Clemson slips in ESPN's latest college football power rankings

Clemson slips in ESPN's latest college football power rankings


Clemson slips in ESPN's latest college football power rankings


ESPN has released its latest college football power rankings after Week 3 of the college football season.

Following its 14-8 win over Georgia Tech on Saturday at Death Valley, Clemson (2-1) fell to No. 10 in ESPN’s power rankings.

The Tigers were previously ranked No. 7 in ESPN’s power rankings after Week 2.

Ahead of Clemson in ESPN’s latest power rankings, from 1-9, are Alabama, Georgia, Iowa, Oregon, Penn State, Cincinnati, Texas A&M, Oklahoma and Florida in that order.

Here’s what ESPN’s Bill Connelly wrote about the Tigers after the narrow escape against Georgia Tech:

“It took much longer than expected, because of a nearly two-hour weather delay and the simple fact that this wasn’t supposed to be much of a game at all, but Clemson eventually survived a stiff, frustrating test from Georgia Tech. The Yellow Jackets actually outgained the Tigers 309-285 and held an already spotty Clemson offense to just 4.3 yards per play. But the Clemson defense made a late goal-line stand — James Skalski stuffed a shuffle pass to Dylan Deveney on fourth-and-goal — and made one final stop following a safety. This could have been a disaster in about 17 different ways, but Clemson held on in the least impressive possible fashion.”

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