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No. 17 Pitt rolls by No. 18 Wake Forest 45-21 for ACC title

Dec. 05, 2021 01:34 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Erick Hallett II saw the receiver running to his side and knew the ball was coming his way. He cut in front to snag a jumping interception and began sprinting for the end zone with the ball clutched in his right hand — then extended the ball as...

Clemson WR Ladson, QB Phommachanh leaving football program

Dec. 03, 2021 16:16 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson starting receiver Frank Ladson Jr. and backup quarterback Taisun Phommachanh are leaving the program. Team spokesman Ross Taylor said Friday the pair have entered the NCAA transfer portal. Ladson is a 6-foot-3 junior...

Pickett leads Pitt vs. Wake Forest in ACC title clash

Dec. 02, 2021 16:44 PM EST

No. 17 Pittsburgh (10-2, 7-1 ACC, No. 17 CFP) vs No. 18 Wake Forest (10-2, 7-1, No. 18), Saturday at 8 p.m. EST (ABC), at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. Line: Pitt by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Pitt leads 1-0. ...

Unexpected title match: Wake Forest, Pitt square off in ACC

Dec. 02, 2021 12:03 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two surprising programs with high-powered offenses will square off Saturday night when No. 17 Pittsburgh meets 18th-ranked Wake Forest in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game. It’s the first time since 2014 that Clemson, with its...

LSU, Kelly agree to 10-year contract worth at least $95M

Nov. 30, 2021 17:48 PM EST

LSU flew newly hired coach Brian Kelly on a private jet to Baton Rouge, where he was greeted Tuesday by fans, dignitaries and the Golden Band from Tigerland after agreeing to a 10-year contract worth $95 million plus incentives. The hiring of Kelly — who has Notre Dame...

Clemson wins 7th straight over rival South Carolina 30-0

Nov. 27, 2021 23:59 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson finished an unusual season in a very familiar way with a dominating win over rival South Carolina. Will Shipley ran for 128 yards and a touchdown and Clemson's defense smothered the Gamecocks for its seventh-straight win in the Palmetto...

For Wake Forest, ACC title game spot is on the line at BC

Nov. 26, 2021 14:58 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — There’s no more need for Wake Forest to wonder about the possible championship scenarios. And no more safety net. Win, and the Demon Deacons will play in the Atlantic Coast Conference title game against Pittsburgh. Lose...

Only 1 thing mind of South Carolina's Beamer: Beat Clemson

Nov. 26, 2021 09:57 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — First-year South Carolina coach Shane Beamer has had the same message driven home nearly each day since taking the job last December: Beat Clemson. “That's what I've heard,” Beamer said. Hearing about beating Clemson and...

College Football Picks: Big stakes from ACC to Mountain West

Nov. 24, 2021 20:03 PM EST

There is still so much to be decided heading into this week's Thanksgiving college football feast. Let's sort it out, conference by conference. Atlantic Coast Conference: No. 20 Pitt is locked into the conference championship game and will face No. 21...

For the ACC, parity comes at a price: no CFP appearance

Nov. 24, 2021 10:41 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pat Narduzzi still can't make up his mind. Back in July, the longtime Pittsburgh coach thought the College Football Playoff should stand pat at four teams. Now, with the 20th-ranked Panthers assured of a spot in the ACC title game after wrapping up the...