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AP Top 25 Reality Check: Clemson poised for long stay at 1


October 18, 2020

The biggest news in the latest Associated Press college football poll was what didn't change.

Clemson remained No. 1 in the Top 25 on Sunday, overwhelmingly ahead of No. 2 Alabama. The Tigers received 54 first-place votes to the Crimson Tide's eight.

Considering the Tigers spent Saturday beating Georgia Tech by an ACC-record 66 points, maybe it shouldn't be all that surprising. But Alabama's emphatic victory against Georgia, at the time No. 3 but now No. 4, is the type of big-game performance that can sway voters.

In seven of the last eight instances in which the No. 1 team won but dropped...

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