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ACC Takeaways: Virginia Tech and Pittsburgh Rising, FSU's Timely Bye

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 4 days ago
While most of the nation was watching the Big Ten stumble, the ACC was quietly putting together a solid resume from Week 2.Florida State rolled to an easy win over Citadel, Clemson demolished South Carolina State, while Louisville and Duke also scored relatively easy non-conference victories.However, the highlight of the weekend comes from Virginia Tech. The Hokies upset Ohio State in Columbus,...

ACC Week 2 Preview and Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 1 day ago
 It’s another light slate of games in the ACC in Week 2. Virginia Tech-Ohio State is the only game with national appeal, but there’s intrigue in the Friday night matchup between Pittsburgh and Boston College.Most of the ACC’s top teams should win big in Week 2, as Florida State takes on Citadel, Clemson hosts South Carolina State, Miami plays Florida A&M and Louisville...

No. 21 North Carolina entertains San Diego State

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 1 day ago
Chapel Hill, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The 21st-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels face their first FBS foe of the season when they welcome the San Diego State Aztecs to Kenan Stadium on Saturday night.North Carolina eased into the 2014 campaign with a matchup against FCS member Liberty. However, the Tar Heels had some trouble with the Flames, falling behind, 22-21, in the third quarter before...

ACC Takeaways: Pittsburgh's Development, QBs at Clemson and Virginia

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 3 days ago
Week 1 of the 2014 college football season brought plenty of surprises and disappointments, and the ACC was a mixed bag of success. Florida State had to sweat more than expected against Oklahoma State but still managed to win 37-31. Despite the close call, the Seminoles are still the clear No. 1 team in the conference. Clemson fell on the road at Georgia, while Virginia impressed in a home loss...

Recap: North Carolina vs. Liberty

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 5 days ago
Chapel Hill, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Marquise Williams threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more, as No. 23 North Carolina exploded for four touchdowns over a four-minute span in the third quarter to take a 56-29 win over Liberty.Williams went 19-for-29 for 169 yards with two interceptions, and also had six carries for 52 yards for the Tar Heels (1-0), who went 7-6 last season, defeating...

ACC Week 1 Preview and Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 1 day ago
The ACC enters 2014 with momentum. The conference survived realignment, Louisville joined the league, and Florida State ended the SEC’s run of dominance by defeating Auburn in the national championship. 13 games dot the schedule for the ACC in Week 1, including the Seminoles taking on Oklahoma State in Arlington, Clemson traveling to Athens to take on Georgia, and Miami and Louisville...

4 Tar Heels players suspended 1 game

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 1 day ago
Chapel Hill, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - North Carolina coach Larry Fedora has suspended four defensive players one game apiece for violating team policy.Sophomores Des Lawrence and Brian Walker, redshirt freshman Donnie Miles and freshman M.J. Stewart will miss the No. 23 Tar Heels' season-opener against Liberty on Saturday."We hold our players accountable for their actions at all times," Fedora...

North Carolina Investigating Hazing Within Football Team

By Evan Buhler, 3 weeks 2 days ago
Updates from Tuesday, Sept. 9 Dan Kane and Andrew Carter of the newsobserver.com report that the UNC police report about a possible Jackson Boyer assault contained misleading ...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

Ranking the Top 15 Players in the ACC for 2014 (Experts Poll)

By Steven Lassan, 4 weeks 1 day ago
Florida State snapped the SEC’s reign of dominance by defeating Auburn 34-31 in the national championship last season, and the Seminoles are set for another run at the title in 2014. Quarterback Jameis Winston headlines a deep roster, including a secondary and offensive line that should be the best in the nation. Florida State’s top competition is likely Clemson, a team that features...

The ACC's Top 15 Must-See Games of 2014

By Braden Gall, 4 weeks 1 day ago
Conferences don’t win championships, teams do. Nowhere is this more evident than in the ACC. Florida State is so far ahead of the league that a good majority of the best games in this league won’t be conference games. Notre Dame faces five quality ACC teams and, of course, there are plenty of SEC rivalry games as well. But within the league, there are very few marquee...