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Record: 9-1, 6-1 ACC
Notable games: 49-37 loss @ Florida State
Remaining games: North Carolina State, South Carolina
Clemson might be the most underrated team in the nation, and its current ranking in the BCS definitely is not fair. Since dropping a quality loss against FSU, Clemson has won six games in a row with ease.
The Tigers have destroyed every other opponent on their schedule except for Auburn, whom they beat 26-19 in the season opener.
They definitely look the part, but are only 11th in the BCS standings. The coaches have given them the most credit by ranking them 9th.
The worst part is, unless Florida State loses at Maryland, which isn't likely, Clemson will have to sit at home and watch the Seminoles face Duke, Miami (FL) or Georgia Tech in the conference championship game.
Clemson might be one of the top teams in the nation, but is far out of any championship picture. A win over South Carolina should send Clemson as an at-large to the Sugar Bowl, which could mean a revival of an old rivalry against the Georgia Bulldogs.