•  
  •  
Clemson back to winning thanks to an improved defense

...that could put the game out of reach by halftime. While the defense held on, it took a back seat to offensive stars such as ACC touchdown record-holder quarterback Tajh Boyd, NFL No. 4 overall draft pick receiver Sammy Watkins and two-time 1,000-yard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-10-20/clemson-back-winning-than
Florida State's schedule is on its side

...Thursday night game Oct. 30 doesn't help much, considering the Seminoles have an off week to prepare and get healthy.The ACC opponents on the their schedule ? Virginia, Miami and Boston Col lege ? are each 4-3. The Sem i noles are heavy favorites...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-19/florida-states-schedule-i
ACC roundup: Notre Dame tops North Carolina in shootout

...school-record 22 straight games, the longest streak in the nation, and 19 in a row in the conference.The Orange (2-4, 0-2 ACC) lost their fourth in a row. MIAMI 55, CINCINNATI 34In Miami Gardens, Fla., Duke Johnson became Miami's career leader...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-11/acc-roundup-notre-dame-to
Pittsburgh tops Virginia Tech, ends three-game slide

...Quarterback Chad Voytik added 118 yards on the ground and hit Tyler Boyd for a 53-yard TD pass as the Panthers (4-3, 2-1 ACC) took control early and held on.Virginia Tech (4-3, 1-2) trailed by 12 in the fourth quarter but had a chance to take...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-16/pittsburgh-tops-virginia-
North Carolina defense faces tough task against Georgia Tech

...game, about 15 points and 110 yards more than the next-worst ACC team.Much of that damage has come in a four-game losing...the field for longer stretches. Georgia Tech is giving up an ACC-worst 6.3 yards per play compared to UNC's 6.2, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-17/north-carolina-defense-fa
Florida State running out of chances to impress playoff selection committee

...well, they're done," said Danny Kannell, former Florida State quarterback and ESPN analyst. "Because they play in the ACC, which is one of the weaker conferences in college football, because the remaining schedule, there aren't too many tests...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-17/florida-state-running-out
Clemson pins hope on senior quarterback Cole Stoudt

...them one victory from bowl eligibility."This is a BC team that's trying to be different this year and be at the top of the ACC," said quarterback Tyler Murphy, who is averaging 118.5 rushing yards per game. "If we want to do that, we're going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-10-17/clemson-pins-hope-senior-
Jackets 'anxious' for another shot at Hokies as they open ACC play

...put two solid halves together in the same game and Saturday's ACC opener at Virginia Tech doesn't look like a great place for...on a three-game losing streak.As much as any team in the ACC, the Hokies and defensive coordinator Bud Foster appear to have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-09-16/jackets-anxious-another-s
Strong defensive stats don't tell whole story in ACC

...not in the Atlantic Coast Conference.The ACC has five teams ranked in the top 20 in total...they don't tell the entire truth in the ACC."With the way offenses are spreading...last weekend.Louisville (5-1, 3-1 ACC) is the No. 1 total defense in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-08/strong-defensive-stats-do
Georgia Tech's Justin Thomas among new stars in ACC

...back-to-back 100-yard rushing games, is one of the Atlantic Coast Conference's new names in starring roles.Among the ACC's other breakout stars: Louisville safety Gerod Holliman, another first-year starter who leads the nation in interceptions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-01/georgia-techs-justin-thom