ACC Bowl Picture: A case for 11 teams (Part 2)

Last week, we looked at some of the scenarios that could play out to get 11 ACC teams in postseason play. And so far, the plan is coming to fruition.

With week 12 in the books, two more teams have clinched bowl eligibility bringing the total number of teams that will go bowling up to 8, with three more that are still fighting for the requisite six wins. Continue reading

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The Confidential’s ACC Football Top 10 Poll: Week 11

There are now a clear #1 and #2 in the ACC right now, as all five voting correspondents this week went with FSU and Clemson.  But what about the other slots?  Amazingly, Syracuse won on the road, but was dropped from its tie–as the Pitt win over ND propelled them up the voting charts.  Anyway, here is the Confidential Correspondents Football top 10 Poll for Week 11.  Remember, we include Notre Dame and Louisville.  This year, we’ll start with team number 10 and work our way to #1.

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ACC Bowl Picture: A case for 11 teams

With 3 weeks remaining in the regular season, the ACC bowl picture is starting to take shape. Six teams have already secured their positions in post season (Florida State, Clemson, Miami, Virginia Tech, Duke, and Georgia Tech).

Unfortunately for some, their hopes of post season play are gone (Virginia), while North Carolina St. and Wake Forest are not eliminated but have uphill challenges to get to eligibility.

For the rest of the conference however, there is still a lot of promise. In fact, depending on how things shake out down the stretch, the ACC could potentially send 11 teams Bowl Games.
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The Confidential’s ACC Football Top 10 Poll: Week 10

Well, Florida State-Miami was interesting for a while.  But there is a clear #1 in the ACC right now: the Seminoles.  Here is the Confidential Correspondents Football top 10 Poll for Week 10.  Remember, we include Notre Dame and Louisville.  This year, we’ll start with team number 10 and work our way to #1.

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ACC Saturday Football Game Day Thread: November 2, 2013

A big day for ACC football, culminating with the biggest game of the year so far: Florida State (7-0) vs. Miami (7-0).  The spread for this game is significant.  Miami will have its hands full.  But this Hurricane team beat Florida in a dogfight.  Miami has won ugly this year.

Other games:

  • Noon: Virginia Tech v Boston College
  • 12:30 pm: Syracuse v Wake Forest
  • 12:30 pm: North Carolina v North Carolina State
  • 3:30 pm: Clemson v Virginia
  • 7:00 pm: Georgia Tech v Pitt

In closing… take a look at this crazy image, courtesy of ESPN & FoxSportsCarolinas:

Really? This is the best image that they could use????

 

The Confidential’s ACC Football Top 10 Poll: Week 9

So much for October, it is now November and the Florida State-Clemson game of the week is a distant memory, as Florida State-Miami will be the contest everyone is still talking about.  With two 7-0 teams, it certainly should be.  Someone gets a huge strength of schedule boost with win.  Even the standings are starting to settle in the top 6.  We’ll see who is #1 next week.  Here is the Confidential Correspondents Football top 10 Poll for Week 9.  Remember, we include Notre Dame and Louisville.  This year, we’ll start with team number 10 and work our way to #1.

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The Confidential ACC Football Top 10 Poll: Week 8

We are well into October now… and the Florida State-Clemson game settled the rankings at the top.  It is still guesswork from #2 to #10 though.  So how do the ACC teams stack up according to the Confidential correspondents?  Well, here is the Confidential Correspondents Football top 10 Poll for Week 7.  Remember, we include Notre Dame and Louisville.  This year, we’ll start with team number 10 and work our way to #1.

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The Confidential ACC Football Top 10 Poll: Week 7

We are well into October now… and the Confidential correspondents are starting to submit polls that look a lot more similar.  So how do the ACC teams stack up?  Well, here is the Confidential Correspondents Football top 10 Poll for Week 7.  Remember, we include Notre Dame and Louisville.  This year, we’ll start with team number 10 and work our way to #1.

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The Confidential ACC Football Top 10 Poll: Week 6

We are into October now… and the Confidential correspondents have identified some trends.  So how do the ACC teams stack up?  Well, here is the Confidential Correspondents Football top 10 Poll for Week 6.  Remember, we include Notre Dame and Louisville.  This year, we’ll start with team number 10 and work our way to #1.

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And Then There Were Three: Florida State, Clemson, and Miami are 5-0

The ACC came into Saturday with four undefeated teams.  With two of them (Florida State and Maryland) playing, they were certain to have no more than three.  But with Miami and Clemson living up to their rankings, the ACC will finish Saturday, October 5, 2013, with the maximum number of 5-0 teams possible–three.

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