The body of work of the Clemson Tigers has impressed the College Football Playoff Committee to raise the profile of the defending champions.
Clemson, ranked fourth in the first two Playoff Committee rankings came in at #2 in the latest installment following their division-title clinching win over Florida State.
There was a new #1 with Alabama atop the playoff field, with Miami and Oklahoma slotting in behind Clemson.
Undefeated Wisconsin and 9-2 Auburn fresh off dethroning previous #1 Georgia round out the Top-Six.
Clemson hosts The Citadel this weekend at Death Valley in a game that will kick off at 12:20 on ACC Network.