ACC Articles

Ryan Finley
Turn the page, right the ship, bounce back, forget it and move on: Pick your post-loss cliché and apply it to either Boston College or NC State, because they all fit. Neither team played particularly well last weekend, so both will be looking to...
Adam Kurkjian
6 months ago
Lamar Jackson
Last weekend, Louisville (6-1, 4-1 ACC) made easy work of NC State as the Cardinals won their eighth straight game in Papa John’s Stadium, beating the Wolfpack 54-13. Heisman Trophy front-runner Lamar Jackson finished with 431 yards of total...
Antwan Staley
6 months ago
Quadree Henderson
After taking down Miami at home last week, Virginia Tech goes to Pittsburgh for another big Thursday night affair in the ACC Coastal. At 3-1 in the league and owning a win over 4-1 North Carolina, the Hokies control their fate in the division....
Jon Kinne
6 months ago
Deondre Francois
College football’s Week 9 slate kicks off on Thursday night with five matchups. Virginia Tech at Pitt and California at USC are the two marquee contests on Thursday, but Appalachian State at Georgia Southern is a key game for positioning...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Jim Harbaugh
The Big Ten ended up winning the day last weekend on the back of Penn State's upset of Ohio State. Everything about the game — from the blocked field goal to the fans to the suddenly unstoppable defensive front of Penn State — was...
J.P. Scott
6 months ago
Trevor Knight
The first eight weeks of the college football season are in the books and Week 8 produced one of the season's biggest upsets with Penn State's victory over Ohio State. While the Buckeyes dropped from the ranks of the unbeaten, the...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Steve Addazio
It may seem hard to believe now, but it wasn’t that long ago when Steve Addazio was a fairly hot coaching name.   Now, the only thing hot associated with the Boston College head coach is the scorching seat he sits on to try and keep...
Adam Kurkjian
6 months ago
Urban Meyer
Seven days ago this column was all about how the storylines surrounding college football were about to shift from disappointing teams like Notre Dame and Oregon being the talk of the sport to the chaos that inevitably happens.    Well...
Bryan Fischer
6 months ago
Paul Chryst
Penn State's win over Ohio State this past weekend certainly changed the road map to the College Football Playoff. It, coupled with some other upsets around the country, also caused some voters in both the AP Top 25 and Amway Coaches...
J.P. Scott
6 months ago
Joe Williams
Week 8 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama continued to distance itself from the rest of the nation, as the Crimson Tide handled Texas A&M to remain unbeaten. LSU and...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Ryan Switzer
Two weeks ago, Virginia Tech went to Chapel Hill and came away with a big victory to grab control of the ACC Coastal Division. But one week later, the Hokies suffered a letdown and lost at Syracuse.   The Tar Heels must take notice. With the...
Jon Kinne
6 months ago
James Quick
No. 7 Louisville has been pretty automatic at home recently. The team has won eight straight at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium and will be looking to extend that streak on Saturday against NC State.   In heartbreaking fashion, the...
Antwan Staley
6 months ago
Cam Robinson
We’ve had some big weeks in college football during the first half of the season but things certainly are not going to slack off as we cross the midway point. This week in particular has some huge Top 25 matchups between some big-name teams...
Bryan Fischer
6 months ago
Skyler Howard
The Week 8 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Alabama-Texas A&M, West Virginia-TCU, Wisconsin-Iowa and Arkansas-Auburn. Additionally,...
Mitch Light
6 months ago
Dino Babers
Syracuse and Boston College are coming off two games that couldn't be further apart on the spectrum of program momentum.   Last weekend, the Orange beat a ranked Virginia Tech team, 31-17, to improve to 3-4 and give new head coach Dino...
Adam Kurkjian
6 months ago
Brad Kaaya
The ACC’s Coastal Division once again features a tight battle at the top, but some clarity in the pecking order could be established by Thursday night, as Virginia Tech hosts Miami in a critical game for positioning and division title hopes....
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Trevor Knight
College football’s Week 8 slate is the official start of the second half of the season, and the action begins on Thursday night with three matchups. Miami travels to Virginia Tech for a key ACC Coastal Division matchup, while Boise State...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
This has been one of the most exciting and entertaining college football seasons in recent memory — and that’s even with what looks to be a runaway freight train in Alabama leading the pack. It may be tough to picture anyone beating...
J.P. Scott
6 months ago
DeShaun Watson
In 2014, Florida State won all of its regular season games and claimed the ACC title. But there was a feeling that the Seminoles were not that good, something that was exposed by Oregon in the College Football Playoff. Last season, Ohio State got...
Jon Kinne
6 months ago
Mitch Trubisky
North Carolina entered the season as one of the ACC's most experienced teams. Coming off a Coastal Division championship, Larry Fedora's squad needed to replace quarterback Marquise Williams but little else.   Those high expectations...
Adam Kurkjian
6 months ago
Things were going along pretty smoothly for Virginia Tech. The Hokies were sitting at 4-1, had just beaten defending ACC Coastal champion North Carolina, and were alone atop the division. And then came an unexplainable loss to Syracuse...
Jon Kinne
6 months ago
Deshaun Watson
The first seven weeks of the college football season are in the books. And as expected, the 2016 season has already experienced some unexpected teams on the rise and on the decline. Florida State was picked by many as a preseason favorite...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Lamar Jackson
At the halfway point of the 2016 college football season, the ACC has two teams poised to challenge for a playoff spot. Clemson is the frontrunner after a thrilling 42-36 victory over Louisville on Oct. 1, but the Cardinals remain in the mix...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
We’ve hit the halfway point in the college football season and it seems like the most intriguing storyline from the first half of the year is just how bad the situation has gotten in a number of surprising places.   Things are...
Bryan Fischer
6 months ago
Skyler Howard
Things went pretty much chalk over the weekend, not that it didn't make for another exciting Saturday afternoon and night of college football action mind you.   A couple of teams snuck away with close wins. Alabama did what Alabama...
J.P. Scott
6 months ago

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