Clemson moves spot in new-look AP Top 10


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Clemson avoided an upset-filled week with its bye.
Clemson avoided an upset-filled week with its bye.

Clemson moved up after a week off where four Associated Press top-10 teams and eight top-25 teams total were upset.

The only team ahead of Clemson to lose went down hard - Georgia taking a 20-point loss at LSU, slotting the ACC Tigers up to No. 3 in the AP poll Sunday.

The new AP top-10 is Alabama then Ohio State, Clemson, Notre Dame, LSU, Michigan, Texas, Georgia, Oklahoma and UCF.

The Tigers (6-0, 3-0 ACC) return to action at 3:30 p.m. Saturday versus also-undefeated and No. 16 NC State (5-0, 2-0) in Memorial Stadium (ESPN).

AP Poll - 10/14

1. Alabama (60 first-place votes)

2. Ohio State (1)

3. Clemson

4. Notre Dame

5. LSU

6. Michigan

7. Texas

8. Georgia

9. Oklahoma

10. UCF

11. Florida

12. Oregon

13. West Virginia

14. Kentucky

15. Washington

16. NC State

17. Texas A&M

18. Penn State

19. Iowa

20. Cincinnati

21. South Florida

22. Mississippi State

23. Wisconsin

24. Michigan State

25. Washington State

Others receiving votes: Stanford 71, San Diego St. 53, Southern Cal 53, Appalachian St. 51, Colorado 49, Utah St. 38, Miami 38, Utah 33, Duke 17, Texas Tech 8, Fresno St. 7, Houston 3, Maryland 2, Virginia 2.

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