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Yellow Jackets look to end losing streak vs surging Virginia

Oct. 21, 2021 11:31 AM EDT

Georgia Tech doesn't have much to show for its recent visits to Virginia. The Yellow Jackets have lost their last three games on Cavaliers' home field, and 12 of 14 since 1992. Coach Geoff Collins hopes that is about to change. Two weeks ago, the...

Reeling Miami set to host No. 18 NC State in ACC matchup

Oct. 21, 2021 11:14 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami has never gone through something quite like this. Back-to-back losses, each by three points or less, and both coming when the Hurricanes had the ball inside the opponents’ red zone with a chance to tie or win the game in the final...

Virginia Tech, Syracuse both looking for much-needed victory

Oct. 21, 2021 11:14 AM EDT

Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente sounds envious when he talks about the challenge his struggling Hokies will face on Saturday against Syracuse. “This is a team that’s found their identity,” Fuente said of the Orange (3-4, 0-3 Atlantic Coast Conference). “... They...

No. 23 Pittsburgh looks to prove itself as Clemson visits

Oct. 21, 2021 10:45 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Pickett didn't return to Pittsburgh for one last run to launch a dark horse Heisman Trophy campaign. Or to zoom past the likes of Hall of Famer Dan Marino in the school record books. Or to cash in on name, image and likeness deals so he could treat his offensive...

Clemson at No. 23 Pitt highlights ACC action this week

Oct. 21, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 8: GAME OF THE WEEK Clemson (4-2, 3-1) at No. 23 Pittsburgh (5-1, 2-0). It marks the first time in the brief series history — it's tied 2-2 — that Clemson will face Pitt on the...

AP College Picks: Clemson, Iowa St look to redirect seasons

Oct. 20, 2021 13:36 PM EDT

For the first time this season, there are no games on the college football schedule matching two ranked teams. That doesn't mean there aren't some intriguing matchups. In the spotlight are a handful of teams that stumbled early and fell out of the rankings, but now have a...

Wake's Clawson, Pitt's Pickett top AP's midyear ACC honors

Oct. 20, 2021 12:40 PM EDT

Wake Forest has turned years of steady winning into a potential breakthrough moment in the Atlantic Coast Conference, while Pittsburgh has made a leap behind the rise of quarterback Kenny Pickett. They headline Wednesday's list of midseason honorees in the league from The...

Analysis: At midseason, No. 1 Georgia a rock amid the upsets

Oct. 19, 2021 15:27 PM EDT

There is no defensive revolution in college football this season. Just at Georgia. The dominant defense of the top-ranked Bulldogs has been one of the biggest storylines in the first half of a season that has been highlighted by upsets and...

No. 23 Pitt eyeing lengthy stay in polls as Clemson looms

Oct. 18, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A week ago, Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi lamented the lack of attention being paid to the Panthers. “I still don’t see much respect for a 4-1 football team, which is fine,” Narduzzi said before a visit to Virginia Tech. “It’s something...

Syracuse QB Tommy DeVito to enter transfer portal

Oct. 17, 2021 23:54 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse quarterback Tommy DeVito announced Sunday night on social media that he’s entering the transfer portal. In a post on Twitter, the redshirt junior wrote that he was grateful to the university and all the teammates...