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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????

 

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23 thoughts on “ACC Saturday Football Game Day Thread: November 2, 2013

  1. The teams with must win games: Syracuse (for bowl hopes), Clemson (for BCS hopes), Virginia Tech (to keep ACC title game hopes alive). Anyone else in must win territory?

    • M. Caffrey on said:

      They’re not there yet, but UNC is closing in on “Must Win” territory in order to salve their season and get to bowl eligibility. The tarheels are 2-5 with 5 games remaining (NCSt., UVA, Pitt, Old Dominion, Duke) while not exactly Murderer’s Row, they don’t have much margin for error here on out.

  2. M. Caffrey on said:

    Go ‘Cuse!

  3. M. Caffrey on said:

    Elsewhere in the league; NC St. leads UNC 10-0 and BC is up on VPI; Tech is marching up the field.

  4. Syracuse has no pass offense.

  5. M. Caffrey on said:

    Since there is no offense in this game, let’s see what else is going on around the league: VPI ties-it up 7-all with 4:29 left in the 2nd QTR; UNC trying to mount a comeback, 10-7 with 2:39 left in the 1st QTR.

  6. M. Caffrey on said:

    Halftime
    Virginia Tech 10
    Boston College 7

    10:04 2nd Qtr
    North Carolina 14
    North Carolina State 16

    9:13 2nd Qtr
    Wake Forest 0
    Syracuse 0

  7. M. Caffrey on said:

    Nice pass/catch by Hunt & West.

  8. M. Caffrey on said:

    If you missed the first half of the SU / WtF game…you haven’t missed anything except very boring and bad football.

    6:20 3rd Qtr
    Virginia Tech 10
    Boston College 10

    2:48 2nd Qtr
    North Carolina 21
    North Carolina State 16

    Half
    Wake Forest 0
    Syracuse 0

  9. M. Caffrey on said:

    Syracuse puts together a nice 14-play, 75 yard drive to take the lead 7-0 midway through the 3rd Qtr.

  10. M. Caffrey on said:

    Back-to-back highlight reel plays for SU. Starting with a tipped-ball/interception by Isiah Johnson with an incredible diving/stretch to bring the ball in.

    The very next play was a Jerome Smith handoff to West on the reverse, who passes on the run to a wide-open Brisley Estime in the endzone. Touchdown 6 points.

    Where have these plays been all year?

  11. M. Caffrey on said:

    2:54 4th Qtr
    Virginia Tech 27
    Boston College 34

    3:18 3rd Qtr
    North Carolina 21
    North Carolina State 19

    15:00 4th Qtr
    Wake Forest 0
    Syracuse 13

    Finally some offense in the SU/WtF game as Syracuse has scored 13 unanswered points and are back in the redzone following a 57 yard rush by Prince Tyson-Gulley.

  12. M. Caffrey on said:

    Final
    Virginia Tech 27
    Boston College 34

  13. M. Caffrey on said:

    Another game in the books. Syracuse held Wake the Forest scoreless and improves to 4-4 on the season. With games remaining against Maryland, Pitt, FSU, and Boston College the Orange have a shot (albeit long shot) to get to 6 wins and Bowl Eligibility.

  14. Miami came to play…7-7 afte 1Q.

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