Clemson stays in Top 3 of latest Coaches Poll


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Clemson stays in Top 3 of latest Coaches Poll

Clemson (7-0, 4-0 ACC) stayed at the #3 ranking in the latest Amway Coaches Poll on Sunday afternoon after the Tigers defeated North Carolina State 24-17 in overtime on Saturday in Death Valley.

It was the Tigers' 13th straight ACC win and quarterback Deshaun Watson set a Clemson record for completions in the game with 39.

Alabama remained at #1 with their 49-10 domination of Tennessee and Ohio State remained at the #2 ranking with their 30-23 win against Wisconsin.

#21 North Carolina, #24 Auburn, #25 Navy were added to the Top 25 rankings while Virginia Tech, Miami (Fla.), and Arizona State fell out of the poll.

The biggest riser in the rankings was North Carolina that jumped up nine spots to #21 while Ole Miss had the most significant drop sliding down nine spots to #22.

Latest Coaches Poll

1 Alabama 7-0 1597 61 1 0 1/1
2 Ohio State 6-0 1524 2 2 0 2/5
3 Clemson 7-0 1432 1 3 0 2/3
4 Michigan 6-0 1413 0 4 0 4/8
5 Washington 6-0 1366 0 5 0 5/18
6 Texas A&M 6-0 1287 0 6 0 6/NR
7 Louisville 5-1 1207 0 7 0 4/23
8 Baylor 6-0 1130 0 8 0 8/21
9 Nebraska 6-0 1114 0 9 0 9/NR
10 Wisconsin 4-2 874 0 10 0 8/NR
11 Houston 6-1 841 0 12 1 5/13
12 Florida 5-1 830 0 14 2 14/25
13 West Virginia 5-0 781 0 18 5 18/NR
14 Boise State 6-0 772 0 15 1 15/NR
15 Florida State 5-2 709 0 16 1 2/21
16 Oklahoma 4-2 600 0 20 4 3/NR
17 Arkansas 5-2 570 0 22 5 17/NR
18 Utah 6-1 538 0 21 3 18/NR
19 Tennessee 5-2 457 0 11 -8 9/15
20 Western Michigan 7-0 317 0 23 3 23/NR
21 North Carolina 5-2 250 0 30 9 16/NR
22 Mississippi 3-3 182 0 13 -9 12/21
23 Louisiana State 4-2 176 0 25 2 6/NR
24 Auburn 4-2 156 0 26 2 –
25 Navy 4-1 133 0 28 3 –

No. 17 Miami (Fla.), No. 19 Virginia Tech, No. 24 Arizona State.

Others Receiving Votes

Colorado 121; South Florida 108; Miami (Fla.) 74; Oklahoma State 51; Washington State 49; Virginia Tech 37; North Carolina State 18; Stanford 16; Memphis 14; San Diego State 13; Troy 10; Pittsburgh 7; Southern California 6; TCU 6; Arizona State 6; Iowa 4; Appalachian State 2; Brigham Young 1; Tulsa 1.

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