(WLTX) - USC and Clemson both moved up slightly in the latest USA TODAY Sports Coaches poll.
Clemson is 4th this week while Carolina is 13th. Both rose one spot in the survey.
USC is coming off a 35-25 win over Vanderbilt, while Clemson was idle this past week. The Tigers will face N.C. State this Thursday, while USC will have an open date.
In the Associated Press survey, Clemson is 3rd and USC is 12th.
Elsewhere in the coaches poll, Alabama continues its run at number one after surviving a thriller against Texas A&M. Oregon is second after crushing Tennessee, and Ohio State is third following a win over California.
USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll for Sept. 15, 2013
3. Ohio State
8. Florida State
9. Texas A&M
11. Oklahoma State
13. South Carolina
17. Miami, FL
21. Notre Dame
22. Ole Miss
23. Arizona State
24. Michigan State
25. Fresno State