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Despite wins, South Carolina and Clemson drop on AP Poll


Despite commanding wins Saturday, both South Carolina and Clemson dropped one spot in the AP Top 25 College Football Poll. 

After beating Wofford 24-7 Saturday, the (9-2) Gamecocks fell from 12th to 13th.

The 11th-ranked Clemson Tigers (10-1) fell to 12th after a 62-48 win over North Carolina State.

Both teams close out their seasons next Saturday night taking on each other at Death Valley.

Notre Dame is No. 1 and Alabama is No. 2, moving to the top of the rankings after Oregon and Kansas State were upset Saturday night.

The Fighting Irish are No. 1 for the first time since Nov. 14, 1993. The Fighting Irish were a unanimous No. 1, getting all 60 first-place votes. They are a victory against rival Southern California away from completing a perfect regular season and playing in the BCS championship game Jan. 7 in Miami.

A week after being upset as the No. 1 team, Alabama is back to No. 2, taking advantage of the two big upsets.

The Ducks had been No. 1 but fell in overtime to Stanford. Kansas State was No. 2 when it was beaten at Baylor.

Georgia improves from 5th to 3rd, followed by Ohio St. 4th. Oregon, Florida, Kansas St., LSU, Texas A&M and Florida St. fill out the rest of the top 10.

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