Tigers jump to No. 9 in both polls for BCS rankings

Clemson ranked 10th by AP; Alabama, Oregon, Kansas State, Notre Dame hold top four spots

Malliciah Goodman celebrates after Clemson's 42-13 win over Wake Forest

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Malliciah Goodman celebrates after Clemson's 42-13 win over Wake Forest

Clemson is back in the nation's top 10 after beating Wake Forest 42-13 on Thursday, ranking ninth in both polls factoring in the BCS rankings.

The Tigers climbed four spots in both the USA Today Coaches and Harris Interactive polls, while Oklahoma, Oregon State, Southern California and Mississippi State tumbled after losing on Saturday. Clemson also climbed to No. 10 in the Associated Press poll.

In the Coaches, unbeatens Alabama, Oregon, Kansas State and Notre Dame hold the top four spots, and are followed by LSU, Georgia, Florida State, Florida and Clemson - all with 7-1 records. Unbeaten Louisville is 10th, followed by South Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon State, Boise State, Stanford, Texas A&M, Southern California, Mississippi State, West Virginia and Texas Tech.

Nebraska is ranked 21st, with Texas, Louisiana Tech, Oklahoma State and Rutgers rounding out the top-25.

No other ACC teams received votes in the coaches' poll.

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