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CFP rankings week 4: Clemson drops to No. 3; USC moves in to No. 24

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Clemson running back Darien Rencher (21) runs for yardage against Florida State during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, in Clemson. (Source: AP Images) Clemson running back Darien Rencher (21) runs for yardage against Florida State during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, in Clemson. (Source: AP Images)
CLEMSON, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Clemson Tigers dropped one spot for No. 3 during the 4th week of the College Football Playoff rankings.

The Tigers were placed behind Alabama and Miami, numbers 1 and 2 consecutively. Oklahoma was picked as No. 4.

The University of South Carolina also made it into the Top 25. The Gamecocks were placed at No. 24.

The 12-person CFP committee ranks the top 25 teams and assigns the top four to semifinal sites. At the end of the regular season and conference championship games, the top four teams will go to the College Football Playoff Semi-final games. The top team will play the fourth-placed team, and the second-placed team will play the third-placed team.

Clemson faces off against rival USC on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

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