It was an exciting first week of ACC football (and also a good one), as nobody lost to an FCS team! Hopefully this remains the case moving forward, but here are today's links.
Despite barely sneaking by FCS team Villanova, first impressions of head coach Steve Addazio were still pretty good. The Eagles open up as a three point favorite for Friday night's showdown against the Demon Deacons.
The Tigers were the big winners in the ACC this weekend, and it marks a change in the culture down in Death Valley. Most of America found out what we down here in ACC Country already knew---the pre-game tradition at Clemson is awesome.
It was the Jameis Winston show last night, as he amazed viewers in his first start as a freshman. No, seriously, he only missed two passes the entire game, and they both finished in the hands of a receiver.
The Yellow Jackets destroyed Elon on Saturday 70-0, but also got bad news when one of its top recruits for the class of 2014 in Jalen Johnson tore his ACL in a scrimmage on Friday. The game impressed a lot of recruits, as well.
C.J. Brown showed off his surgically-repaired knee (to the tune of five touchdowns), as he led the Terps to an easy win over Florida Atlantic. The depth chart for this week against Old Dominion has been released, as well.
Coming off of a nice win against Florida International, Miami turns its attention to the big game this week against Florida, where bragging rights are at stake. Coach Al Golden thinks there are plenty of mistakes that need fixing this week.
Despite the loss to Florida State, Pittsburgh fans remain relatively optimistic about the season.
Predictable questions are being asked in the wake of the Syracuse loss to Penn State on Saturday, but do they need to be? Here is a very good wrap-up of the loss and general thoughts about other Orange opponents this year.
It was a crazy game in Charlottesville on Saturday due to a monsoon that passed through during the BYU game, but the Hoos beat BYU 19-16 on a late TD by RB Kevin Parks. The reward is going to play Oregon---congratulations.
Here are three takeaways from the Demon Deacons victory over Presbyterian by Winston-Salem Journal beat writer Dan Collins.