CLEMSON – Clemson jumped up one spot to No. 3 in the College Football Playoff rankings after a dominant 56-7 win over South Carolina this past Saturday.
The Tigers can likely clinch a spot in the College Football Playoff with a victory over Virginia Tech in the ACC title game on Saturday.
Alabama remains No. 1 in the rankings, followed by Ohio State at No. 2. Washington is ranked No. 4.
If the rankings hold, Clemson and Ohio State will meet in Phoenix in a College Football Playoff semifinal with the winner playing the winner of Alabama and Washington in Tampa for the national title.
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The rest of the top 10 includes 5. Michigan, 6. Wisconsin, 7. Penn State, 8. Colorado, 9. Oklahoma and 10. Oklahoma State.