North Carolina’s Giovani Bernard. (Gerry Broome/AP)

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 Foreman grills.


Thursday, Oct. 25

No. 18 Clemson, Wake Forest 13

Saturday, Oct. 27

No. 12 Florida State 48, Duke 7

BYU 41, Georgia Tech 17

Boston College 20, Maryland 17

North Carolina 43, North Carolina State 35


Clemson Jr. QB Tajh Boyd: 27 of 38, 428 yards, 5 TDs.

North Carolina So. RB Giovani Bernard: 23 rushes, 135 yards, 2 TDs, 74-yard TD return.

Clemson So. WR Sammy Watkins: 8 catches, 202 yards, 1 TD.

Florida State So. RB Devonta Freeman: 12 carries, 104 yards, 1 TD.

North Carolina State Sr. QB Mike Glennon: 29 of 52, 467 yards, 5 TDs, 2 INTs.

Maryland Fr. WR Stefon Diggs: 11 catches, 152 yards, 1 TD.

Boston College Jr. WR Alex Amidon: 9 catches, 137 yards.


Bernard’s punt return gave the Tar Heels the win

Did Tom O’Brien’s play-calling cost the Wolfpack?

Of all the blowouts in the Duke-Florida State series …this one was the most recent.

The Seminoles aren’t stopping for anyone these days, especially not the Blue Devils. 

Georgia Tech got destroyed by BYU in a disappointing home game.


“He just kept running, kept running. The little guy ran for his life, man. He ran for his life.” —  North Carolina Sr. DT Sylvester Williams.

“We got whipped. And there’s no recipe that could have changed it.” —  Duke Coach David Cutcliffe.

“We pretty much got our tails whipped. It was disappointing. I think we got whipped in all three phases of the game.” – Georgia Tech Coach Paul Johnson.



Florida State: 8-1 overall (5-1 ACC)

Clemson: 7-1 (4-1)

North Carolina State: 5-3 (2-2)

Maryland: 4-4 (2-2)

Wake Forest: 4-4 (2-4)

Boston College: 2-6 (1-4)


Duke: 6-3 overall (3-2 ACC)

North Carolina: 6-3 (3-2)

Miami: 4-4 (3-2)

Virginia Tech: 4-4 (2-2)

Georgia Tech: 3-5 (2-3)

Virginia: 2-6 (0-4)


Thursday, Nov. 1

Virginia Tech at Miami (7:30 p.m.)

Saturday, Nov. 3

Georgia Tech at Maryland (12:30 p.m.)

Virginia at North Carolina State (12:30 p.m.)

Boston College at Wake Forest (3:30 p.m.)

No. 18 Clemson at Duke (7 p.m.)