Tigers show no movement within top five in bye week Coaches Poll

With Clemson’s open week now in the rearview, USA TODAY Sports released its latest Coaches Poll following Week 9 of play.

The Tigers (8-0, 6-0 ACC) remain one of six undefeated teams ranked within the top 10 and the last undefeated team in the ACC, sitting in the No. 5 spot for the fourth week in a row.

Clemson ranks behind Georgia, Ohio State, Tennessee and Michigan respectively to round out the top five. The Tigers are the highest ranked team in the ACC followed by North Carolina (15), Wake Forest (19), NC State (20) and Syracuse (22).

 

Here’s a look at the full USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll powered by USA Today Sports:

Rank

Team

Record

PTS

1st

Prev

Chg

Hi/Lo

1

UGA

8-0

1552

45

1

1/3

2

OSU

8-0

1505

13

2

2/3

3

TENN

8-0

1455

5

3

3/NR

4

MICH

8-0

1391

0

4

3/6

5

CLEM

8-0

1315

0

5

4/5

6

ALA

7-1

1262

0

6

1/6

7

TCU

8-0

1182

0

7

7/NR

8

ORE

7-1

1118

0

8

8/24

9

USC

7-1

1018

0

11

2

6/15

10

MISS

8-1

973

0

12

2

7/24

11

UCLA

7-1

937

0

15

4

10/NR

12

UTAH

6-2

874

0

14

2

8/19

13

ILL

7-1

767

0

18

5

13/NR

14

KSU

6-2

713

0

22

8

14/NR

15

UNC

7-1

630

0

21

6

15/NR

16

PSU

6-2

602

0

13

-3

10/NR

17

LSU

6-2

596

0

20

3

17/NR

18

OKST

6-2

471

0

9

-9

7/18

19

WAKE

6-2

437

0

10

-9

10/21

20

NCST

6-2

386

0

23

3

10/23

21

TULN

7-1

369

0

24

3

21/NR

22

SYR

6-2

188

0

16

-6

14/NR

23

LIB

7-1

147

0

NR

4

23/NR

24

UK

5-3

109

0

17

-7

8/24

25

UCF

6-2

89

0

NR

12

25/NR

Schools Dropped Out:

No. 19 Cincinnati; No. 25 South Carolina.

Others Receiving Votes:

Oregon State 71; Maryland 64; Texas 55; Washington 52; Cincinnati 39; Coastal Carolina 25; Baylor 14; Notre Dame 11; Boise State 11; Louisville 10; Arkansas 10; South Carolina 9; Mississippi State 8; Troy 6; Texas-San Antonio 4.

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