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      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





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