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Clemson retakes No. 1 spot in ACC Week 1 power rankings

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Finebaum skeptical of FSU's CFP chances (1:32)

Paul Finebaum says that after the loss of Deondre Francois, it will be difficult for Florida State to run the table with Miami and Clemson on the schedule. (1:32)

There is some definite movement in the power rankings after Week 1, starting at the top.

1. Clemson (1-0): Kelly Bryant made big plays, and the Tigers rolled over Kent State. But September gets much more difficult from here.

2. Florida State (0-1): The Seminoles have an elite defense, but what happens now that true freshman James Blackman takes over at quarterback?

3. Virginia Tech (1-0): Impressive performance from first-time starter Josh Jackson in a big win over rival West Virginia.

4. Louisville (1-0): Lamar Jackson had 485 yards against Purdue, but penalties and turnovers must be corrected headed into a road game against North Carolina.

5. Miami (1-0): The Hurricanes beat Bethune-Cookman as expected, but we will know more about them after a tricky road game at Arkansas State, then Florida State in Week 3.

6. Georgia Tech (0-1): Ta'Quon Marshall had one of the greatest individual efforts in school history, but turnovers, missed field goals and a botched two-point conversion attempt in the second overtime led to a heartbreaker against Tennessee.

7. NC State (0-1): Another tough fourth-quarter loss for the Wolfpack despite outgaining South Carolina.

8. Duke (1-0): Duke hit 60 points for the first time since 1949 in a win over NC Central, but the real tests begin this weekend against Northwestern.

9. Wake Forest (1-0): The potential for a more explosive offense showed itself in a win over Presbyterian.

10. Pitt (1-0): The Panthers blew a 21-0 lead to Youngstown State and needed overtime to win. Maybe they were holding back ahead of games against Penn State and Oklahoma State?

11. North Carolina (0-1): The defense was supposed to lead the way while the rebuilding offense figured itself out. Instead, there were too many missed tackles and big plays.

12. Syracuse (1-0): Eric Dungey was firmly in command against Central Connecticut State, and the Orange should be in position to start 3-0 with Middle Tennessee and Central Michigan next.

13. Boston College (1-0): The Eagles got some big plays on offense, but had to sweat out a win over Northern Illinois.

14. Virginia (1-0): The Hoos beat their FCS opponent (William & Mary) to open the season, and showed definite improvement over a year ago.