AP poll: Gamecocks, Clemson, both fall

Columbia - The StateOctober 20, 2013 

South Carolina Gamecocks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney (7) puts some pressure on the Arkansas offense in the first quarter at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium, Saturday, October 12, 2013.

GERRY MELENDEZ — gmelendez@thestate.com

Upset Saturday shook up this week's AP College Football Poll rankings. After Clemson's tough lopsided loss to Florida State, the Tigers dropped to No. 9 from No. 3. The Seminoles now take the No. 3 spot. The Gamecocks, losing in the last seconds to Tennessee, dropped to No. 20 from No. 11. Alabama and Oregon remained at No. 1 and 2. Missouri, who face the Gamecocks Saturday, moved up to No. 5 from No. 14.

1 Alabama (55) SEC Record: 7-0 PV Rank 1

 2 Oregon (3) Pac-12 Record: 7-0 2

3 Florida State (2) ACC Record: 6-0 5

4 Ohio State Big Ten Record: 7-0 4

5 Missouri SEC Record: 7-0 14

6 Baylor Big 12 Record: 6-0 12

7 Miami (FL) ACC Record: 6-0 10

8 Stanford Pac-12 Record: 6-1 13

9 Clemson ACC Record: 6-1 3

10 Texas Tech Big 12 Record: 7-0 16

11 Auburn SEC Record: 6-1 24

12 UCLA Pac-12 Record: 5-1 9

13 LSU SEC Record: 6-2 6

14 Texas A&M SEC Record: 5-2 7

15 Fresno State Mountain West Record: 6-0 17

16 Virginia Tech ACC Record: 6-1 19

17 Oklahoma Big 12 Record: 6-1 18

18 Louisville The American Record: 6-1 8

19 Oklahoma State Big 12 Record: 5-1 21

20 South Carolina SEC Record: 5-2 11

21 UCF The American Record: 5-1 32

22 Wisconsin Big Ten Record: 5-2 25

23 Northern Illinois Mid-American Record: 7-0 23

24 Michigan Big Ten Record: 6-1 26

25 Nebraska Big Ten Record: 5-1 27

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