ACC Power Rankings: Week Six

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We’ll be providing our readers with game recaps and predictions of what lies ahead for each member of the conference. We’ll also be listing any pertinent information for each team including injury news, roster updates, and the like.

The State of the U proceeds with our weekly Atlantic Coast Conference power rankings. Who can prove to be a top tier team in a conference of evenly matched opponents that trade victories each year? Which teams are making strides towards the illustrious ACCCG? How many C's is too many C's? All these questions and more will be answered with our evaluation of the conference power rankings.



1st - Clemson Tigers - 5-0 (ACC 3-0)

Previous: @ Syracuse (2-3); Tigers WIN 49-14

Next Opponent: 10/12 vs. Boston College (3-2)

Prediction: Clemson 35-14



2nd - Florida St. Seminoles - 5-0 (ACC 3-0)

Previous: vs. Maryland (4-1); Seminoles WIN 63-0

Next Opponent: BYE



3rd - Miami Hurricanes - 5-0 (ACC 1-0)

Previous: vs. Georgia Tech (3-2); Hurricanes WIN 45-30

Next Opponent: BYE



4th - Virginia Tech Hokies - 5-1 (ACC 2-0)

Previous: vs. North Carolina (1-4); Hokies WIN 27-17

Next Opponent: 10/12 vs. Pittsburgh (3-1)

Prediction: VT 24-17



5th - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets - 3-2 (ACC 2-2)

Previous: @ Miami (5-0); Yellow Jackets LOSS 45-30

Next Opponent: 10/12 @ BYU Cougars (3-2)

Prediction: BYU 31-24



6th - Pittsburgh Panthers - 3-1 (ACC 2-1)

Previous: BYE

Next Opponent: 10/12 @ Virginia Tech (5-1)

Prediction: VT 24-17



7th - Maryland Terrapins - 4-1 (ACC 0-1)

Previous: @ Florida State (5-0); Terrapins LOSS 63-0

Next Opponent: 10/12 vs. Virginia (2-3)

Prediction: Maryland 28-17



8th - North Carolina Tar Heels - 1-4 (ACC 0-2)

Previous: @ Virginia Tech (5-1); Tar Heel LOSS 27-17

Next Opponent: BYE



9th - Syracuse Orange - 2-3 (ACC 0-1)

Previous: vs. Clemson (5-0); Orange LOSS 49-14

Next Opponent: 10/12 @ NC State (3-2)

Prediction: Syracuse 31-27



10th - Boston College Eagles - 3-2 (ACC 1-1)

Previous: vs. Army Black Knights (2-4); Eagles WIN 48-27

Next Opponent: 10/12 @ Clemson (5-0)

Prediction: Clemson 35-14



11th - Virginia Cavaliers - 2-3 (ACC 0-1)

Previous: vs. Ball St. Cardinals (5-1); Cavaliers LOSS 48-27

Next Opponent: 10/12 @ Maryland (4-1)

Prediction: Maryland 28-17



12th - Wake Forest Demon Deacons - 3-3 (ACC 1-2)

Previous: vs. N.C. State (3-2); Demon Deacons WIN 28-13

Next Opponent: BYE



13th - N.C. State Wolfpack - 3-2 (ACC 0-2)

Previous: @ Wake Forest (3-3); Wolfpack LOSS 28-13

Next Opponent: 10/12 vs. Syracuse (2-3)

Prediction: Syracuse 31-27



14th - Duke Blue Devils - 3-2 (ACC 0-2)

Previous: BYE

Next Opponent: 10/12 vs. Navy Midshipmen (3-1)

Prediction: Duke 28-24






Conference Notes:

ACC vs. SEC (2-2)

ACC vs. Big 10 (0-2)

ACC vs. Big 12 (1-0)

ACC vs. Pac-12 (0-2)

ACC vs. AAC (2-0)

ACC vs. Non-Conference Overall (32-9) Includes FCS*



For more highlight videos from the Atlantic Coast Conference, head over to the ACC Digital Network on YouTube.

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