Notre Dame moved up to No. 4 in the Associated Press and Coaches Polls after a wild weekend of college football. The Irish held serve, beating Florida State 42-26 after two weeks of no games.
Notre Dame leaped Florida in both polls after the Gators dropped a 41-38 game at Texas A&M.
There are two future Irish opponents in the top 10, and one is ranked in the top five in the AP Poll. Clemson remained No. 1 in both polls after its 42-17 beat down of previously seventh ranked Miami.
North Carolina jumped up three spots in both polls, going up to No. 5 in the AP Poll and No. 6 in the Coaches Poll. The Tar Heels beat beat Virginia Tech, who ranked 18th (AP) and 19th (Coaches) last week, by a 56-45 score.
Miami fell to 12th in the Coaches Poll and 13th in the