ACC

ACC

Top Articles

College Football's Post-Week 9 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks ago
The first nine weeks of the college football season are in the books. The final weekend in October produced four upsets of unbeaten teams, as Baylor, Nebraska, Boise State and West Virginia all suffered their first loss of the season last Saturday. Ohio State dodged another upset with a close victory over Northwestern, Clemson scored a late touchdown to beat Florida State, and...

Seven-Step Drop: Seven questions for the College Football Playoff Selection Committee

By Bryan Fischer, 2 months 2 weeks ago
It’s hard to have asked for a better weekend of college football than the one we experienced in Week 9, with close games, huge upsets and several undefeated teams suffering their first loss. Whether it was Wisconsin holding on against Nebraska, Clemson rallying to beat Florida State or Wyoming shocking Boise State, it was a heck of a slate of games and it couldn’t have come at a...

College Football Poll Watch: The Voters are Finally Getting it Right

By J.P. Scott, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Every week, I write this column as a result of some of the strange decisions made by the voters in college football’s two most popular polls: the AP Top 25 and the Amway Coaches Poll. For the first time all season, I have nothing bad to say about either poll.   Sure, we could nit-pick and argue whether or not Team A should be a spot or two above Team B, but for the most part, it...

College Football Week 9 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Week 9 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Four undefeated teams - West Virginia, Boise State, Nebraska and Baylor - suffered their first defeat of the season, while Clemson rallied late in the fourth quarter to defeat Florida State, and Washington stayed unbeaten after a tough road win at Utah. Ohio State avoided back-to-back...

Miami Hurricanes vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Preview and Prediction

By Jon Kinne, 2 months 3 weeks ago
No, it’s not the late 1980s or early '90s anymore. Michael Irvin and Randall Hill and Bennie Blades won’t be strutting around the field for the Hurricanes. And Rocket Ismail and Tony Rice and Chris Zorich won’t be wearing the gold helmets this weekend. "Catholics vs. Convicts" is long gone.   But despite the fact that the two teams have a combined record of...

Clemson Tigers vs. Florida State Seminoles Preview and Prediction

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Clemson’s trip to Florida State has lost some of its preseason appeal, but Saturday night’s matchup in Tallahassee still holds plenty of importance for the ACC and College Football Playoff picture. Prior to the start of the 2016 season, this matchup was projected as a game with two unbeaten teams with playoff and conference title implications. Fast forward to October and the...

College Football's 12 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 9

By Bryan Fischer, 2 months 3 weeks ago
We’re just a few days out from the first set of College Football Playoff rankings so the games this weekend figure to play a big part in the national title race. This week has some huge Top 25 matchups between some big-name teams, but it’s the one-on-ones between the names on the back of the jerseys that are even juicier.   Whether you’re a college football fan, a...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 9

By Mitch Light, 2 months 3 weeks ago
The Week 9 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Clemson-Florida State, West Virginia-Oklahoma State, Washington-Utah and Georgia-Florida. Additionally, conference matchups such as Iowa State-Kansas State, Northwestern-Ohio State, Michigan-Michigan State and Baylor-Texas feature lines...