Latest Atlantic Coast Conference football News

AP Top 25: LSU jumps to No. 2; Upset drops Georgia to No. 10

Oct. 13, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LSU moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference the top two teams in the country for the 29th time and putting the Tigers behind No. 1 Alabama less than a month before the rivals meet in Tuscaloosa. The Tigers jumped from No. 5, past...

Louisville earns wild 62-59 win over No. 19 Wake Forest

Oct. 13, 2019 12:50 AM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Louisville started piling up points early behind its quick-strike special teams and big-play receivers. Wake Forest's league-best offense joined in with a late flurry. It added up to one of the highest-scoring games in Atlantic Coast Conference history — and a signature...

No. 2 Clemson pounds Florida St 45-14 for 21st straight win

Oct. 12, 2019 9:10 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 2 Clemson had a dominant answer for those doubting whether the defending national champions could live up to the hype. Trevor Lawrence threw three touchdown passes, two to Justyn Ross, as Clemson pounded Florida State 45-14 on Saturday to extend its program record with its 21st...

Hooker's 3 TD passes lead Hokies past Rhode Island, 34-17

Oct. 12, 2019 8:54 PM EDT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Three weeks and a quarterback change appear to have made a significant impact for Virginia Tech. The Hokies had a bye week after their 45-10 loss to Duke three weeks ago, but came back from the break with a new quarterback in Hendon Hooker and the results have followed. They won...

Hurts' TD passes lead No. 6 Sooners past No. 11 Texas 34-27

Oct. 12, 2019 8:30 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Jalen Hurts threw three touchdown passes to CeeDee Lamb, Oklahoma's defense sacked Sam Ehlinger nine times and the No. 6 Sooners never trailed in a 34-27 victory over 11th-ranked Texas on Saturday. The Sooners harassed Ehlinger into minus-9 yards rushing while holding the quarterback with the...

Duke overpowers Georgia Tech in first half

Oct. 12, 2019 5:35 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — For the second week in a row, Duke played well for only a half. This time, it was enough to win. Deon Jackson rushed for 69 yards and two touchdowns to help Duke beat Georgia Tech 41-23 on Saturday. Victor Dimukeje had three sacks for the Blue Devils (4-2, 2-1 Atlantic Coast...

Miami holds off No. 20 Virginia 17-9 for 1st ACC win

Oct. 12, 2019 10:44 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami used its backup quarterback and a kicker who had not seen game action since high school three years ago. And the Hurricanes might have saved their season. N'Kosi Perry threw for a touchdown on the opening drive and ran for another with 2:31 remaining, Turner Davidson was 3...

Perry, Dallas lead Miami to 17-9 win over No. 20 Virginia

Oct. 12, 2019 1:44 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — N'Kosi Perry threw for a touchdown on the opening drive and ran for another with 2:31 remaining, and Miami knocked off No. 20 Virginia 17-9 on Friday night. Deejay Dallas caught the touchdown pass for Miami (3-3, 1-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), and rushed for 63 yards on 13...

Virginia loses CB Bryce Hall to a lower left leg injury

Oct. 11, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Virginia preseason All-American cornerback Bryce Hall suffered an injury to his lower left leg and was taken off the field on a cart during the second quarter of the 20th-ranked Cavaliers' game at Miami on Friday night. Hall was injured while on punt coverage. An air cast was...

Clemson board gives initial approval for stadium renovations

Oct. 11, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson's board of trustees has given initial approval for improvements to the football stadium that will cost between $60-$70 million. Once approved, the updates are expected to be completed in time for the 2021 season. The renovations include a larger video board and improved sound...