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Clemson is a bit of a dark horse to reach the top 25 this week, but the Tigers should find themselves in the top 25 after their performance against No. 21, defending champion Auburn.
Although Auburn is a shell of what it was last year, they were still impressive in taking down a ranked Mississippi State team last week.
What was most impressive for Clemson, and should help them in the eyes of voters, was the way this week's game against Auburn played out.
Not only did Clemson pull out the upset, but the Tigers looked the better team much of the afternoon, and won going away, 38-24.
After Auburn jumped out to a 14-0 first quarter lead, Clemson outscored the Auburn Tigers 38-10, ending the 17-game win streak of Auburn.
Sophomore quarterback Tajh Boyd threw for 386 yards and four touchdowns, torching the Auburn secondary.
Clemson picked up a staggering 32 first downs while holding Auburn to 19 first downs.
Clemson may not be in the top 25 this week, but they should be.