72
      Saturday
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      Sunday
      84 / 72
      Monday
      85 / 73

      Gamecocks down, Clemson up in latest College Polls

      Clemson now 14th in the AP Poll, Gamecocks are ranked 9th.

      The new college football polls are out from both the Associated Press and USA/Today Coaches. The South Carolina Gamecocks dropped six spots in the AP to number nine. The Gamecocks are now 8th in the Coaches Poll, following a 23-21 loss at LSU. South Carolina will play the #3 Florida Gators on Saturday, October 20 in Gainesville. The Vegas line has installed the Gators as a 3.5 point favorite. In the BCS Standings, South Carolina is #7.

      Clemson was idle this week. The Tigers still moved up one spot in the AP to number 14. They are 13th in the Coaches Poll. Clemson will host Virginia Tech on Saturday, October 20 at Memorial Stadium. Clemson is an 11 point favorite against the Hokies. In the BCS Standings, Clemson is #19.

      Alabama is number one in the BCS Standings followed by Florida, Oregon, Kansas State and Notre Dame.

      AP Top 25 RK TEAM RECORD PTS 1 Alabama (60) 6-0 1500 2 Oregon 6-0 1436 3 Florida 6-0 1361 4 Kansas State 6-0 1296 5 Notre Dame 6-0 1283 6 LSU 6-1 1153 7 Ohio State 7-0 1071 8 Oregon State 5-0 1050 9 South Carolina 6-1 1042 10 Oklahoma 4-1 994 11 USC 5-1 874 12 Florida State 6-1 836 13 Georgia 5-1 753 14 Clemson 5-1 673 15 Mississippi State 6-0 591 16 Louisville 6-0 574 17 West Virginia 5-1 552 18 Texas Tech 5-1 444 19 Rutgers 6-0 405 20 Texas A&M 5-1 379 21 Cincinnati 5-0 294 22 Stanford 4-2 242 23 Michigan 4-2 177 24 Boise State 5-1 133 25 Ohio 7-0 104
      • Dropped from rankings: Texas 15, Louisiana Tech 23
      • Others receiving votes: Arizona State 92, TCU 88, Louisiana Tech 38, Texas 25, North Carolina State 11, Northwestern 6, Washington 6, Wisconsin 6, Nebraska 4, North Carolina 2, Tulsa 2, Penn State 1, Arizona 1
      USA Today Poll RK TEAM RECORD PTS 1 Alabama (59) 6-0 1475 2 Oregon 6-0 1414 3 Kansas State 6-0 1307 4 Florida 6-0 1297 5 Notre Dame 6-0 1251 6 LSU 6-1 1179 7 Oklahoma 4-1 1021 8 South Carolina 6-1 1012 9 USC 5-1 995 10 Florida State 6-1 919 11 Oregon State 5-0 839 12 Georgia 5-1 806 13 Clemson 5-1 741 14 Louisville 6-0 695 15 West Virginia 5-1 677 16 Mississippi State 6-0 671 17 Rutgers 6-0 495 18 Cincinnati 5-0 456 19 Texas A&M 5-1 397 20 Texas Tech 5-1 274 21 TCU 5-1 272 22 Boise State 5-1 271 23 Stanford 4-2 215 24 Arizona State 5-1 133 25 Michigan 4-2 96
      • Dropped from rankings: Texas 15, Louisiana Tech 24, Iowa State 25
      • Others receiving votes: Northwestern 77, Ohio 54, Texas 54, Louisiana Tech 24, Wisconsin 16, Nebraska 10, Nevada 7, Oklahoma State 6, Western Kentucky 6, Iowa State 5, Northern Illinois 2, Louisiana-Monroe 2, Toledo 2, Tulsa 1, UCLA 1