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
5. Ohio State
8. Texas A&M
10. Penn State
13. Oklahoma State
14. Virginia Tech
16. West Virginia
17. North Carolina
18. Florida State
20. Southern Cal
21. Western Michigan
22. Boise State
23. Washington State