ACC Articles

The ACC vs. SEC showdown Saturday night featuring the Syracuse Orange against the LSU Tigers is shaping up to be a clarifying game for both teams. The Orange (2-1) head to Baton Rouge to face their first Power 5 opponent of the season, while the...
Ryan Wright
3 months ago
Jaylen Samuels
After a thrilling Week 3 brought us half a dozen wild finishes and some big-time upsets, the upcoming weekend in college football promises to be even better for fans across the country as conference play begins in earnest just about everywhere....
Bryan Fischer
3 months ago
When the Miami Hurricanes come onto the field at Hard Rock Stadium on Saturday to take on the Toledo Rockets, it will have been three weeks since they last played a game. Because of Hurricane Irma, the Hurricanes canceled a game at Arkansas State...
Antwan Staley
3 months ago
Kelly Bryant
While both the Boston College Eagles and Clemson Tigers had showdown games this past weekend, only one team came out of its matchup feeling good about itself.   That would be Clemson, which improved to 3-0 and 1-0 in the Atlantic Coast...
Adam Kurkjian
3 months ago
David Cutcliffe
If you think it seems a little early in the year for Duke-North Carolina, you're right. The game this coming Saturday will be the first time in series history that the two bitter rivals will have squared off in September.   Both teams...
Jon Kinne
3 months ago
Wake Forest’s production on offense this season has been nothing short of outstanding. The Demon Deacons have outscored their opponents (Presbyterian, Boston College and Utah State) 131-27 to begin the season 3-0 for the 10th time in school...
Elton Hayes
3 months ago
Cam Phillips
“Let’s just go 1-0 this week.” Those words from head coach Justin Fuente ring especially true this week as the Virginia Tech Hokies have a textbook trap game against in-state rival Old Dominion this Saturday at Lane Stadium. The...
Scott Whittum
3 months ago
Derwin James, Florida State Seminoles Football
After Clemson’s win at Louisville last Saturday, the scene in the ACC shifts to Tallahassee, as Florida State hosts NC State in the league’s top game for Week 4. The Seminoles need a win to keep pace with the Tigers in the battle for...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Barry Sanders
Kelly Bryant’s performance in Clemson’s 47-21 victory over Louisville this past Saturday seems like he has picked up right where Deshaun Watson left off last season. Watson, a two-time Heisman Trophy finalist who led the Tigers to two...
Aaron Tallent
3 months ago
I don't know about you, but the 2017 college football season doesn't seem like it has the same "wow" factor at this point that it's had in recent years. We've had some big games with some big moments, but we really haven...
J.P. Scott
3 months ago
Josh Rosen, UCLA Bruins Football
Week 4 of the 2017 college football season features a few non-conference matchups and league showdowns among top 25 teams, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the fourth weekend of action. The Week...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
TaQuon Marshall
The Pittsburgh Panthers are really glad that they will not have to face Mason Rudolph ever again. In two games against the Panthers, the Oklahoma State quarterback has thrown for 1,037 yards and seven touchdowns. In reality, it could have been...
Jon Kinne
3 months ago
The Virginia Cavaliers and Boise State Broncos will have the college football world all to themselves on Friday, as their matchup serves as the first of only two FBS matchups that night to help kick off another full slate of action on Saturday...
J.P. Scott
3 months ago
James Blackman, Florida State Seminoles Football
With his first career start on tap this Saturday, Florida State true freshman quarterback James Blackman is the most intriguing player to watch in college football’s Week 4 slate. The Seminoles open ACC play in Tallahassee with a tough...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Feleipe Franks
It happens like clockwork every season.   The schedule looks lackluster coming in. Power 5 teams host huge underdogs. Big-name, top-25 games are few and far between. David against Goliath might be too kind of a term for some matchups....
Bryan Fischer
4 months ago
College Football Top 25: Jalen Hurts, Alabama Crimson Tide 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 third weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing non...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Riley Ferguson, Memphis Tigers Football
Week 3 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. Clemson and Mississippi State delivered statement victories, USC defeated Texas in overtime, Memphis and San Diego State earned...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Kelly Bryant, Clemson Tigers Football
Week 3 of the 2017 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the ACC. Clemson earned another impressive win on Saturday night, as the Tigers defeated Louisville 47-21. The offense recorded 613...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
The Virginia Tech Hokies have begun the 2017 season on an excellent note. After defeating West Virginia in the first weekend of the season, the Hokies shut out FCS member Delaware last 27-0. Now Virginia Tech will visit the East Carolina...
Antwan Staley
4 months ago
Old Dominion football has ascended rather quickly since joining the FBS ranks and Conference USA in 2014. Really, the Monarchs were pretty strong right out of the gate, going 6-6 in their initial season and building to 10-3 with a Bahamas Bowl...
Jon Kinne
4 months ago
The opening portion of Syracuse's schedule has a definite home flavor, with five of the first seven games in the Carrier Dome. But the schedule takes a steep turn toward increased difficulty after Saturday's home matchup against...
Matt Josephs
4 months ago
Brian Kelly
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Boston College Eagles are both coming off disappointing losses, but not quite to the same scale.   Notre Dame lost a squeaker in South Bend to a Georgia team that boasts one of the most promising defenses in...
Adam Kurkjian
4 months ago
Lamar Jackson, Louisville Cardinals Football
The top matchup in college football’s Week 3 slate takes place in the ACC, as defending Heisman winner Lamar Jackson leads Louisville against the defending national champions in Clemson. With the season-ending injury to Florida State...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Lamar Jackson
The 2017 college football season keeps rolling right along, as we now enter the third full week of play. Last weekend, we had a couple of statement wins by USC and Oklahoma (which I predicted here) en route to another outrageous weekend.  ...
J.P. Scott
4 months ago
Dexter Lawrence
The non-conference slate for most teams concludes this week while conference play begins for several others, giving us an interesting mix of college football games across the country. While none of the matchups are quite to the level of last week...
Bryan Fischer
4 months ago

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