Tigers gain two spots in AP, Coaches


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Clemson -- Coming off its 26-19 season-opening victory over Auburn, the Clemson football team moved up to No. 12 in the AP Top 25 released on Tuesday. The Tigers (1-0) were also ranked No. 12 in the USA Today Coaches' Poll.

The AP Top 25

Team (First-Place Votes), Recor, Points, Previous
1. Alabama (45) 1-0 1,481 2
2. USC (11) 1-0 1,435 1
3. LSU (4) 1-0 1,382 3
4. Oregon 1-0 1,295 5
5. Oklahoma 1-0 1,170 4
6. Florida St. 1-0 1,135 7
7. Georgia 1-0 1,083 6
8. Arkansas 1-0 992 10
9. South Carolina 1-0 980 9
9. West Virginia 1-0 980 11
11. Michigan St. 1-0 915 13
12. Clemson 1-0 788 14
13. Wisconsin 1-0 664 12
14. Ohio St. 1-0 634 18
15. Virginia Tech 1-0 604 16
16. Nebraska 1-0 603 17
17. Texas 1-0 584 15
18. Oklahoma St. 1-0 558 19
19. Michigan 0-1 446 8
20. TCU 0-0 355 20
21. Kansas St. 1-0 339 22
22. Notre Dame 1-0 198 NR
23. Louisville 1-0 190 25
24. Florida 1-0 145 23
25. Stanford 1-0 131 21

Others receiving votes: Boise St. 79, Tennessee 73, BYU 63, North Carolina 48, Baylor 38, Utah 34, Washington 15, Georgia Tech 14, Ohio 10, Texas St. 10, Missouri 7, South Florida 5, Texas A&M 5, UCF 4, Auburn 3, Mississippi St. 3, Cincinnati 2.

USA Today Coaches' Poll

Rank , Team (first-place votes), Record, Points , Last week
1. Alabama (37), 1-0, 1,447, 2
2. USC (14), 1-0, 1,398, 3
3. LSU (7), 1-0, 1,375, 1
4. Oregon (1), 1-0, 1,286, 5
5. Oklahoma, 1-0, 1,171, 4
6. Florida State, 1-0, 1,144, 7
7. Georgia, 1-0, 1,092, 6
8. West Virginia, 1-0, 1,032, 11
9. South Carolina, 1-0, 943, 9
10. Arkansas, 1-0, 929, 10
11. Michigan State , 1-0, 868, 13
12. Clemson, 1-0, 826, 14
13. Wisconsin, 1-0, 719, 12
14. Nebraska, 1-0, 652, 16
15. Texas, 1-0, 600, 15
16. Oklahoma State , 1-0, 595, 19
17. TCU, 0-0, 479, 17
18. Virginia Tech, 1-0, 476, 20
19. Michigan, 0-1, 427, 8
20. Kansas State , 1-0, 414, 21
21. Stanford, 1-0, 324, 18
22. Notre Dame , 1-0, 252, 24
23. Florida, 1-0, 204, 23
24. Louisville, 1-0, 109, NR
25. Boise State , 0-1, 82, 22

Dropped out: No. 25 Auburn (0-1).
Others receiving votes: Washington 55; Brigham Young 41; Baylor 39; Tennessee 29; Utah 20; Auburn 18; Georgia Tech 16; Missouri 16; Texas A&M 13; South Florida 12; Central Florida 11; Ohio 11; Cincinnati 10; Mississippi State 10; Virginia 7; Arizona 6; Louisiana Tech 6; Nevada 5; Vanderbilt 3; Northwestern 1; Rutgers 1; Texas Tech 1.

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