Tigers Dropped from Top 25 Polls


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CLEMSON -- After a triple overtime loss to Miami, Clemson falls out of both the AP Top 25 and the USA Today Top 25. Previously the Tigers were ranked No. 20 by the Associated Press and No. 23 by the USA Today Coaches' Poll.


AP Poll

1. USC (57) 		2-0 1,617 
2. Texas (8) 		3-0 1,564 
3. LSU 			1-0 1,437 
4. Virginia Tech 	3-0 1,406 
5. Florida 		3-0 1,372 
6. Florida State 	3-0 1,246 
7. Georgia 		3-0 1,235 
8. Ohio State 		2-1 1,127 
9. Louisville 		2-0 1,096 
10. Tennessee 		1-1 929 
11. Purdue 		2-0 916 
12. Miami 		1-1 901 
13. California 		3-0 739 
14. Michigan 		2-1 702 
15. Georgia Tech 	3-0 699 
16. Notre Dame 		2-1 609 
17. Michigan State 	3-0 500 
18. Arizona State 	2-1 480 
19. Texas Tech 		2-0 416 
20. Alabama 		3-0 298 
21. Iowa 		2-1 282 
22. Iowa State 		2-0 245 
23. Virginia 		2-0 221 
24. Oregon 		3-0 201 
25. UCLA 		3-0 185 


OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES

Clemson 177, Boston College 150, Auburn 89, Wisconsin 76, Minnesota 51, TEXAS AM 50, Colorado 35, West Virginia 23, Penn State 14, Fresno State 8, Toledo 6, N.C. State 6, UTEP 6, Vanderbilt 6, Utah 5.



DROPPED FROM RANKINGS

Boston College 17, Clemson 20, Oklahoma 21, Fresno State 23.



USA Today Coaches' Poll


1. So California (60) 	2-0 1,548 1 
2. Texas (2)  		3-0 1,483 2 
3. LSU 			1-0 1,364 3 
4. Virginia Tech 	3-0 1,350 4 (tie) 
5. Florida 		3-0 1,292 7 
6. Georgia 		3-0 1,240 6 
7. Florida State 	3-0 1,180 8 
8. Louisville 		2-0 1,035 10 
9. Ohio State 		2-1 972 9 
10. Purdue 		2-0 909 11 
11. Tennessee 		1-1 863 4 (tie) 
12. Miami (Fla.) 	1-1 852 13 
13. Michigan 		2-1 736 14 
14. California 		3-0 722 15 
15. Georgia Tech 	3-0 654 18 
16. Texas Tech 		2-0 523 19 
17. Arizona State 	2-1 395 22 
18. Notre Dame 		2-1 385 12 
19. Virginia 		2-0 358 20 
20. Alabama 		3-0 340 24 
21. Iowa 		2-1 277 21 
22. Michigan State  	3-0 256 NR 
23. UCLA 		3-0 232 NR 
24. Wisconsin 		3-0 205 NR 
25. Boston College 	2-1 163 16 



Dropped out

No. 17 Oklahoma (1-2, lost to then-unranked UCLA 41-24), No. 23 Clemson (2-1, lost to then-No. 13 Miami, Fla. 36-30 3OT), No. 25 Fresno State (1-1, lost to Oregon 37-34).



Others receiving votes

Oregon (3-0) 152; Minnesota (3-0) 130; Auburn (2-1) 117; Clemson (2-1) 87; Iowa State (2-0) 87; Penn State (3-0) 49; West Virginia (3-0) 44; Colorado (2-0) 37; North Carolina State (1-1) 25; Texas A&M (1-1) 22; Toledo (3-0) 15; New Mexico (3-0) 9; Utah (2-1) 9; Texas-El Paso (2-0) 8; Vanderbilt (3-0) 8; Fresno State (1-1) 7; Oklahoma (1-2) 4; Bowling Green (1-1) 3; Wyoming (2-1) 2; Air Force (2-1) 1.

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