ACC Articles

Paul Chryst, Wisconsin Badgers Football
Week 12 of the 2017 college football season features plenty of intriguing matchups, as conference play is in full effect with just three weeks of games remaining, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Josh Jackson
With the loss at Miami two weeks ago, any dreams that Virginia Tech had of going to the College Football Playoff were lost. And losing to Georgia Tech on Saturday took the Hokies out of New Year’s Six contention. But Justin Fuente's team...
Jon Kinne
2 months ago
Travis Homer
After two consecutive victories over ranked teams, the Miami Hurricanes now find themselves No. 3 in the newly released College Football Playoff rankings.   The Hurricanes’ (9-0) latest win came over No. 3 Notre Dame, 41-8 as Miami led...
Antwan Staley
2 months ago
The circus that is the weekly College Football Playoff rankings release took place on ESPN Tuesday night, but not before the "worldwide leader" subjected would-be rankings viewers to 20 real-time minutes of an early-season college...
J.P. Scott
2 months ago
It may prove to be the story of the season, but the Turnover Chain is certainly the story of the week. Four different Miami Hurricanes were awarded with the huge gold necklace and prominent, sparkly green and orange “U” logo during...
Nicholas Ian Allen
2 months ago
It was billed as the best weekend in college football and it wasn’t hard to see why.   Three games involving a pair of top-10 teams and another four more between ranked opponents. It had all the ingredients of an extra wild weekend...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Kerryon Johnson, Auburn Tigers Football
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The 11th weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Mississippi State Bulldogs Football Week 11 Alternate Uniform
Alternate uniforms and helmets are a big part of every team’s wardrobe throughout any season. While there’s nothing wrong with traditional uniforms and helmets, a different look is never a bad thing. And over the last few years, it...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Rodney Anderson, Oklahoma Sooners Football
Week 11 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. And considering what transpired in Week 11, it's safe to say the rankings will look a lot different prior to Week 12. Auburn...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Mark Richt, Miami Hurricanes Football
Week 11 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. For the second week in a row, Miami made a statement to the rest of college football. After a convincing win over Virginia Tech...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Brandon Wimbush, Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football
Hard Rock Stadium is the epicenter of college football’s Week 11 slate, as Saturday night’s matchup between two historic programs in Notre Dame and Miami will have major CFB Playoff and national title implications. The Fighting Irish...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Josey Jewell
This just might be the best weekend of the college football season with a ton of games between ranked teams and three huge matchups that should significantly shape the College Football Playoff race. As great as some of the matchups are this...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Lamar Jackson
It has been hard to figure out both the Virginia Cavaliers and the Louisville Cardinals this season. Both teams have been inconsistent, which perhaps makes Saturday’s encounter at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium all the more appropriate...
Antwan Staley
2 months ago
This is not exactly what we expected when the season began. Five-loss Florida State comes to Death Valley trying to inch closer to bowl eligibility, not to make a claim for the ACC Atlantic Division title or push for the College Football Playoff...
Jon Kinne
2 months ago
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons and Syracuse Orange are, in many ways, in the same current strata in the Atlantic Coast Conference hierarchy.   Neither program can quite put itself into an elite category, but both have attained a level of...
Adam Kurkjian
2 months ago
Virginia Tech went to Miami feeling very confident about its chances. The Hokies had seen a North Carolina team that had been destroyed in Blacksburg 59-7 take the Hurricanes to the bitter end the previous week before falling 24-19. They...
Jon Kinne
2 months ago
Saquon Barkley
The Iowa Hawkeyes delivered enough outrageousness this past weekend to last an entire season. Be that as it may, I don't think we've seen the last of the outrageous outcomes in 2017 — and we haven't seen the last of the Hawkeyes,...
J.P. Scott
2 months ago
Jarrett Stidham, Auburn Tigers Football
Week 11 of the 2017 college football season features plenty of intriguing matchups, as conference play is in full effect with just four weeks of games remaining, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Duke and Army West Point are set to meet by the banks of the Hudson River in New York Saturday in a non-conference clash of two teams headed in different directions. After opening the season 4-0, the Blue Devils have lost five in a row, including a...
Nicholas Ian Allen
2 months ago
There is still hope for the NC State Wolfpack as they travel to face the Boston College Eagles.   A preseason dark-horse candidate to win the ACC's Atlantic Division, the Wolfpack have come about as close to that expectation as possible...
Adam Kurkjian
2 months ago
Miami and Notre Dame are set to face off at Hard Rock Stadium in South Florida for what could end up being an elimination game for a potential College Football Playoff berth. With so much on the line, the game is reminiscent of the Hurricanes...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
The College Football Playoff selection committee met up again this week and released its second ranking of the 2017 season. For the most part, it was an uneventful affair with few — if any — surprises. There were, however, some items of...
J.P. Scott
2 months ago
Darrin Hall
You have to give Pat Narduzzi and the Pittsburgh Panthers credit. When they lost to NC State on Oct. 14, they stood at 2-5 overall and 0-3 in the ACC. The season was spiraling out of control and with a quarterback controversy, a poor running game,...
Jon Kinne
2 months ago
Lehigh has played Lafayette in football 152 times. Minnesota and Wisconsin have met up 126 times to claim Paul Bunyan’s Axe, the most contested matchup in the FBS. And this Saturday, Hampden-Sydney will battle Randolph-Macon for the 122nd...
Jon Kinne
2 months ago
Carnage. Everywhere.   At least it felt that way heading into Sunday morning after a college football slate that will dredge up memories from a decade ago – of the weekly chaos that happened seemingly every Saturday back in 2007....
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago

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