ACC Gameday: Matchups, standings
09/15/2012 12:07 AM
09/15/2012 12:08 AM
WAKE FOREST AT FSU, NOON
Incredibly, the Demon Deacons have won four of six against Florida State, including last year’s shocker in Winston-Salem. FSU has had what amounts to two bye weeks to get ready for this game.
BETHUNE COOKMAN AT MIAMI, NOON
The 2011 game against MIami was Bethune-Cookman’s first against a major college opponent in its 86-year football history, and it lost 45-14. This is the rematch.
VIRGINIA TECH AT PITT, NOON
Though the Hokies hold a 7-4 series lead, the Panthers have won the past three meetings, including a 31-28 victory at Pittsburgh in the most recent game between them in 2003.
UCONN AT MARYLAND, 12:30 P.M.
Maryland coach Randy Edsall welcomes Connecticut, his former team, to Byrd Stadium. Edsall said there’s nothing “personal” about the meeting of his old and new teams.
BOSTON COLLEGE AT NORTHWESTERN, 3:30 P.M.
Boston College makes the trip to Northwestern in a return game from the 2011 season opener, which saw the Wildcats claim a 24-17 win in Boston.
VIRGINIA AT GEORGIA TECH, 3:30 P.M.
If Georgia Tech has any designs on going to Charlotte as the Coastal Division winner, it can’t afford a second straight loss to Mike London and Virginia. The Cavaliers were gifted a win by Penn State last week.
NORTH CAROLINA AT LOUISVILLE, 3:30 P.M.
The Tar Heels’ suspect pass defense gave up 327 yards to Wake Forest’s Tanner Price last week. Will they be able to handle Louisville’s Teddy Bridgewater, who has thrown for 576 yards and completed 81.7 percent of his passes in the first two games?
SOUTH ALABAMA AT N.C. STATE, 6 P.M.
The only way for State to get back to its November 2011 form, when it beat Clemson and UNC, is to rediscover its pass protection and clear space for running back Mustafa Greene, an Irmo High grad.
N.C. CENTRAL AT DUKE, 7 P.M.
Duke coach David Cutcliffe says this game is good for Durham. It should also be good for Duke’s offense, which could use a pick-me-up after a disaster against a weak Stanford defense.
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