Clemson in Top 5 of ESPN's CFB Power Rankings

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ESPN has released its College Football Power Rankings for Week 8 and Clemson is ranked #5 overall with 277 points.

This is a two-spot slide from last's week ESPN power rankings of #3.

"Quietly, Clemson is just strolling along through the ACC," ESPN stated. "Thanks to Deshaun WatsonDeshaun Watson
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's 420 yards and three touchdowns, the Tigers became the first team this season to score more than 14 on Boston College with a 34-17 romp."

Here is a breakdown of how the thirteen ESPN analysts voted for Clemson:

Kevin Carter - Clemson #5
Butch Davis - Clemson #5
Heather Dinich - Clemson #4
Brad Edwards - Clemson #6
Chris Fallica - Clemson #6
Rod Gilmore - Clemson #7
Travis Haney - Clemson #2
Danny Kanell - Clemson #3
Chris Low - Clemson #5
Ivan Maisel - Clemson #7
Ryan McGee - Clemson #3
Adam Rittenberg - Clemson #3
Mark Schlabach - Clemson #5

The Top 10 power rankings included Baylor, Ohio State, Utah, LSU, Clemson, TCU, Alabama, Michigan State, Florida State and Stanford.

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