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Week 10 ACC & Big 12 Preview: #1 Clemson hosts FSU, Top-15 Battle In Stillwater

In the tenth week of the college football season, members of the Florida Citrus Sports Team Selection Committee are making visits throughout ACC and Big 12 country, meeting with fans across both conferences in advance of the Russell Athletic Bowl on December 29.

 

#16 Florida State at #1 Clemson – 3:30 p.m. on ABC

The Seminoles (7-1, 5-1 ACC) and Tigers (8-0, 5-0 ACC) clash for the fourth straight time as ranked teams. Florida State leads the all-time series 20-8 and is 8-2 against Clemson all-time when both teams are ranked. The Seminoles have won the last three matchups, including a 51-14 victory at Death Valley in 2013.

 

#8 TCU at #14 Oklahoma State – 3:30 p.m. on FOX

The Horned Frogs (8-0, 5-0 Big 12) look to extend their 16-game overall winning streak. 12 of those wins have been against Big 12 foes and six have been on the road. The Cowboys (8-0, 5-0 Big 12) defense is ranked second nationally in sacks per game (3.75) and lead the Big 12 in turnovers forced, sacks, tackles for loss, rushing defense, blocked punts and defensive touchdowns.

 

Duke at North Carolina – 12:00 p.m. on ESPN2

The battle for the Victory Bell marks the 102nd all-time meeting between the Blue Devils (6-2, 3-1 ACC) and the Tar Heels (7-1, 4-0 ACC). Duke boasts a 14-4 record in their last 18 ACC games, as they look to rebound from their heartbreaking loss last weekend.

 

Texas Tech at West Virginia – 12:00 p.m. on FOX Sports 1

The Red Raiders (5-4, 2-4 Big 12) look for a bowl-clinching win, having lost to four teams who have a combined record of 30-1 so far this season. The Mountaineers (3-4, 0-4 Big 12) won the teams’ previous matchup in Morgantown, and look to break the 2-2 all-time series record.

 

#5 Notre Dame at Pittsburgh – 12:00 p.m. on ABC

The Fighting Irish (7-1) and Panthers (6-2, 4-1 ACC) are set to do battle for the 70th time in their historic rivalry. Pitt has won six of the last eight matchups dating back to 2009, as the last six games have been decided by an average margin of just 4-1/2 points.

 

#6 Baylor at Kansas State – Thursday at 7:30 p.m. on FOX Sports 1

Iowa State (3-5, 2-3 Big 12) at #15 Oklahoma (7-1, 4-1 Big 12) – 7:00 p.m. on ESPNU

NC State (5-3, 1-3 ACC) at Boston College (3-6, 0-6 ACC) – 12:30 p.m. on ESPN 3

Syracuse (3-5, 1-3 ACC) at Louisville (4-4, 3-2 ACC) – 12:30 p.m. on ESPN 3

Virginia (3-5, 2-2 ACC) at Miami (5-3, 2-2 ACC) – 3:00 p.m. on ESPN 3

Kansas (0-8, 0-5 Big 12) at Texas (3-5, 2-3 Big 12) – 8:00 p.m. on Longhorn Network

 

All times listed are Eastern Time Zone (ET), and all games are on Saturday unless otherwise listed.