Clemson ranked #1 in latest AP Poll


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Clemson is 10-0 for the first time since 1981

Clemson (10-0, 7-0) stayed #1 in the rankings in the latest AP Poll on Sunday after a 37-27 road victory over Syracuse on Saturday afternoon.

Clemson was ranked first in the USA Today Amway Coaches Poll on Sunday, one spot higher than it was last week.

The Tigers are 10-0 for the third time (1948 and 1981) in school history, and Clemson's win in the Carrier Dome clinched a fifth straight season with at least ten wins for the Tigers.

Clemson has won 19 of its last 20 games which is the best 20-game streak since the 1938-40 era.

Eight of the 24 ranked teams in the Top 25 lost, including 4 in the Top 10 in Baylor, Stanford, LSU and Stanford.

AP Poll
1. Clemson (34) 1,496
2. Ohio State (2) 1,460
3. Alabama (4) 1,424
4. Oklahoma State 1,301
5. Notre Dame 1,286
6. Iowa
7. Oklahoma
8. Florida
9. Michigan State
10. Baylor
11. TCU
12. North Carolina
13. Houston
14. Michigan
15. Stanford
16. Florida State
17. LSU
18. Utah
19. Navy
20. Northwestern
21. Wisconsin
22. USC
23. Oregon
24. Washington State
25. Ole Miss

Others Receiving Votes:
Toledo 39, Arkansas 35, Memphis 32, Mississippi St. 25, UCLA 18, Pittsburgh 15, Temple 13, Georgia 8, Texas A&M 8, Bowling Green 4, W. Kentucky 4, Air Force 1, Arkansas St. 1

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