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ACC Power Rankings: Week Four

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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.

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College football season underway, SOTU 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 - 3-0 (ACC 1-0)

Previous: @ North Carolina State Wolfpack (2-1); Tigers WIN 26-14

Next Opponent: 9/28 vs. Wake Forest (2-2)

Prediction: Clemson 35-17




2nd - Miami Hurricanes - 3-0 (ACC 0-0)

Previous: vs. Savannah State Tigers (1-3); Hurricanes WIN 77-7

Next Opponent: 9/28 @ South Florida Bulls (0-3)

Prediction: Miami 45-13



3rd - Florida St. Seminoles - 3-0 (ACC 1-0)

Previous: vs. Bethune-Cookman Wildcats (3-1); Seminole WIN 54-6

Next Opponent: 9/28 @ Boston College (2-1)

Prediction: FSU 31-14



4th - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets - 3-0 (ACC 2-0)

Previous: vs. North Carolina (1-2); Yellow Jackets WIN 28-20

Next Opponent: Thursday 9/26 vs. Virginia Tech (3-1)

Prediction: GT 28-14




5th - North Carolina Tar Heels - 1-2 (ACC 0-1)

Previous: @ Georgia Tech (3-0); Tar Heels LOSS 28-20

Next Opponent: 9/28 vs. East Carolina Pirates (2-1)

Prediction: UNC 35-21



6th - Virginia Tech Hokies - 3-1 (ACC 0-0)

Previous: vs. Marshall Thundering Herd (2-2); Hokies WIN 29-21 - 3OT

Next Opponent: Thursday 9/26 @ Georgia Tech (3-0)

Prediction: GT 28-14




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

Previous: vs. West Virginia Mountaineers (2-2); Terrapins WIN 37-0

Next Opponent: BYE




8th - Syracuse Orange - 2-2 (ACC 0-0)

Previous: vs. Tulane Green Wave (2-2); Orange WIN 52-17

Next Opponent: BYE



9th - Pittsburgh Panthers - 2-1 (ACC 1-1)

Previous: @ Duke University (2-2); Panthers WIN 58-55

Next Opponent: 9/28 vs. Virginia (2-1)

Prediction: Pitt 28-21




10th - Virginia Cavaliers - 2-1 (ACC 0-0)

Previous: vs. Virginia Military Institute Keydets (1-3); Cavalier WIN 49-0

Next Opponent: 9/28 @ Virginia (2-1)

Prediction: Pitt 28-21



11th - Boston College Eagles - 2-1 (ACC 1-0)

Previous: BYE

Next Opponent: 9/28 vs. Florida State (3-0)

Prediction: FSU 31-14



12th - N.C. State Wolfpack - 2-1 (ACC 0-1)

Previous: vs. Clemson (3-0); Wolfpack LOSS 26-14

Next Opponent: 9/28 vs. Central Michigan Chippewas (1-3)

Prediction: N.C. State 35-14



13th - Wake Forest Demon Deacons - 2-2 (ACC 0-1)

Previous: @ Army Black Knights (1-3); Demon Deacons WIN 25-11

Next Opponent: 9/28 @ Clemson (3-0)

Prediction: Tigers 35-17



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

Previous: vs. Pittsburgh (2-1); Blue Devil LOSS 58-55

Next Opponent: 9/28 vs. Troy Trojans (2-2)

Prediction: Duke 31-20



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 (28-7) *Includes FCS



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