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Wake Forest's Clawson, Pitt's Pickett earn ACC top honors

Dec. 02, 2021 11:52 AM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference has named Wake Forest's Dave Clawson as its coach of the year and Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett as its player of the year. The league released its individual awards this week. Pickett was also named offensive...

Virginia Tech hangs on in wild finish at Virginia, 29-24

Nov. 27, 2021 20:41 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILE, Va. (AP) — J.C. Price hasn't masked his emotions or love for Virginia Tech since he was chosen to replace Justin Fuente as the Hokies interim coach early last week. The former Hokies player was able to unleash them Saturday night, celebrating on the...

Hokies seek bowl eligibility; Virginia trying to end skid

Nov. 26, 2021 17:42 PM EST

J.C Price doesn't want his second game as Virginia Tech's interim football coach to be his last. The Hokies (5-6, 3-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) play at Virginia on Saturday and need a victory to become bowl eligible. That's just one of the many reasons the game takes on...

Tar Heels, No. 24 Wolfpack highlight weekend in the ACC

Nov. 25, 2021 02:12 AM EST

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 13: GAME OF THE WEEK North Carolina (6-5, 3-4) at No. 24 NC State (8-3, 5-2). The mercurial Tar Heels can end the Wolfpack's hope of an Atlantic Division title with a victory in the...

Pickett, Addison lead No. 20 Pitt to ACC Coastal title

Nov. 20, 2021 21:12 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Pickett knew a year ago. Something in the Pittsburgh quarterback's gut told him coming back for one more season offered the opportunity to do something special. Something that looked and felt an awful lot like Pitt's 48-38 victory over Virginia...

No. 20 Pitt can wrap up Coastal with win over Virginia

Nov. 18, 2021 20:07 PM EST

Virginia (6-4, 4-2 ACC) at No. 18 Pittsburgh (8-2, 5-1, No. 18 CFP), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN2). Line: Pittsburgh by 14 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Pittsburgh leads 8-4. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

Pickett, No. 20 Pitt try to lock up Coastal against Virginia

Nov. 18, 2021 14:00 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — When Kenny Pickett walks through the tunnel and out onto the Heinz Field turf on Saturday, it will be the last time as a college quarterback. For real this time. A year ago, the Pittsburgh star went through the “Senior Day”...

Defensive line has No. 6 Notre Dame sitting in first class

Nov. 17, 2021 16:03 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The plane trip home from Notre Dame’s 28-3 victory at Virginia couldn’t have been any more enjoyable for nose tackle Kurt Hinish. It isn’t often you get to stick out your tongue at your position coach. But that’s what Hinish, a...

College Football Picks: Fall cupcakes are back in the South

Nov. 17, 2021 12:46 PM EST

While most of the country breaks out the sweaters and fleece jackets to embrace fall, down in the South you can still find hints of summer — on the football schedule. Charleston Southern at No. 1 Georgia. Prairie View at No. 16 Texas A&M. Outside the AP Top 25, New...

In the ACC, picking the top quarterback won't be easy task

Nov. 17, 2021 10:55 AM EST

Someone is getting snubbed. Virginia has Brennan Armstrong, who is third in the country with 3,557 passing yards. Pittsburgh has Kenny Pickett, who vaulted himself into the Heisman Trophy conversation with 32 touchdown passes this season. Wake Forest has Sam Hartman, who...