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Clemson No. 2 in graduation rates among top ten teams

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Clemson may be ranked No. 8 in the Associated Press' Top 10 poll, but what if the top ten teams were reordered by football student-athletes' graduation rates?

Clemson would be ranked No. 2, only behind the University of Central Florida (UCF), according to graduation rates compiled by the UCF's Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports.

The top ten schools by student-athlete graduation rate are:

1. UCF (83%)
2. Clemson (77%)
3. Missouri (74%)
4. Alabama (73%)
5. Oregon (72%)
6. (tie) Auburn (70%)
6. (tie) Michigan State (70%) 
8. South Carolina (65%)
9. Florida State (58%)
10. Oklahoma (51%)

According to the UCF the data is compiled from freshman classes that enrolled in 2003-2006.

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