USC is ranked 10th in the new coaches poll released Sunday afternoon. The Gamecocks are 11th by the AP. Clemson fell to 14th and 15th respectively in the two rankings. USC improved two positions in each poll while Clemson fell five spots in the AP and three in the coaches poll.
Notre Dame, Alabama and Georgia are 1-2-3 in both polls setting up a BCS National Championship game between the Irish and the winner of the SEC Championship game this week between the Crimson Tide and Bulldogs.