Atlantic Coast RUMORS & NEWS

  • Lamar Jackson, Deshaun Watson, Jabrill Peppers among Heisman finalists

    ESPN "Could it be the Year of the Quarterback once again for the Heisman voters? Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, Oklahoma teammates Baker Mayfield and receiver Dede Westbrook, Michigan linebacker Jabrill Peppers and Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson were announced as Heisman Trophy finalists..." December 05

  • Watson guides Clemson to high-scoring ACC title win

    The Sports Xchange "ORLANDO, Fla. -- Clemson coach Dabo Swinney believes that Deshaun Watson, his quarterback, is the best player in the country. "And it ain't even close," Swinney said. Watson certainly made his bid to re-enter the Heisman Trophy race Saturday night, accounting for five touchdowns as No...." December 04

  • Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Washington picked for College Football Playoff

    USA Today "The College Football Playoff pairings are set. After months of debate and 14 weeks of games, the committee came down with its final decision Sunday. No. 1 Alabama will play No. 4 Washington in the Peach Bowl. No. 2 Clemson and No. 3 Ohio State will face off in the Fiesta Bowl. The..." December 04

  • Can Deshaun Watson make a last-minute Heisman run?

    Sporting News - NCAAF "What kind of year is Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson having? Don’t take from the stats. Don’t take it from the expectations. Don’t take it from the Heisman Trophy race. Take it from Clemson coach Dabo Swinney, who thinks Watson has been better than a 2015 season in which he became the..." November 30

  • Georgia Tech B-back Marcus Marshall to transfer

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia Tech B-back Marcus Marshall will be transferring at the end of the fall semester after his second season with the Yellow Jackets. Marshall led Tech in rushing yards last year as a first-year freshman and again this season, but shared the job with first-year freshman Dedrick Mills this..." November 30

  • U of L's Lamar Jackson voted ACC Player of the Year

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson has been voted the overall Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year as well as the ACC Offensive Player of the Year, according to balloting by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association. Jackson concluded the regular season holding the Louisville school..." November 30

  • Dabo Swinney Downplays Allegation Clemson Player Used Racial Slurs; Wants Media People Fired For Reporting It

    Black Sports Online "South Carolina linebacker Bryson Allen-Williams said a Clemson OL called him a nigger. This isn’t something black people just make up, so I believe him when he says it especially when it happened before the game when the teams were talking trash and having a little scuffle. Dabo Swinney said..." November 29

  • Dabo Swinney on allegations Clemson players used racial slurs: 'Absolutely false'

    CBS Sports "Following Clemson's 56-7 win over South Carolina on Saturday, there were plenty of Gamecocks players who felt they had been disrespected by their in-state rivals. Some of the disrespect was your typical rival fare, as South Carolina players thought Clemson was doing a bit too much..." November 28

  • Watson throws sx TDs as No. 4 Clemson routs South Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "CLEMSON, S.C. -- Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has witnessed a lot of big-time performances from quarterback Deshaun Watson, but perhaps none bigger than the one he turned in Saturday night. "Deshaun was unbelievable," Swinney said. "He played lights out." Watson certainly flipped the..." November 27

  • Florida State wins fourth straight over Florida, 31-13

    The Sports Xchange "TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Jimbo Fisher vs. the state of Florida? Oh, he's good. Real, real good. The seventh-year Florida State head coach, whose rumored future is no longer in doubt after LSU filled its head coaching position earlier in the day Saturday, improved to 17-1 all-time..." November 27

  • South Carolina Players Accuse Clemson Player and Fans of Hurling Racial Slurs at Them

    Complex "On Saturday night, Clemson bested South Carolina by a score of 56-7, the biggest beatdown of their in-state rivals since they won 51-0 all the way back in 1900. About an hour-and-a-half before the contest even began, however, the two teams got into a tiny skirmish that the South Carolina players..." November 27

  • Georgia Tech rallied to shock rival Georgia

    The Sports Xchange "ATHENS, Ga. -- Two fourth-quarter touchdowns proved to be the difference for Georgia Tech, which rallied to stun Georgia on Saturday at Sanford Stadium, 28-27. Talk about a dramatic conclusion. Down by 13, the Yellow Jackets (8-4) cut the margin to six on a 4-yard run by Dedrick Mills..." November 26

  • Virginia Tech blasts Virginia, clinches ACC title game spot

    The Sports Xchange "Junior quarterback Jerod Evans passed for 253 yards and two touchdowns and added a rushing score as Virginia Tech rolled to a 52-10 victory over Virginia on Saturday in Atlantic Coast Conference play at Blacksburg, Va. Senior fullback Sam Rogers contributed 105 rushing yards and two..." November 26

  • Pittsburgh outlasts Syracuse in historic shootout

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Nathan Peterman threw four touchdown passes and rushed for another touchdown to lead Pittsburgh to a 76-61 win over Syracuse on Saturday afternoon. The contest marked the highest-scoring affair in Atlantic Coast Conference history with 137 points in a game. The fast-paced..." November 26

  • Kentucky stuns No. 11 Louisville, 41-38

    The Sports Xchange "LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Austin MacGinnis kicked a 47-yard field goal with 12 seconds left to lift Kentucky to a 41-38 upset of No. 11 Louisville on Saturday at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. "I just picked a target and hit it," MacGinnis said. MacGinnis' kick was right down the middle,..." November 26

  • Towles guides Boston College past Wake Forest

    The Sports Xchange "Patrick Towles threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to tight end Tommy Sweeney with 8:03 remaining as Boston College defeated Wake Forest 17-14 on Saturday at BB&T Field in Winston-Salem, N.C. The outcome makes Boston College (6-6, 2-6 Atlantic Coast Conference) bowl eligible. The winning..." November 26

  • Kaaya throws four TD passes as Miami tops Duke

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Quarterback Brad Kaaya threw a pair of third-quarter touchdown passes, one covering 76 yards to tight end David Njoku, to break the game open as Miami defeated Duke 40-21 here Saturday afternoon. Kaaya, who also set up Michael Badgley's fourth field game with a 42-yard..." November 26

  • N.C. State holds on to knock off North Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "CHAPEL HILL, N.C.. -- Running back Matt Dayes ran for two touchdowns and North Carolina State built a big early lead and held on to defeat North Carolina 28-21 and reach bowl eligibility Friday afternoon at Kenan Stadium. The outcome knocked North Carolina out of contention to be the Coastal..." November 25

  • Jimbo Fisher to FSU fans amid LSU rumors: 'Just be patient'

    Orlando Sentinel "The first question Jimbo Fisher received during his radio call-in show Wednesday night expressed gratitude. “Thanks for coaching us, Jimbo,” the caller said. “I love it,” Fisher responded. About 20 minutes later, a young fan bashfully asked if Fisher was going to return as Florida State’s..." November 24

  • Alabama, Ohio State, Michigan, Clemson hold on to top four spots

    ESPN "With wins by each of the top four teams this past weekend, the College Football Playoff rankings remain unchanged at the top ahead of an intriguing rivalry weekend slate of games. Alabama, Ohio State, Michigan and Clemson continue to hold the inside track for spots in the PlayStation Fiesta..." November 23

  • Lamar Jackson focused on winning, not Heisman

    ESPN "When the third set of College Football Playoff rankings were unveiled Tuesday night, Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, receiver Jaylen Smith and a handful of other Cardinals tweeted their reactions to it. It was clear they were surprised and certainly not pleased to be outside of the top..." November 19

  • BC keeps chances to go bowling, 30-0

    The Sports Xchange "BOSTON -- Boston College kept its bowl hopes alive with a 30-0 rout of Connecticut in the first meeting between the regional rivals since 2004 on Saturday at Alumni Stadium. The Eagles (5-6) can become bowl eligible for the third time in four seasons under coach Steve Addazio, a Farmington,..." November 19

  • Georgia Tech uses spurt to pull away from Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "ATLANTA -- Georgia Tech used big plays to score 17 unanswered points in the second half and hung on to beat Virginia 31-17 on Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium. The Yellow Jackets (7-4, 4-4 ACC) trailed 10-7 at halftime before scoring on three straight possessions -- a 54-yard pass from..." November 19

  • Walton rushes Miami past N.C. State

    The Sports Xchange "Running back Mark Walton scored on three second-half touchdown runs and Miami defeated North Carolina State 27-13 in the Atlantic Coast Conference on Saturday afternoon at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, N.C. Miami (7-4, 4-3 ACC) extended its winning streak to three games by winning its..." November 19

  • Dalvin Cook breaks Florida State career rushing record

    Tallahassee Democrat "With his 41-yard carry in the first quarter against Syracuse, running back Dalvin Cook has broken Warrick Dunn's career rushing record at Florida State to give him 3,986 yards. Cook came into the game just 19 yards short of Dunn's 3,959 yards, and broke the record on his second carry of the..." November 19

  • Peterman, Connor lead Pitt to rout of Duke

    The Sports Xchange "Nathan Peterman threw three touchdown passes and running back James Conner rushed for two touchdowns as Pittsburgh built off its major upset from a week earlier by whipping visiting Duke 56-14 on Saturday at Heinz Field The Panthers (7-4, 4-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) scored two touchdowns..." November 19

  • Evans stars as Hokies win at Notre Dame

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Jerod Evans threw two touchdown passes and rushed for one more, and Virginia Tech rallied for a 34-31 win over Notre Dame on Saturday afternoon at South Bend, Ind. Evans completed 22 of 29 passes for 267 yards and led the team with 67 yards on the ground as the Hokies erased a..." November 19

  • Cook sets Florida State rushing record in 45-14 romp

    The Sports Xchange "SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- While junior running back Dalvin Cook cemented his Florida State legacy, freshman quarterback Deondre Francois continued to build his as the 17th-ranked Seminoles thumped Syracuse 45-14 on Saturday in an Atlantic Coast Conference game before 32,340 fans at the Carrier Dome...." November 19

  • No. 4 Clemson rebounds with 35-13 win

    The Sports Xchange "WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- The best way for Clemson to respond to an unexpected setback was to waste no time getting back in a groove. That's exactly what happened for the No. 4 Tigers in Saturday night's 35-13 victory over Wake Forest at windswept BB&T Field. "You really can't dwell on..." November 19

  • Jackson, No. 5 Louisville stunned by Houston

    The Sports Xchange "During a postgame interview on national TV, Houston coach Tom Herman greeted quarterback Greg Ward with a hug and a peck on the cheek. As for No. 5 Louisville, it kissed its national championship hopes goodbye in a meltdown that started with the opening kickoff and never really ended...." November 18

  • Jimbo Fisher reaffirms love for Florida State despite LSU coaching rumors

    Orlando Sentinel "Jimbo Fisher did not deny having interest or if his representatives have made contact with LSU for its head coaching position. But Fisher did express his love for his current post after Tuesday’s practice, as Florida State prepares to play at Syracuse at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. “I’m not going to..." November 16

  • Wake Forest investigating if Louisville knew too much before Saturday's game

    Winston-Salem Journal "Wake Forest is investigating how documents pertaining to its game plan might have ended up in Louisville’s hands before last Saturday’s game at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. “We are concerned that there was some type of security breach,’’ coach Dave Clawson said Tuesday. “I have shared it with..." November 16

  • LSU contacts Jimbo Fisher, Larry Fedora; Ed Orgeron emerges in coaching search

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Florida State's Jimbo Fisher and LSU interim coach Ed Orgeron have emerged as strong candidates in the school's search to replace Les Miles as head football coach, sources with knowledge of the situation said Monday. The sources were given anonymity to speak freely about the school's search to..." November 15

  • Dayes rushes for three TDs as NC State tops Syracuse

    The Sports Xchange "SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Matt Dayes rushed for 108 yards and three touchdowns and Ryan Finley threw for a season-high 340 yards and one score Saturday afternoon as North Carolina State snapped a four-game losing streak with a 35-20 win over Syracuse in an Atlantic Coast Conference game before 34,842 fans..." November 12

  • Kaaya, Walton guide Miami past Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. -- Miami snagged its sixth win to become bowl eligible in a 34-14 triumph over Virginia on Saturday afternoon at Scott Stadium. The Hurricanes held the Cavaliers to 289 total yards en route to the 20-point win. After Virginia (2-8, 1-5) scored the game's first..." November 12

  • Jordan, Georgia Tech stun No. 14 Virginia Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Matthew Jordan didn't find out he was going to get his first career start for Georgia Tech until just before the opening kickoff. He didn't even have time to get nervous. Jordan rushed for two touchdowns and the much-maligned Yellow Jackets' defense had four takeaways to stun No. 14 Virginia..." November 12

  • Pitt shocks No. 2 Clemson on late FG

    The Sports Xchange "CLEMSON, S.C. -- Blewitt didn't blow it. Pittsburgh kicker Chris Blewitt kicked a 48-yard field goal with six seconds remaining as the Panthers stunned No. 2 Clemson 43-42 Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium, knocking the Tigers from the ranks of the unbeaten and damaging their hopes for..." November 12

  • No. 6 Louisville finally awakes to down Wake Forest

    The Sports Xchange "No. 6 Louisville scores 44 straight to beat Wake Forest, 44-12 By Howie Lindsey On a big night for upsets in college football, No. 6 Louisville scored 44 straight points to come from behind to beat upset-minded Wake Forest 44-12 Saturday night at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium in..." November 12

  • No. 18 Florida State rolls over BC

    The Sports Xchange "TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- After watching one superstar suffer a devastating injury already this year in the late stages of a blowout win, Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher made sure history didn't repeat itself Friday night. With star running back Dalvin Cook just 19 yards away from the..." November 11

  • Jimbo Fisher: Derwin James will be out for remainder of regular season

    Orlando Sentinel "Florida State safety Derwin James has been declared out for the remainder of the regular season, Jimbo Fisher said during his Wednesday radio call-in show. Fisher is hopeful James, who suffered a torn meniscus in his right knee in September, can return for FSU’s bowl game to end this..." November 10

  • Deshaun Watson, three other Clemson stars won't be back in 2017

    CBS Sports "A big reason why Clemson was so touted heading into the season was the abundance of NFL-caliber talent on the offense. Barring an unforeseen reversal, it would appear at least four of Clemson's offensive leaders are indeed intending to go pro. According to coach Dabo Swinney, quarterback..." November 08

  • Florida State's Wilson sees college career ended by foot surgery

    ESPN "Florida State senior receiver Jesus "Bobo" Wilson will miss the rest of the season after undergoing foot surgery on Monday, coach Jimbo Fisher said. Wilson was injured Oct. 15 and has missed the last two games. He attempted to rehab the foot injury, but the swelling persisted. He opted for..." November 07

  • No. 21 North Carolina, Hood run over Georgia Tech

    The Sports Xchange "CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina displayed the means to just about keep up with Georgia Tech in the rushing department and that had the Tar Heels running off to another victory. Running back Elijah Hood ran for 168 yards and three touchdowns as No. 21 North Carolina drilled Georgia Tech..." November 05

  • Jackson totals seven TDs as No. 7 Louisville rolls BC

    The Sports Xchange "BOSTON -- Lamar Jackson believes there's a way to crack every defense, if you're willing to put in the work. "There's always something that a defense is giving you," the Louisville sophomore quarterback wrote Thursday in The Players' Tribune. "A great quarterback solves that puzzle on every..." November 05

  • Clemson QB Deshaun Watson leaves game against Syracuse football with apparent shoulder injury

    Syracuse.com "Syracuse isn't the only team in Death Valley dealing with a quarterback injury on Saturday. Clemson signal caller Deshaun Watson went into the locker room before halftime after suffering an apparent right shoulder injury. Watson seemed to fall on that shoulder after a 3rd-and-10 conversion run..." November 05

  • Wake Forest eligible for bowl after topping Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Wake Forest recorded its sixth win of the year and became bowl eligible for the first time in five seasons with a 27-20 win over Virginia on Saturday afternoon. The Demon Deacons got a 39-yard interception return for a touchdown from Jessie Bates to give them the..." November 05

  • No. 2 Clemson annihilates Syracuse

    The Sports Xchange "CLEMSON, S.C. -- Clemson had enough of the late-game drama. The Tigers, who have won five games by a touchdown or less this season, took a more direct route to victory on Saturday afternoon, rolling to a 30-point halftime lead in an eventual 54-0 romp against Syracuse at Memorial..." November 05

  • Is Jimbo Fisher worth his top-5 salary?

    Today's U "Jimbo Fisher is the fifth-highest-paid coach in college football, according to coaching salary figures released by USA Today Wednesday. Fisher’s total salary is $5,250,000, which includes a max bonus of $1,475,000. He also reportedly received a $100,000 bonus within the past year. According to..." November 01

  • Thomas carries Georgia Tech past Duke

    The Sports Xchange "ATLANTA -- Quarterback Justin Thomas accounted for a career-best 459 total yards and four touchdowns on Saturday and Georgia Tech defeated Duke 38-35 on homecoming at Bobby Dodd Stadium. Thomas completed 10 of 14 passes for 264 yards and two touchdowns, and rushed 17 times for a career-best..." October 29

  • Jackson lifts No. 5 Louisvile past Virginia with :13 left

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- When Virginia's two-point conversion put them ahead by one point with just under two minutes to play, Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson strapped on his helmet and trotted out onto the field as calm as possible. At that point, he was the Cardinals' only hope to..." October 29

  • Boston College stuns N.C. State to end ACC losing streak

    The Sports Xchange "Boston College used freshman running back Davon Jones' pass of 14 yards to Tommy Sweeney for a game-winning touchdown, defeating North Carolina State 21-14 to end a 12-game Atlantic Coast Conference losing streak Saturday afternoon at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, N.C. The trick play put..." October 29

  • Notre Dame nips Miami after blowing huge lead

    The Sports Xchange "Notre Dame blew a 20-point lead but recovered to beat Miami 30-27 on kicker Justin Yoon's third field goal of the game, a 23-yarder with 31 seconds left on Saturday in South Bend, Ind. Quarterback DeShone Kizer passed for 263 yards and two touchdowns as the Fighting Irish (3-5) overcame two..." October 29

  • No. 25 Virginia Tech prevails with record 6 field goals

    The Sports Xchange "PITTSBURGH -- Imagine a team's quarterback throwing for a career-best 406 yards, and yet the star of the game is the kicker. That's what happened Thursday night when No. 25 Virginia Tech had trouble punching the ball into the end zone. Junior Joey Slye tied an ACC and Virginia Tech..." October 28

  • Florida State Star Derwin James Confirmed Out For Clemson Game

    The Spun "Derwin James injury update: Florida State’s star safety has been out since tearing a meniscus against Charleston Southern. He’s out for Saturday’s pivotal game against Clemson. There was some hope that James, one of the best players on FSU’s athletic defense, would be back in time to face..." October 27

  • Russ Yeast commits to Louisville

    247 Sports "Russ Yeast, one of the nation’s best corners, committed to Louisville Monday over Auburn and Iowa. 247Sports National Recruiting Insider Ryan Bartow first-reported the commitment. Yeast, rated the No. 47 CB nationally by 247Sports, also considered Alabama and Ole Miss. While Yeast found a good..." October 25

  • Miami lands 4-star safety Amari Carter

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Amari Carter is heading to Miami. The Palm Beach Gardens safety verbally committed on Saturday, choosing the Hurricanes over Notre Dame. A three-star recruit, Carter has established himself as one of Palm Beach County’s top defensive players over the past two years. The 6-foot-2, 170 lb...." October 24

  • Dungey, Syracuse outlast Boston College

    The Sports Xchange "Eric Dungey threw for 434 yards and three touchdowns in his second straight big week, powering Syracuse to a 28-20 ACC road victory over Boston College on Saturday at Chestnut Hill, Mass. Dungey, who became the first Syracuse quarterback to throw for 300 yards and run for 100 in the Orange's..." October 22

  • Jackson totals 4 TDs as Louisville blasts NC State

    The Sports Xchange "Heisman favorite Lamar Jackson and No. 7 Louisville raced to a 44-point lead at the half and breezed to a 54-13 win over North Carolina State on Saturday at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. Coach Bobby Petrino said Louisville felt it needed to prove a point. "I think we got a little..." October 22

  • No. 22 North Carolina extends mastery of Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- After being embarrassed at home in a 31-point loss to Virginia Tech two weeks ago, North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora knew he couldn't play the injury card to excuse his team's poor performance. Despite having a bevy of injuries on both sides of the ball, the Tar..." October 22

  • Former Virginia receiver alleges hazing, abusive culture

    ESPN "A former University of Virginia football player is suing the school after claiming that teammates bullied and mocked him over a learning disability and forced him into a hazing ritual this summer that left him with a broken eye socket. The federal civil rights lawsuit, filed Friday by Aidan..." October 20

  • Bucs' Winston says he second-guesses choice of FSU over Stanford

    Tampa Bay Times "On a conference call with San Francisco bay area writers Wednesday, Winston indicated he still second-guesses his decision to choose Florida State over Stanford when he was recruited by both out of high school. Winston's regret still exists despite him winning the 2013 Heisman Trophy and..." October 20

  • Evans passes, runs Hokies past Hurricanes

    The Sports Xchange "Virginia Tech toppled Miami 37-16 Thursday night to stay alive in the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division race. The Hurricanes' title hopes, on the other hand, sustained a serious blow. Hokies quarterback Jerod Evans passed for 259 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 98..." October 20

  • Four-star running back commits to U of L

    Louisville Courier-Journal "The Louisville football team landed arguably its best commitment in the 2017 recruiting class on Wednesday from four-star Florida running back Colin Wilson, who is rated the nation's No. 170 senior nationally by Rivals.com. Wilson, a 6-foot, 205-pound play for Clay High School in Green Cove..." October 19

  • North Carolina's Mack Hollins out for season

    247 Sports "North Carolina wideout Mack Hollins will miss the rest of his senior season after breaking his collarbone during Saturday's win at Miami, sources have told Greg Barnes of Inside Carolina. Sources have not yet confirmed Hollins' injury to Carolina Blue, but the breaking report indicates Hollins..." October 17

  • Duke coach looking for rule change after loss

    ESPN "Duke coach David Cutcliffe is pointing a finger at the rulebook, not the officiating, following his team's 24-14 loss to No. 7 Louisville on Friday night. Cutcliffe's specific complaint came after a roughing-the-kicker call against Blue Devils cornerback Breon Borders late in the fourth quarter..." October 15

  • Pitt's 24-point surge sinks Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Pittsburgh kept pace in the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division with a 45-31 win over division foe Virginia on Saturday at Scott Stadium. The loss snapped a two-game winning streak for Virginia (2-4, 1-1) after starting the season 0-3. After trailing..." October 15

  • Georgia Tech wins behind Thomas' 3 TDs

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Justin Thomas rushed for two touchdowns and passed for another, leading Georgia Tech past Georgia Southern 35-24 on Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta. Thomas' second touchdown run of the game put Georgia Tech in front 28-10 early in the fourth quarter. The Eagles..." October 15

  • NC State kicker receives death threats on Twitter after missing field goal

    College Spun "NC State kicker Kyle Bambard is getting harassed on Twitter after missing a potential game-winning field goal against Clemson. Saturday afternoon, NC State kicker Kyle Bambard missed a 33-yard field goal try on the final play of regulation against Clemson, allowing the Tigers to push the game..." October 15

  • Watson helps No. 3 Clemson fend off N.C. State

    The Sports Xchange "CLEMSON, S.C. -- In coach Dave Doeren's eyes, N.C. State almost finished a "masterpiece" Saturday afternoon. Almost. Quarterback Deshaun Watson threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Artavis Scott on Clemson's first possession of overtime as the No. 3-ranked Tigers survived against N.C...." October 15

  • Dungey, Syracuse too strong for No. 17 Virginia Tech

    The Sports Xchange "SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Virginia Tech's vaunted "Lunch Pail Defense" took the day off Saturday as the Syracuse Orange rolled up 561 yards of offense and stunned the No. 17 Hokies 31-17 in an Atlantic Coast Conference game before 33,838 fans at the Carrier Dome. Sophomore quarterback Eric Dungey's..." October 15

  • Sluggish Florida State stifles Wake Forest

    The Sports Xchange "TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida State expended a lot of energy during last week's emotionally charged, come-from-behind victory against rival Miami. And it showed Saturday. The No. 14 Seminoles looked sluggish in their second home ACC game of the season, but got the job done with a ho-hum..." October 15

  • Tar Heels hold off No. 16 Miami

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- North Carolina may not be sitting in the driver's seat in the ACC Coastal Division race, but it's right next to it. The Tar Heels (5-2, 3-1 ACC) took a big step in enhancing their chances to get back to the ACC Championship Game by riding a 17-point halftime cushion to..." October 15

  • No. 7 Louisville survives challenge from Duke

    The Sports Xchange "LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Ahead by a field goal midway through the 4th quarter, the No. 7 Louisville Cardinals kept their playoff hopes alive with a game-clinching, 80-yard scoring drive to beat the Duke Blue Devils 24-14 Friday night at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. It was a game-clinching drive..." October 14

  • Clemson lands Rivals100 LB Justin Foster

    Rivals "Offering Rivals100 linebacker Justin Foster first has paid off for Clemson in the form of his commitment. The Shelby (N.C.) Crest star announced his commitment to the Tigers on his Twitter account. IN HIS OWN WORDS… “They’ve been in touch ever since the beginning,” said Foster. “They kind of..." October 11

  • Miami dismisses freshman WR Sam Bruce

    Palm Beach Post "The Hurricanes career of freshman wide receiver Sam Bruce is over before it began. Bruce, UM’s top-rated signee in the 2016 class, was dismissed from the program Monday for multiple violations of the team’s code of conduct, according to a UM statement. UM said Bruce failed to “meet the clear..." October 11

  • Miami quarterback Brad Kaaya injures shoulder against FSU, out for ‘a couple days’

    Miami Herald "Miami quarterback Brad Kaaya, who was knocked to the ground multiple times and said he hit his head more than once in UM’s 20-19 loss to FSU, has a shoulder injury and will be rested “for a couple of days,’’ UM coach Mark Richt said Sunday evening. No. 10 Miami (4-1, 1-1 Atlantic Coast..." October 10

  • No. 23 Florida State edges No. 10 Miami

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Think extra points are pretty much automatic in college football? Miami doesn't. Not after Florida State's DeMarcus Walker got a paw up to block a kick by Miami's Michael Badgley with 1:38 left and allow the No. 23 Seminoles to escape with a 20-19 victory over..." October 09

  • 4-star Passaic Tech OT Carter Warren, Rutgers target, headed to the ACC

    Newark Star-Ledger "The long recruitment process has come to an end for Passaic Tech four-star recruit Carter Warren. And the touted offensive tackle is headed to the ACC. Moments ago, Warren announced on his Twitter page that he is headed to the University of Pittsburgh to play his college ball beginning next..." October 09

  • Miami fans throw trash on field after targeting penalty

    Larry Brown Sports "Miami Hurricanes fans were furious about a targeting call in the fourth quarter of their game Saturday against Florida State and responded by littering the field with debris. Jamal Carter was called for targeting on a third down play that extended FSU’s drive in the fourth quarter, resulting in..." October 09

  • No. 3 Clemson controls Boston College in 56-10 win

    The Sports Xchange "CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. -- Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said last week that the Tigers' next goal was to win the Atlantic Coast Conference's Atlantic Division, "and Boston College is in the way." Not anymore. Deshaun Watson threw for four touchdowns and Clemson showcased its quick-strike,..." October 08

  • Stunning images of Notre Dame and NC State playing football in a hurricane

    Fox Sports "NC State knew it was hosting Notre Dame on Saturday, but Hurricane Matthew also decided to pay a visit to Carter Finley Stadium. And conditions quickly deteriorated -- not that they ever were ideal in the first place. Here's a sampling of the puddles, driving winds, torrential rain and..." October 08

  • Pitt banks on Blewitt FG, beats Georgia Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Chris Blewitt banked in a 31-yard field goal off the right upright on the final play after Pitt's defense came up with a fourth-down stop and the Panthers beat Georgia Tech 37-34 in Pittsburgh on Saturday. Blewitt's third field goal of the day was set up when Pitt stuffed Georgia Tech B-back..." October 08

  • N.C. State downs Notre Dame in monsoon-type conditions

    The Sports Xchange "North Carolina State safety Dexter Wright picked up a blocked punt and returned it 16 yards for a fourth-quarter touchdown as the Wolfpack defeated Notre Dame 10-3 in a game played in monsoon-type conditions caused by bands of downpours from Hurricane Matthew on Saturday afternoon at Carter-Finley..." October 08

  • Duke takes advantage of turnovers to topple Army

    The Sports Xchange "Duke scored after a pair of first-half Army mistakes en route to posting a 13-6 non-conference victory Saturday at rain-drenched Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, N.C. The game was played under the impact of Hurricane Matthew, with bands of rain pouring on the field. Neither team scored..." October 08

  • Evans, No. 25 Va. Tech breeze past No. 17 UNC

    The Sports Xchange "CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Through the rain and wind from Hurricane Matthew and everything else Saturday, Virginia Tech wanted to be heard again. The No. 25 Hokies did just that, smothering No. 17 North Carolina's potent offense in a 34-3 romp. "We're tired of hearing about everybody else,"..." October 08

  • Wolford leads Wake Forest past Syracuse

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback John Wolford ran for two touchdowns and Wake Forest defeated Syracuse 28-9 on Saturday night at rain-swept BB&T Field in Winston-Salem, N.C. The Demon Deacons drove 78 yards on six plays for a 3-yard touchdown run by running back Cade Carney with 3:59 left. That resulted in the..." October 08

  • Miami-Florida State game is on; teams will donate to Hurricane Matthew relief

    Sporting News - NCAAF "The Miami Hurricanes’ football game against Florida State will kick off as scheduled on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET at Hard Rock Stadium, the University of Miami announced on Friday. While Hurricane Matthew has ripped through much of the state of Florida — it caused the SEC game between LSU and..." October 07

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