Clemson jumps up in latest Coaches Poll


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Watson and Gallman should be celebrating after a big-time victory
Watson and Gallman should be celebrating after a big-time victory

Clemson (5-0, 0-0 ACC) jumped up two spots to the #3 ranking in the latest Coaches Poll on Sunday after the Tigers defeated Louisville 42-36 in a hard-fought battle on Saturday night in Death Valley.

The biggest rise in the rankings was Colorado that skyrocketed up 14 spots to 23rd while Florida State fell the most spots to a 21st ranking from 12th.

ACC has three teams in the top 10 with Clemson (#3), Louisville (#8), and Miami (#10).

1 Alabama 5-0 1544 57 1 0 1/1
2 Ohio State 4-0 1474 3 2 0 2/5
3 Clemson 5-0 1437 2 3 0 2/3
4 Michigan 5-0 1348 0 5 1 5/8
5 Houston 5-0 1256 0 7 2 7/13
6 Washington 5-0 1250 0 9 3 9/18
7 Texas A&M 5-0 1132 0 10 3 10/NR
8 Louisville 4-1 1105 0 4 -4 4/23
9 Tennessee 5-0 1101 0 11 2 10/15
10 Miami 4-0 902 0 14 4 14/NR
11 Baylor 5-0 876 0 13 2 13/21
12 Nebraska 5-0 860 0 15 3 15/NR
13 Wisconsin 4-1 844 0 8 -5 8/NR
14 Mississippi 3-2 671 0 17 3 12/21
15 Stanford 3-1 635 0 6 -9 5/7
16 North Carolina 4-1 587 0 23 7 20/NR
17 Arkansas 4-1 525 0 22 5 18/NR
18 Florida 4-1 490 0 21 3 16/25
19 Boise State 4-0 341 0 27 8 –
20 West Virginia 4-0 309 0 30 10 –
21 Florida State 3-2 257 0 12 -9 2/14
22 Oklahoma 2-2 228 0 29 7 3/NR
23 Colorado 4-1 144 0 37 14 –
24 Utah 4-1 117 0 18 -6 18/NR
25 Western Michigan 5-0 86 0 32 7 –
*Hi/Low Rankings

Schools Dropped Out

No. 16 Michigan State, No. 19 TCU, No. 20 Georgia, No. 24 San Diego State, No. 25 Texas.

Others Receiving Votes

LSU 77; Michigan State 71; Maryland 70; Georgia 65; Air Force 59; UCLA 50; Virginia Tech 50; Oklahoma State 43; TCU 32; South Florida 24; Arizona State 23; Auburn 21; Texas Tech 11; San Diego State 10; California 7; Indiana 3; Troy 3; South Alabama 2; Southern California 2; Minnesota 2; Southern Mississippi 2; Middle Tennessee 1; Eastern Michigan 1; Appalachian State 1; Wake Forest 1.

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