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FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2019, file photo, Ohio State defensive end Chase Young laughs on the sidelines during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Northwestern, in Evanston, Ill. Young was selected to The Associated Press All-Am erica team, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

AP All-America teams dominated by LSU, Ohio State

Dec. 16, 2019 1:38 PM EST

No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Ohio State each placed three players on The Associated Press All-America first team released Monday. Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow of LSU highlights the first-team offense and Heisman finalist Chase Young of Ohio State leads the defense on the team presented by Regions Bank that was chosen...

FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2019, file photo, Boston College running back AJ Dillon (2) breaks a tackle on Virginia Tech defensive back Jermaine Waller, bottom, on a touchdown run during the first half of an NCAA college football game, in Boston. Dillon was selected to The Associated Press All-Atlantic Coast Conference football team, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

BC's AJ Dillon to skip senior season, declares for NFL draft

Dec. 10, 2019 1:30 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College running back AJ Dillon says he is skipping his senior season and entering the NFL draft. The junior announced his decision in a statement released Tuesday by the school. He will not play when BC meets Cincinnati in the Birmingham Bowl Jan. 2 in Alabama. “Ever since I...

Clemson running back Travis Etienne (9) escapes the tackle attempt by Virginia cornerback Heskin Smith (23) and Virginia linebacker Jordan Mack (4) during the first half of the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. Etienne scored a touchdown on the play. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

Clemson RB Etienne, LB Simmons lead AP All-ACC teams

Dec. 10, 2019 12:51 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Third-ranked Clemson once again dominated the Associated Press All-Atlantic Coast Conference teams and individual awards released Tuesday. The five-time ACC champions swept the top offensive and defensive player of the year awards and placed 12 players on the two teams as determined by...

Cincinnati quarterback Desmond Ridder (9) passes against Memphis during the first half of an NCAA college football game for the American Athletic Conference championship Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Boston College, Cincinnati meet in Birmingham Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 6:29 PM EST

No. 23 Cincinnati (10-3, American Athletic Conference) vs Boston College (8-4, Atlantic Coast), Jan. 2, 3 p.m. ET LOCATION: Birmingham, Ala. TOP PLAYERS Cincinnati: QB Desmond Ridder, 2,069 passing yards, 17 TDs, 545 rushing yards, 2 TDs. Boston College: : RB AJ Dillon, 1,685 yards, 14 TDs. NOTABLE Cincinnati:...

Clemson running back Travis Etienne (9) carries the ball against South Carolina's A.J. Turner during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

Clemson has 16 players picked to all-ACC football teams

Dec. 3, 2019 11:13 AM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Third-ranked Clemson had 16 players selected to the all-Atlantic Coast Conference football teams. The ACC on Tuesday announced its all-conference team as determined by a panel of 46 media members and 14 head coaches. Clemson running back Travis Etienne had a league-high 176 voting...

Boston College head coach Steve Addazio, right, greets long snapper Aidan Livingston, left, after the team made a field goal against Pittsburgh during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Dillion, Boston College chug past Pitt 26-19

Nov. 30, 2019 8:58 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Steve Addazio turned the corner and saw his players waiting for him. With a shove from freshman defensive tackle Kyiev Bennermon, the Boston College head coach made his way into the middle of what quickly became a giddy mosh pit. For the next 30 seconds, all the angst over...

Virginia Tech quarterback Hendon Hooker (2) attempts to elude Pittsburgh defender Patrick Jones II (91) in the forth quarter of an NCAA college football game in Blacksburg Va. Saturday, Nov. 23 2019. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)

Virginia, VT meet with Coastal Division title at stake

Nov. 28, 2019 4:05 AM EST

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 14: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 23 Virginia Tech at Virginia. The once-chaotic Coastal Division race comes down to one game, with the winner between the Hokies (8-3, 5-2) and Cavaliers (8-3, 5-2) advancing to face third-ranked Clemson in the league...