Tigers Move Into Top 15 in Football Polls


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CLEMSON -- Clemson continues to move up both the AP and USA Today Coaches poll after its win 51-0 rout of La. Tech on Saturday. Clemson is ranked 15th by the Associated Press and USA Today coaches according to the polls released on Sunday, October 1. Clemson has now been ranked in the top 25 of the AP poll for nine of the last ten polls. The Tigers finished 21st in the final poll of both AP and USA Today last year.


Rk  Team (first-place)          Rec Pts  Last 
1. Ohio State (62) 		5-0 1,574 1 
2. Southern California (0)  	4-0 1,475 2 
3. Auburn (1)  			5-0 1,418 3 
4. West Virginia 		4-0 1,366 4 
5. Florida 			5-0 1,309 5 
6. Michigan 			5-0 1,277 6 
7. Texas 			4-1 1,178 7 
8. Louisville 			4-0 1,140 8 
9. Georgia 			5-0 1,039 9 
10. LSU 			4-1 1,038 10 (tie) 
11. Oregon 			4-0 946   12 
12. Notre Dame 			4-1 851   14 
13. Oklahoma 			3-1 706   16 
14. Tennessee 			4-1 673   18 
15. Clemson 			4-1 657   19 
16. Florida State 		3-1 601   17 
17. California 			4-1 588   20 
18. Virginia Tech 		4-1 421   10 (tie) 
19. Iowa 			4-1 418   13 
20. Georgia Tech 		4-1 347   NR 
21. Boise State 		5-0 344   22 
22. Nebraska 			4-1 326   21 
23. Rutgers 			5-0 192   23 
24. Texas Tech 			4-1 141   24 
25. Missouri 			5-0 136   NR 


Dropped out

No. 15 TCU (3-1, lost to Brigham Young 31-17), No. 25 Boston College (4-1, beat Maine 22-0).




Others receiving votes

TCU (3-1) 92; Boston College (4-1) 88; Penn State (3-2) 29; Arkansas (3-1) 23; Wake Forest (5-0) 16; Washington (4-1) 14; Purdue (4-1) 13; Miami (Fla.) (2-2) 11; Wisconsin (4-1) 11; Brigham Young (3-2) 6; Texas A&M (4-1) 6; Pittsburgh (4-1) 2; South Carolina (3-2) 2; UCLA (3-1) 1.



AP Top 25

RK TEAM 		REC PTS LAST 
1 Ohio St.  (62) 	5-0 1622 1 
2 Auburn  (1)  		5-0 1498 2 
3 Southern Cal  	4-0 1470 3 
4 West Virginia  (2)  	4-0 1395 4 
5 Florida  		5-0 1393 5 
6 Michigan  		5-0 1342 6 
7 Texas  		4-1 1204 7 
8 Louisville  		4-0 1165 8 
9 LSU  			4-1 1157 9 
10 Georgia  		5-0 968 10 
11 Oregon  		4-0 946 14 
12 Notre Dame  		4-1 921 12 
13 Tennessee  		4-1 824 15 
14 Oklahoma  		3-1 735 16 
15 Clemson  		4-1 689 18 
16 California  		4-1 633 20 
17 Florida St.  	3-1 548 19 
18 Georgia Tech  	4-1 539 24 
19 Iowa  		4-1 444 13 
20 Boise St.  		5-0 353 22 
21 Virginia Tech  	4-1 339 11 
22 Nebraska  		4-1 325 21 
23 Missouri  		5-0 208 25 
24 Rutgers  		5-0 178 23 
25 Boston College  	4-1 52  NR 

Others receiving votes: Texas Tech 34, Wake Forest 29, Washington 28, TCU 25, Wisconsin 19, Penn St. 15, Miami 14, UCLA 7, Arkansas 5, Pittsburgh 1.

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