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ACC Week Twelve Previews

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] No. 2 Florida State (9-0, 7-0 ACC) plays its final conference game of the season, hosting Syracuse (5-4, 3-2 ACC). The Seminoles continued their conference dominance last weekend, holding Wake Forest to 166 total yards in a 59-3 blowout. FSU ranks second nationally in scoring offense (52.0 ppg) and fourth in scoring defense (12.0). Syracuse has won two-straight ACC games, holding Wake Forest and Maryland to three total points in the victories. FSU has won the last […]

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ACC Week Eleven Preview

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] 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 […]

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ACC Week Nine Preview

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] 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 […]

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ACC Week Eight Preview

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] No. 5 Florida State (5-0, 3-0 ACC) travels to No. 3 Clemson (6-0, 4-0 ACC) for a crucial matchup between the two undefeated teams in the Atlantic division. The Seminoles had a bye week to prepare for the matchup after blasting Maryland at home, 63-0, while Clemson started slowly but recovered to beat Boston College, 24-14. The home team has won the past six meetings between the rivals and Florida State has not won in Death Valley […]

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Week Six Bowl Projections

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] Mark Schlabach (ESPN) – Miami vs. UCF Brad Edwards (ESPN) – Miami vs. UCF – Virginia Tech vs. Rutgers Jerry Palm (CBS Sports)– Miami vs. UCF Sporting News– Miami vs. UCF Athlon Sports– Virginia Tech vs. UCF ESPN ACC Blog – Virginia Tech Very little has changed in the Russell Athletic Bowl projections after week six as Miami and UCF remain the favorites to appear in this years’ game. The only two minor changes are Virginia […]

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ACC Week Seven Preview

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] 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) […]

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Weekend Spotlight: Maryland at Florida State

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] No. 25 Maryland (4-0, 0-0 ACC) at No. 8 Florida State (4-0, 2-0 ACC) Florida State leads the series, 2-21 (Last meeting: November 17, 2012: Florida State 41, Maryland 14) The first game of the year between two ranked ACC teams takes place this weekend in Tallahassee when Florida State hosts Maryland. The key matchup will be when Florida State has the ball and the fourth ranked offense in the country (51.3 points-per-game) goes up against the […]

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ACC Week Six Preview

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] 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 […]

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Week Five Bowl Projections

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] Mark Schlabach (ESPN) – Miami vs. UCF Brad Edwards (ESPN) – Miami vs. UCF – Miami vs. Rutgers Jerry Palm – Miami vs. UCF SBNation – Miami vs. UCF ESPN ACC Blog – Maryland   It has become pretty apparent that most of the experts expect to see an instate battle between Miami and UCF in this year’s Russell Athletic Bowl. Maryland and Rutgers are the only other teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference and American […]

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ACC Week Four Preview

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] No. 4 Clemson (2-0) makes its first road trip of the year, traveling to NC State (2-0) for a Thursday night matchup. The two teams combined for 110 points last season in the Tigers’ 62-48 victory over the Wolfpack. NC State has the opportunity to knock off a top-five team for the second-straight year after defeating No. 3 Florida State at home last season. The Tigers and Wolfpack were both idle in week three. North Carolina (1-1) […]

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