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Nov 05, 2013

ACC Week Eleven Preview

The ACC’s only remaining unbeaten team, No. 2 Florida State (8-0, 6-0 ACC), visits Wake Forest (4-5, 2-4 ACC). The Seminoles continued their dominant season, defeating previously unbeaten Miami, 41-14, behind 325 passing yards from QB Jameis Winston. Florida State is the only team in the FBS to rank in the top five in both scoring offense (51.1 ppg) and scoring defense (13.1). Wake Forest returns home following a two-game road trip to Miami and Syracuse, both losses. The Demon […]

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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 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 08, 2013

ACC Week Seven Preview

Former Big East rivals square off as Pittsburgh (3-1, 2-1 ACC) travels to No. 25 Virginia Tech (5-1, 2-0 ACC). The Panthers and Hokies met every season from 1993 to 2003 with Pitt winning seven of the 11 matchups. Pittsburgh has won four in a row against Virginia Tech, including a non-conference win last season. Both teams lost their 2013 opener against ranked foes, but have not lost since, going a combined 8-0.  Virginia (2-3, 0-1 ACC) and Maryland (4-1, […]

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Oct 01, 2013

ACC Week Six Preview

Undefeated teams square off in Tallahassee as Maryland (4-0) visits No. 8 Florida State (4-0, 2-0 ACC). The Terps have gotten off to a strong start, outscoring opponents by an average score of 40-10, including a 37-0 shutout of West Virginia two weeks ago. Maryland will face its toughest test yet in QB Jameis Winston and the high-powered Seminoles offense. FSU has scored at least 40 points in every game, led by Winston’s 12 touchdown passes and 73.6% completion percentage. […]

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Sep 25, 2013

ACC Week Five Preview

Two of the four FBS schools with “Tech” in their name go head-to-head as Virginia Tech (3-1) travels to Georgia Tech (3-0, 2-0 ACC) for a Thursday night showdown. The game has historically been pivotal to the conference race as the winner of the game has gone on to win the Coastal Division in seven of the last eight seasons. Virginia Tech’s sole loss came against No. 1 Alabama in week one, while Georgia Tech has already won two conference […]

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Sep 11, 2013

ACC Week Three Preview

Georgia Tech (1-0) visits Duke (2-0) to open ACC conference play for both schools. Both teams have gotten off to impressive non-conference starts as Georgia Tech blasted Elon 70-0 and Duke has rolled past NC Central and Memphis. The Yellow Jackets are currently riding its longest ever winning streak over the Blue Devils, winning nine straight matchups dating to 2004.  Boston College (2-0, 1-0 ACC) heads west to battle USC (1-1, 0-1 Pac-12) at The Coliseum. Eagles’ running back Andre […]

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Sep 06, 2013

ACC Week Two Preview

Wake Forest (1-0) travels to Boston College (1-0) for the only ACC matchup of week two. Since 2003, the Demon Deacons and Eagles have split their 10 meetings, with Wake claiming the past two matchups. Both teams opened up with home victories over FCS opponents. Syracuse (0-1) hits the road for a Saturday night game vs. No. 19 Northwestern (1-0), its second-straight Big Ten opponent to start the season. The Orange lost a hard-fought battle against Penn State in their […]

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Aug 29, 2013

ACC Week One Preview

Pittsburgh is welcomed to the ACC with its first-ever conference game, a Monday night showdown against 2012 ACC champion Florida State. The No. 12 Seminoles defense which led the league in sacks a year ago, while they figure out their offensive identity following the departure of first-round draft pick QB EJ Manuel.    It’s a top-ten showdown under the lights as No. 8 Clemson opens the season at home against No. 5 Georgia.  Veteran quarterbacks Tajh Boyd and Aaron Murray will garner the […]

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Nov 22, 2012

ACC Week 13 Preview

The ACC has plenty on tap this weekend, including some very good rivalries. No. 4 Florida (10-1, 7-1 SEC) and No. 10 Florida State (10-1, 7-1 ACC) has almost become like a national championship semi-final provided some teams lose. After Miami (6-5, 4-3 ACC) self-imposed another bowl ban this week, Duke (6-5, 3-4 ACC) still needs a win to improve their bowl position. We gave that game an extended look with a weekend spotlight. Virginia Tech (5-6, 3-4 ACC) takes […]

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