Clemson still No. 3, USC falls to No. 13 in latest AP poll

From State staff, wire reportsSeptember 29, 2013 

South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney darts around Knights offensive linesman Jordan McCray in the second half of Saturday's game in Orlando, Fla.

KIM KIM FOSTER-TOBIN — kkfoster@thestate.com

— The Clemson Tigers held onto their No. 3 spot in the latest Associated Press college football poll released Sunday, and the Gamecocks dropped a position to come in at No. 13.

The new rankings come after Clemson routed the Demon Deacons of Wake Forest on Saturday, 56-7, and the University of South Carolina held off the Knights of the University of Central Florida in a sloppy, near-disaster 28-25.

Alabama remained at No. 1.

The Top 25:

1. Alabama (4-0)

2. Oregon (4-0)

3. Clemson (4-0)

4. Ohio State (5-0)

5. Stanford (4-0)

6. Georgia (3-1)

7. Louisville (4-0)

8. Florida State (4-0)

9. Texas A&M (4-1)

10. LSU (4-1)

11. Oklahoma (4-0)

12. UCLA (3-0)

13. South Carolina (3-1)

14. Miami (4-0)

15. Washington (4-0)

16. Northwestern (4-0)

17. Baylor (3-0)

18. Florida (3-1)

19. Michigan (4-0)

20. Texas Tech (4-0)

21. Oklahoma State (3-1)

22. Arizona State (3-1)

23. Fresno State (4-0)

24. Ole Miss (3-1)

25. Maryland (4-0)

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