 
17.  Colorado     5-1 449 NR 
18.  Wash State   6-0 379 NR 
19.  Georgia      4-1 338 NR 
20.  Northwestern 4-1 320 24 
21.  Auburn       5-1 300 NR 
22.  Florida St   3-2 297 13 
23.  Toledo       5-0 249 23 
24.  Purdue       4-1 227 16 
25.  Georgia Tech 4-2 161 15 

Also receiving votes:

Illinois 126; Michigan State 83; Texas A&M 69; Stanford 52; 
Louisiana State 46; Marshall 21; Oregon State 19; Syracuse 19; 
Louisville 18; Ohio State 15; Kansas State 12; Southern Miss 9; 
Wisconsin 7; Mississippi 6; North Carolina 5; Utah 3; 
Air Force 1; Arkansas 1; Iowa State 1.

Dropped out: 

No. 19 Texas A&M; No. 21 Kansas State; No. 22 Stanford; 
No. 25 Ohio State

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