Recapping the week that was in the ACC each Sunday, all in one place. The scores, the stars, the stories, the quotables, the standings, the future. It’s all here. Everything except the waffle fries.



No. 4 Florida State 49, No. 10 Clemson 37

No. 8 West Virginia 31, Maryland 21

No. 17 TCU 27, Virginia 7

Miami 42, Georgia Tech 36 (OT)

North Carolina 27, East Carolina 6

North Carolina State 52, Citadel 14

Duke 38, Memphis 14

Wake Forest 49, Army 37

Virginia Tech 37, Bowling Green 0


Florida State Sr. QB EJ Manuel: 27 of 35, 380 yards, 2 TDs, 12 carries, 102 yards.

Miami Sr. RB Mike James: 15 carries, 89 yards, 3 TDs, winning touchdown in overtime.

Duke Sr. QB Sean Renfree: 26 of 37, 314 yards, 4 TDs, 1 INT

North Carolina State Fr. RB Shadrach Thornton: 21 carries, 145 yards, 2 TDs.

Florida State Sr. RB Chris Thompson: 15 carries, 103 yards, 2 TDs

Clemson Jr. QB Tajh Boyd: 20 of 36, 237 yards, 3 TDs, 1 INT

Maryland Fr. WR Stefon Diggs: 3 catches, 113 yards, 2 TDs.

Wake Forest RBs Josh Harris and Deandre Martin: 25 carries, 244 yards, 4 TDs.

North Carolina Sr. QB Bryn Renner: 27 of 43, 321 yards, 2 TDs.


In the game of his life, Manuel became the first Seminole quarterback since 1992 with 300 passing yards and 100 rushing yards in a game and has Florida State thinking BCS.

The “Orange Bowl Nightmare” happened again for Clemson

The Hurricanes proved they “have a fighter’s heart” in overtime win over Georgia Tech.

The Yellow Jackets just can’t figure out Miami … again.

Dominating East Carolina was the perfect remedy for the Tar Heels

Even against a nationally ranked opponent, there was no masking Virginia’s offensive issues.

Wolfpack Coach Tom O’Brien tried to calm Thornton after his first touchdown by telling him it would be a long night. It wound up being so for the Citadel.

While the offense lagged, the defense starred for the Blue Devils.

After a slow start, Logan Thomas took matters into his own hands for the Hokies.


“It’s a day I’m always going to remember. I thank God for it.” — Miami’s James

“Let’s not give him the Heisman Trophy yet.” — O’Brien on Thornton

“We believe in what we’re doing. We believe in the players that we have, and we’ll make sure we’re getting the right people in the right spots.” — Virginia. offensive coordinator Bill Lazor.

“I don’t know what to say. I’m as disappointed as I think I’ve ever been.” — Georgia Tech Coach Paul Johnson.



Florida State: 4-0 overall (2-0 ACC)

Wake Forest: 3-1 (1-1)

North Carolina State: 3-1 (0-0)

Maryland: 2-2 (0-0)

Clemson: 3-1 (0-1)

Boston College: 1-2 (0-1)


Miami: 3-1 overall (2-0 ACC)

Virginia Tech: 3-1 (1-0)

Georgia Tech: 2-2 (1-2)

Duke: 3-1 (0-0)

North Carolina: 2-2 (0-1)

Virginia: 2-2 (0-1)


Saturday’s games

No. 4 Florida State at South Florida, 6 p.m.

No. 10 Clemson at Boston College, 3:30 p.m.

Middle Tennessee at Georgia Tech, noon

Louisiana Tech at Virginia, 3:30 p.m.

Virginia Tech vs. Cincinnati, 3:30 p.m. at FedEx Field

North Carolina State at Miami, noon

Duke at Wake Forest, 12:30 p.m.

Idaho at North Carolina, 3:30 p.m.