Tigers Hold Firm at No. 12

Clemson remains the No. 12 team in the nation in both major polls after defeating Temple, 63-9.

USA TODAY TOP 25

Rank
Team
Record
Points
Last week's rank
1.
Ohio State (63)
7-0
1,575
1
2.
Southern California
6-0
1,476
2
3.
Michigan
7-0
1,430
5
4.
West Virginia
6-0
1,411
4
5.
Texas
6-1
1,314
6
6.
Louisville
6-0
1,205
7
7.
Auburn
6-1
1,122
10
8.
Notre Dame
5-1
1,068
8
9.
Tennessee
5-1
1,060
9
10.
Florida
6-1
1,045
3
11.
California
6-1
981
11
12.

Clemson

6-1
896
12
13.
Georgia Tech
5-1
703
15
14.
LSU
5-2
682
16
15.

Oregon

5-1
660
18
16.
Nebraska
6-1
596
20
17.

Boise State

6-0
575
19
18.
Arkansas
5-1
532
23
19.
Rutgers
6-0
415
24
20.
Oklahoma
4-2
354
22
21.

Boston College

5-1
321
25
22.
Wisconsin
6-1
288
NR
23.
Iowa
5-2
172
13
24.

Georgia

5-2
139
14
25.
Texas A&M
6-1
111
NR

 

Dropped out


No. 17 Virginia Tech (4-2, lost to then-No. 25 Boston College 22-3), No. 21 Missouri (6-1, lost to then-unranked Texas A&M 25-19).

 

Others receiving votes


Pittsburgh (6-1) 105; Missouri (6-1) 89; Wake Forest (6-1) 59; Florida State (4-2) 42; Virginia Tech (4-2) 22; Miami (Fla.) (4-2) 15; South Carolina (4-2) 4; Hawaii (4-2) 3; Penn State (4-3) 3; Alabama (5-2) 1; Brigham Young (4-2) 1.


CUTigers.com Top Stories