OSU ranked ahead of Clemson in ESPN's FPI rankings


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Bryant has been impressive this season
Bryant has been impressive this season

Clemson moved up one spot to a ranking of No. 3 in the nation behind Alabama and Ohio State in the 2017 rankings of the ESPN Football Power Index.

ESPN's Football Power Index (FPI) is a measure of team strength that is meant to be the best predictor of a team's performance for a season. FPI represents how many points above or below average a team is, and projected results are based on 10,000 simulations of the rest of the season using FPI, results to date, and the remaining schedule.

The top 10 in the rankings were Alabama, Ohio State, Clemson, Penn State, Washington, Oklahoma, Georgia, Wisconsin, Auburn, and Notre Dame.

Florida State is ranked No. 14 despite having a 1-3 record on the season. However, a 6-0 Washington State team is rated only at No. 18 overall.

Clemson's in-state rival South Carolina is ranked No. 35 in the rankings.

The index was updated on Monday to include several different interesting projections.

The Tigers were given a 55.0% to win the ACC conference and a 28.6% to go undefeated according to the projections. Clemson was projected to also have an 11.7 win season with 1.0 losses with a remaining strength of schedule of #33 overall.

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ninetytwotiger®
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lhaselden
spacer Somebody cannot see the forest for the trees...common sense
tigeron®
spacer That verifies the FPI's credibility.***
ClemsonTiger1988®
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Dugatiger®
spacer Need more games for it to be useful yet.***
soccerkrzy®
spacer True.
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7173TIGER®
spacer Let them play games with their formulas.
CootSmackdown16®
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Dugatiger®
spacer It's the same formula they use for Heisman trophy.
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winningmachine
spacer this actually makes total sense
tigerfan5377
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Dugatiger®
spacer total NONsense***
tigeron®
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Razorpaws
spacer just proves that FPI rankings are subjective***
TIGERCOOK®
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athiii®
spacer FPI has a point....
Tiger4Life_47
spacer FPI has a point...that is completely wrong...***
tigeron®
spacer no the fpi is supposed to predict
Neal in NC®
spacer Oklahoma State's offense is pretty good.***
clemchem®
spacer They need to throw that
tigerrh
spacer FPI is garbage
flyslyw
spacer They're ahead of us in S&P+ (#1 now actually) too
TigersAndCubs
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ddclemson
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djones73
spacer If we played them, would we have our third stringers in
4thandgoal
spacer Yeah, but could we win more than five out of ten?***
ClemsonTiger1988®
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brandbddy
spacer Chicka-boom, chicka-boom...
ClemsonTiger1988®
spacer ESPN's FPI rankings are meaningless....
BigCUFan®
spacer If it was truly self-serving they would use them instead
TigersAndCubs
spacer 31-0***
ClemsonSCTiger
spacer Are we gonna have to shut them out again in the playoff?
huskarl
spacer Thats fine..as long as we get to play them in the semi final***
El Tigre 1
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erm1981
spacer In other news...
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Tigerdug23®
spacer Between this and Finebaum's comments...
Prime T. Tiger
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76er®
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