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Clemson No. 2 in CFB Playoff Committee's Rankings

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Clemson is ranked No. 2 in the latest College Football Playoff Committee Poll, which was released on Tuesday.

Alabama is still No. 1 in the poll, followed by the Tigers, Michigan at No. 3 and Washington at No. 4. Ohio State is No. 5 and Louisville is No. 6.

The Tigers have been ranked in the top two in the nation in each of the last eight College Football Playoff polls. Dabo Swinney’s team was first in each of the six rankings last year and has been No. 2 in the first two this year.

Clemson has been ranked in the top 25 of all 15 College Football Playoff polls since the system began in 2014.

Clemson has wins over No. 6 Louisville, No. 9 Auburn and No. 18 Florida State. Clemson, Michigan and Ohio State are the only schools with three wins over teams currently ranked in the College Football Playoff Poll.

The Tigers (9-0, 6-0 ACC) meet Pittsburgh at Memorial Stadium on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. It will be Pittsburgh’s first trip to Clemson and just the second meeting in history between the two schools.

Clemson enters the game with a 23-game winning streak in regular season games, 21-game winning streak at home and 15 in a row in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Clemson has the longest home winning streak in the nation and the conference wining streak is second.

The Tigers have won 26 of their last 27 games overall.

The College Football Playoff Committee’s  Top 25 Poll

1.  Alabama

2. Clemson

3. Michigan

4. Washington

5. Ohio State

6. Louisville

7. Wisconsin

8. Texas A&M

9. Auburn

10. Penn State

11. Oklahoma

12. Colorado

13. Oklahoma State

14. Virginia Tech

15.  Utah

16. West Virginia

17. North Carolina

18. Florida State

19. Nebraska

20.  Southern Cal

21. Western Michigan

22. Boise State

23. Washington State

24. LSU

25.  Arkansas

 

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