Clemson moves up in latest AP Poll


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Clemson moves up in latest AP Poll

Clemson (7-0, 4-0 ACC) moved up one spot to the #3 ranking with 1,382 points in the latest AP Poll released on Sunday afternoon.

The Tigers had a bye week to rest up for their road matchup with #12 Florida State on Saturday night. Clemson is currently a three-point road favorite with the Vegas odds that were released on Sunday afternoon.

Clemson defeated North Carolina State 24-17 in overtime last Saturday in Death Valley.

In other action, #1 Alabama beat Texas A&M 33-14 while Ohio State was shocked with a late blocked field goal by Penn State in a 24-21 loss. Michigan dominated Illinois 41-8 as the Wolverines held their opponent scoreless until the fourth quarter. Washington defeated Oregon State 41-17 as the Beavers never threatened with an upset.

Houston, Arkansas, Mississippi fell out of the poll. For the first time since the end of the 2011 season, Penn State is ranked in the poll at #24.

Five ACC schools were ranked in the Top 25 AP Poll with #3 Clemson, #5 Louisville, #12 Florida State, #21 North Carolina, and #25 Virginia Tech.

Latest AP Poll

1. Alabama

2. Michigan

3. Clemson

4. Washington

5. Louisville

6. Ohio State

7. Nebraska

8. Baylor

9. Texas A&M

10. West Virginia

11. Wisconsin

12. Florida State

13. Boise State

14. Florida

15. Auburn

16. Oklahoma

17. Utah

18. Tennessee

19. LSU

20. Western Michigan

21. North Carolina

22. Navy

23. Colorado

24. Penn State

25. Virginia Tech

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