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Oct 31, 2013

Weekend Spotlight: Miami at Florida State

No. 7 Miami (7-0, 3-0 ACC) at No. 3 Florida State (7-0, 5-0 ACC) Miami leads the series 31-26 (Last meeting October 20, 2012: Florida State 33, Miami 20) ESPN’s College GameDay rolls into Tallahassee this weekend for a clash between the two remaining undefeated teams in the ACC. This will be the seventh time that a Florida State vs. Miami game has hosted GameDay with Miami currently holding a 4-2 advantage in those contests. This game could be set […]

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Oct 29, 2013

Week Nine Bowl Projections

Mark Schlabach (ESPN) – Miami vs. Louisville Brad Edwards (ESPN) – Virginia Tech vs. Louisville Scout.com/CollegeFootballNews.com – Virginia Tech vs. Louisville Jerry Palm – Miami vs. Louisville ESPN ACC – Virginia Tech SB Nation– Miami vs. Louisville Athlon Sports– Clemson vs. Louisville Sporting News– Virginia Tech vs. Louisville Orlando Sentinel– Clemson vs. Louisville   Louisville (7-1, 3-1 AAC) remains the only team to appear in projections out of the American Athletic Conference for the second straight week, while in the […]

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Oct 29, 2013

American Week Ten Preview

Cincinnati (5-2, 2-1 AAC) travels to Memphis (1-5, 0-3 AAC) for a Wednesday night conference game. The Bearcats are 1-2 on the road this season, with losses at Illinois and South Florida, but are on a two-game winning streak overall, defeating Temple and Connecticut at home. Memphis has lost three-straight since defeating Arkansas State on September 21. The Tigers have won 18 of 30 matchups against Cincinnati dating back to 1966, but the teams have not met since the Bearcats’ […]

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Oct 29, 2013

ACC Week Ten Preview

No. 7 Miami (7-0, 3-0 ACC) and No. 3 Florida State (7-0, 5-0 ACC) meet in Tallahassee as top ten teams for the first time since 2004. The Seminoles have cruised past their opponents through seven games, featuring the nation’s third best offense (52.6 ppg) and fourth best defense (13.0 ppg). In the month of October, FSU has outscored its three ACC opponents by an average score of 54-10. The Hurricanes are also off to a 7-0 start, but have […]

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Oct 24, 2013

Weekend Spotlight: Houston at Rutgers

Houston (5-1, 2-0 AAC) at Rutgers (4-2, 1-1 AAC) Series History – First meeting Houston travels to Piscataway, N.J. for its first meeting with new conference foe Rutgers. The Cougars have started strong in their first season in the American Athletic Conference, jumping out to a 2-0 conference start with wins against Temple and Memphis. Rutgers represents its toughest conference test to date as the Scarlet Knights’ only losses have come on the road against ranked opponents, Fresno State and […]

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Oct 22, 2013

ACC Week Nine Preview

No. 2 Florida State (6-0, 4-0 ACC) welcomes NC State (3-3, 0-3 ACC) into Tallahassee for an ACC Atlantic Division matchup. The Wolfpack upset the Seminoles at home last season and have won two of the last three games in the series.  Florida State has bolted out to a 4-0 start in ACC play, outscoring opponents by an average of 35.5 points. QB Jameis Winston passed for 444 yards and three touchdowns in the Seminoles’ 51-14 blowout win at Clemson […]

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Oct 22, 2013

Week Eight Bowl Projections

Mark Schlabach (ESPN) –Virginia Tech vs. Louisville Brad Edwards (ESPN) – Virginia Tech vs. Louisville Scout.com/CollegeFootballNews.com – Virginia Tech vs. Louisville Jerry Palm – Miami vs. Louisville ESPN ACC – Virginia Tech SB Nation– Miami vs. Louisville Athlon Sports– Virginia Tech vs. Louisville Sporting News– Virginia Tech vs. Louisville Orlando Sentinel– Clemson vs. Louisville   Louisville enters the projections this week for the first time, and are this week’s overwhelming favorites to appear in the Russell Athletic Bowl. The projections […]

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Oct 22, 2013

American Week Nine Preview

No. 23 UCF (5-1, 2-0 AAC) returns home following a road win over Louisville to face Connecticut (0-6, 0-2 AAC). The Knights won their fourth road game of the season, upsetting the undefeated Cardinals and moving to the top of the American standings. UCF rallied from a 28-7 third quarter deficit behind two touchdowns from running back Storm Johnson and a game-winning touchdown pass from Blake Bortles to Jeff Godfrey in the final minute. The newly-ranked Knights play UConn for […]

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Oct 17, 2013

Weekend Spotlight: Florida State at Clemson

Weekend Spotlight: Florida State at Clemson No. 5 Florida State (5-0, 3-0 ACC) at No. 3 Clemson (6-0, 4-0 ACC) Florida State leads the series 18-8 (Last meeting September 22, 2012: Florida State 49, Clemson 37) The winner of the annual matchup between Florida State and Clemson has gone on to win the ACC Atlantic Division each of the last four years, and barring upsets, the trend is likely to continue in 2013. Florida State’s matchup at home against Miami […]

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Oct 17, 2013

Weekend Spotlight: UCF at Louisville

UCF (4-1, 1-0 AAC) at No. 8 Louisville (6-0, 2-0 AAC) Louisville leads series 1-0 (Last meeting November 2, 1985: Louisville 42, UCF 21) Another week, another pivotal midweek American Athletic Conference matchup as UCF travels to Louisville for the Friday evening game. The game features two of four schools that still have perfect conference records through week seven. Louisville enters the game looking for its third conference championship in three years, having won a share of the last two […]

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