Clemson moves up in Coaches Poll


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Clemson moves up in Coaches Poll

Another chaotic weekend at the top of polls will mean quite the shift for the College Football Playoff Tuesday, as its No. 1 (Georgia), No. 3 (Notre Dame) and No. 6 (TCU) all fell by double-digits on the road.

But with the Coaches Poll No. 1 Alabama holding on at No. 18 Mississippi State, 31-24, the movement wasn’t all that drastic in that ranking Sunday.

Miami vaulted four spots to No. 2 behind the Crimson Tide after rolling Notre Dame, 41-8, with Clemson next at No. 3, Wisconsin falling one spot to No. 4, and Oklahoma rounding out the top-5.

Auburn moved to No. 6, up four spots, after dismantling Georgia, 40-17. The Bulldogs dropped to No. 7.

With Virginia Tech's upset loss at Georgia Tech, they dropped out of the rankings, while NC State rounds out the ACC reps at No. 22.

USA TODAY Top 25 - Nov. 12

RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS
1 Alabama 10-0 1575 (63 first-place votes)
2 Miami 9-0 1465
3 Clemson 9-1 1406
4 Wisconsin 10-0 1395
5 Oklahoma 9-1 1386
6 Auburn 8-2 1250
7 Georgia 9-1 1184
8 Ohio State 8-2 1076
9 Notre Dame 8-2 947
10 Southern California 9-2 917
11 Penn State 8-2 912
12 Central Florida 9-0 910
13 Oklahoma State 8-2 902
14 Texas Christian 8-2 814
15 Washington 8-2 642
16 Washington State 9-2 587
17 Memphis 8-1 509
18 Michigan 8-2 394
19 Mississippi State 7-3 373
20 South Florida 8-1 361
21 Louisiana State 7-3 282
22 NC State 7-3 271
23 Stanford 7-3 206
24 Michigan State 7-3 179
25 West Virginia 7-3 171

Schools Dropped Out
No. 17 Virginia Tech, No. 23 Iowa State.

Others Receiving Votes
Virginia Tech 94; Northwestern 67; Arizona 54; Boise State 40; South Carolina 33; Iowa 16; Kentucky 16; Army 14; San Diego State 11; Iowa State 9; Troy 5; Ohio 2.

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