Clemson falls out spot in the Coaches poll

Clemson is no longer the #1 team in the country. The Tigers survived at Chapel Hill yesterday 21-20.

 

A close win was enough to bring the tigers down. Alabama is now the #1 team in the latest poll.

Alabama is back at No. 1 with 29 first-place votes. Clemson has more first-place votes (30) but has some lower rankings overall (1,562 points for Alabama; 1,526 for Clemson).Georgia is 3rd followed by Oklahoma and Ohio State .

USA TODAY Poll - 9/29

Rnk Record Pts 1st votes Prev Change Hi/lo

1 Alabama 5-0 1562 29 2 1 2/2

2 Clemson 5-0 1526 30 1 -1 1/1

3 Georgia 4-0 1446 1 3 — 3/3

4 Oklahoma 4-0 1373 0 4 — 4/4

5 Ohio State 5-0 1362 4 6 1 5/6

6 Louisiana State 4-0 1349 0 5 -1 5/6

7 Auburn 5-0 1198 0 7 — 7/16

8 Florida 5-0 1100 0 8 — 8/10

9 Wisconsin 4-0 1097 0 9 — 9/17

10 Notre Dame 3-1 987 0 10 — 7/10

11 Penn State 4-0 978 0 11 — 11/14

12 Texas 3-1 912 0 12 — 9/13

13 Oregon 3-1 813 0 13 — 13/18

14 Iowa 4-0 790 0 14 — 14/19

15 Boise State 4-0 621 0 15 — 15/NR

16 Washington 4-1 608 0 17 1 12/21

17 Utah 4-1 532 0 19 2 11/19

18 Michigan 3-1 417 0 20 2 7/20

19 Central Florida 4-1 308 0 23 4 16/23

20 Wake Forest 5-0 279 0 24 4 24/NR

21 Texas A&M 3-2 251 0 21 — 11/21

22 Virginia 4-1 202 0 18 -4 18/NR

23 Michigan State 4-1 167 0 NR 5 19/NR

23 Memphis 4-0 167 0 NR 3 26/NR

25 Oklahoma State 4-1 158 0 NR 5 26/NR

Dropped out: No. 16 California; No. 22 Kansas State; No. 25 Southern California.

Others receiving votes: California 125; Southern Methodist 118; Arizona State 96; Army 47; Minnesota 34; Baylor 34; Appalachian State 28; Colorado 18; Duke 17; Tulane 16; Utah State 15; Kansas State 13; Hawaii 10; Southern California 9; Texas Christian 6; Washington State 3; Mississippi State 3; Air Force 3; Wyoming 2.

SEC teams in the poll: Alabama <1> Georgia <3> LSU <6> Auburn <7> Florida <8> and Texas A&M at 21.

ACC teams in the poll Clemson <2> Wake Forest <20> Virginia <22>

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