Clemson moves up in AP Poll


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Two top-5 teams went down over the weekend and Clemson moved up.
Two top-5 teams went down over the weekend and Clemson moved up.

Two top-5 teams fell over the weekend and Clemson saw a move up in the new Associated Press top-25 on Sunday.

The AP trend had been downward for Dabo Swinney's Tigers, seeing a gradual fall from preseason No. 1 to as low as No. 4, but Alabama's loss at No. 1 LSU (1,542 points) guided both Ohio State (2; 1,480) and Clemson (3; 1,441) moving up, with the Crimson Tide (1,312) and Georgia (1,267) rounding out the new top-5.

Another big mover included unbeaten Minnesota, up to No. 7 from No. 13 after toppling previous-No. 5 Penn State at home on Saturday.

AP Top 25 - 11/10

RANK TEAM PV RANK CONFERENCE POINTS

1 LSU (9-0) 1 SEC 1,542

2 Ohio State (9-0) 3 Big Ten 1,480

3 Clemson (10-0) 4 ACC 1,441

4 Alabama (8-1) 2 SEC 1,312

5 Georgia (8-1) 6 SEC 1,267

6 Oregon (8-1) 7 Pac-12 1,224

7 Minnesota (9-0) 13 Big Ten 1,164

8 Utah (8-1) 8 Pac-12 1,099

9 Penn State (8-1) 5 Big Ten 1,003

10 Oklahoma (8-1) 9 Big 12 1,000

11 Florida (8-2) 10 SEC 934

12 Baylor (9-0) 11 Big 12 932

13 Auburn (7-2) 12 SEC 871

14 Michigan (7-2) 14 Big Ten 744

15 Wisconsin (7-2) 16 Big Ten 657

16 Notre Dame (7-2) 15 IA Independents 593

17 Cincinnati (8-1) 17 American Athletic 567

18 Memphis (8-1) 19 American Athletic 510

19 Boise State (8-1) 21 Mountain West 371

20 SMU (9-1) 23 American Athletic 346

21 Navy (7-1) 25 American Athletic 228

22 Texas (6-3) Big 12 199

23 Iowa (6-3) 18 Big Ten 197

24 Indiana (7-2) Big Ten 108

25 Oklahoma State (6-3) Big 12 77

Others receiving votes:

Appalachian State 73, Kansas State 67, Texas A&M 42, Wake Forest 38, Louisiana Tech 25, Virginia 12, San Diego State 7, Iowa State 4, Virginia Tech 4, Washington 3, Pittsburgh 2, UCF 2, Air Force 2, USC 1, Illinois 1

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