Clemson moves up in Coaches Poll


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Clemson moves up in Coaches Poll

The bye week shined favorably on Dabo Swinney’s Tigers in a week where five top-10 teams in the Coaches Poll were upset.

One of those teams went down ahead of Clemson in the rankings, with Georgia taking a 20-point loss at LSU, which moved the Tigers up to No. 3 for the Coaches Sunday.

The complete new top-10 is Alabama then Ohio State, Clemson, Notre Dame, LSU, Georgia, Michigan, Texas, Central Florida and Oklahoma.

Miami being upset at Virginia leaves only two ACC teams in the rankings, with Clemson joined by upcoming home opponent and No. 15 NC State (3:30 p.m., ESPN).

USA TODAY Top 25 - 10/14

RANK TEAM RECORD
1 Alabama 7-0 (61 first-place votes)
2 Ohio State 7-0 (1)
3 Clemson 6-0 (2)
4 Notre Dame 7-0
5 Louisiana State 6-1
6 Georgia 6-1
7 Michigan 6-1
8 Texas 6-1
9 Central Florida 6-0
10 Oklahoma 5-1
11 Oregon 5-1
12 Florida 6-1
13 West Virginia 5-1
14 Washington 5-2
15 NC State 5-0
16 Penn State 4-2
17 Kentucky 5-1
18 Texas A&M 5-2
19 Wisconsin 4-2
20 South Florida 6-0
21 Cincinnati 6-0
22 Iowa 5-1
23 Washington State 5-1
24 Stanford 4-2
25 Colorado 5-1

Schools Dropped Out
No. 15 Miami, No. 21 Auburn.

Others Receiving Votes
Miami 124; Mississippi State 110; Michigan State 98; San Diego State 71; Duke 60; Appalachian State 55; Utah State 33; Utah 32; Southern California 25; Houston 7; Fresno State 6; South Carolina 5; Virginia 4; Auburn 4; Army 4; Iowa State 3; Virginia Tech 3; North Texas 3; Texas Tech 1; Buffalo 1; Boston College 1; UAB 1.

List of Voters
The Amway Board of Coaches is made up of 65 head coaches at Bowl Subdivision schools. All are members of the American Football Coaches Association. The board for the 2018 season: Blake Anderson, Arkansas State; Major Applewhite, Houston; Dino Babers, Syracuse; Mike Bloomgren, Rice; John Bonamego, Central Michigan; Terry Bowden, Akron; Jeff Brohm, Purdue; Neal Brown, Troy; Troy Calhoun, Air Force; Rod Carey, Northern Illinois; Bill Clark, Alabama-Birmingham; Dave Clawson, Wake Forest; Geoff Collins, Temple; David Cutcliffe, Duke; Mark Dantonio, Michigan State; Bob Davie, New Mexico; Butch Davis, Florida International; Dana Dimel, Texas-El Paso; DJ Durkin, Maryland; Herm Edwards, Arizona State; Luke Fickell, Cincinnati; Jimbo Fisher, Texas A&M; P.J. Fleck, Minnesota; James Franklin, Penn State; Willie Fritz, Tulane; Scott Frost, Nebraska; Justin Fuente, Virginia Tech; Turner Gill, Liberty; Mike Gundy, Oklahoma State; Bryan Harsin, Boise State; Clay Helton, Southern California; Tom Herman, Texas; Dana Holgorsen, West Virginia; Mike Jinks, Bowling Green; Kliff Kingsbury, Texas Tech; Brad Lambert, Charlotte; Mike Leach, Washington State; Lance Leipold, Buffalo; Tim Lester, Western Michigan; Seth Littrell, North Texas; Rocky Long, San Diego State; Chad Lunsford, Georgia Southern; Mike MacIntyre, Colorado; Gus Malzahn, Auburn; Doug Martin, New Mexico State; Urban Meyer, Ohio State; Jeff Monken, Army; Dan Mullen, Florida; Pat Narduzzi, Pittsburgh; Ken Niumatalolo, Navy; Jay Norvell, Nevada; Barry Odom, Missouri; Ed Orgeron, LSU; Gary Patterson, TCU; Chris Petersen, Washington; Bobby Petrino, Louisville; Nick Saban, Alabama; Scott Satterfield, Appalachian State; Kirby Smart, Georgia; Rick Stockstill, Middle Tennessee; Charlie Strong, South Florida; Dabo Swinney, Clemson; Jeff Tedford, Fresno State; Kyle Whittingham, Utah; Everett Withers, Texas State.

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