ACC

The Atlantic Coast Conference featured seven schools – Duke University, University of Maryland, Clemson University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, University of South Carolina and Wake Forest University – formerly of the Southern Conference when it was founded in 1953. University of South Carolina and University of Maryland eventually left ACC to join other conferences. Today, the ACC has 15 members split into Atlantic and Coastal divisions. ACC members including Boston College, Florida State University, University of Louisville, University of Notre Dame, Syracuse University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Miami, University of Pittsburgh, University of Virginia and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, alongside the remaining five founding members. The conference is headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina. John Swofford serves as the current commissioner. The 15 members of the athletic conference compete in the Division 1 of the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the NCAA, which features the most competitive teams in college football. Other popular conferences include Big Ten, Big 12, Pac 12, SEC and more. Stay up to date on commitment announcements, injuries, coaching changes, rankings, team schedules, and other ACC college football news and highlights here.
Auburn OC Kenny Dillingham Leaves for FSU After One Season Auburn Auburn OC Kenny Dillingham Leaves for FSU After One Season , 3:05pm, December 9

When head coach Gus Malzahn hired quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator Kenny Dillingham before last bowl season, the Auburn Tigers…

FSU Will Introduce Mike Norvell as New Head Coach Florida State FSU Will Introduce Mike Norvell as New Head Coach , 10:27pm, December 7

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Norvell celebrated the best season in Memphis history and the program’s first American Athletic Conference…

Mike Norvell Emerges as “Leading Candidate” for FSU Job Florida State Mike Norvell Emerges as “Leading Candidate” for FSU Job , Editor 10:30am, December 7

To the surprise of no one, the Florida State Seminoles fired Willie Taggart as head football coach. After losing to…

Remember When Lamar Jackson Fought Kentucky on Rivalry Week? ACC Remember When Lamar Jackson Fought Kentucky on Rivalry Week? , 4:50pm, December 4

Despite Louisville's struggles in 2017, Lamar Jackson was still playing elite football. So during rivalry week, against Kentucky, the defending…

Clemson’s Travis Etienne Repeats as ACC Player of the Year ACC Clemson’s Travis Etienne Repeats as ACC Player of the Year , Editor 12:48pm, December 4

Big trends from college football's 2019 regular season looked like this: The LSU Tigers' historic offense dominated. Ohio State looked even…

Choke at Doak: Relive FSU’s Improbable Comeback 25 Years Later Florida State Choke at Doak: Relive FSU’s Improbable Comeback 25 Years Later , Editor 1:00pm, November 27

Heading into the final game of the 1994 college football regular season, the Florida State Seminoles and Florida Gators were…

UF vs. FSU Flashback: Gators Capture 1996 National Championship Florida UF vs. FSU Flashback: Gators Capture 1996 National Championship , Editor 5:36pm, November 26

The Sunshine Showdown pits two of college football's greatest programs against each other. Traditionally played on the first Saturday after…

FSU’s Coaching Search Stalled. Now, They’re Asking for More Money Florida State FSU’s Coaching Search Stalled. Now, They’re Asking for More Money , Editor 5:10pm, November 22

Florida State fired head coach Willie Taggart on November 3 after going 9-12 in parts of two seasons. The once-proud…

15 Famous Athletes and Celebrities Who Attended Florida State Florida State 15 Famous Athletes and Celebrities Who Attended Florida State , The League, 12:05pm, November 7

Florida State University is known for the iconic athletes the school's produced, but Tallahassee was home to tons of notable…

Miami Safety Suffers Nasty Leg Injury While Celebrating INT Miami Miami Safety Suffers Nasty Leg Injury While Celebrating INT , 1:27pm, November 4

For many NCAA college football fans, Saturday’s game between the Miami Hurricanes and Florida State Seminoles will be remembered as…

Florida State Fires Willie Taggart After Less Than 2 Seasons Florida State Florida State Fires Willie Taggart After Less Than 2 Seasons , 3:59pm, November 3

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State has fired Willie Taggart, the move coming a day after the Seminoles lost to…

Halloween Prank Scares the Crap Out of Pitt Football Players Pittsburgh Halloween Prank Scares the Crap Out of Pitt Football Players , Editor 12:54pm, November 1

Man, is there really anything better than perfectly executing a classic Halloween prank? I remember one year when my dad…

FSU, Alabama Boost Schedules with Home-and-Home Series Alabama FSU, Alabama Boost Schedules with Home-and-Home Series , Editor 11:46am, October 31

One team is in decline, the other comfortably looks down on the college football world from atop the mountain. It…

FSU’s Sod Cemetery is an Untouchable College Football Tradition Florida State FSU’s Sod Cemetery is an Untouchable College Football Tradition , The League, 12:16pm, October 25

Every school in college football claims to have a great traditions. Things such as Penn State's 'White Out', Ohio State's…

FSU Won’t Hire Urban Meyer, Even If Willie Taggart Was “Hit by a Bus” Florida State FSU Won’t Hire Urban Meyer, Even If Willie Taggart Was “Hit by a Bus” , Editor 4:43pm, October 23

One day, former Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer sits comfortably in his chair at FOX Sports and happily…

Clemson DB Ejected for Fighting, Punished with 7-Hour Bus Ride Clemson Clemson DB Ejected for Fighting, Punished with 7-Hour Bus Ride , Editor 12:03pm, October 21

Discipline comes in many shapes and sizes. One Georgia school brought back paddling in order to get its students on…

Dabo Swinney Ripped Clemson’s Kicker, Then Got Destroyed for It Clemson Dabo Swinney Ripped Clemson’s Kicker, Then Got Destroyed for It , Editor 5:34pm, October 14

Quietly, it seems, the reigning College Football Playoff national champion Clemson Tigers are 6-0 to start 2019. It seems inevitable…

How Peter Warrick’s Shoplifting Arrest Changed His FSU Legacy Forever Florida State How Peter Warrick’s Shoplifting Arrest Changed His FSU Legacy Forever , The League, 1:33pm, October 2

He may be seen as one of the best playmakers in Florida State University football history, but Peter Warrick's 1999…

Auburn OC Kenny Dillingham Leaves for FSU After One Season Auburn Auburn OC Kenny Dillingham Leaves for FSU After One Season , 3:05pm, December 9

When head coach Gus Malzahn hired quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator Kenny Dillingham before last bowl season, the Auburn Tigers…

Remember When Lamar Jackson Fought Kentucky on Rivalry Week? ACC Remember When Lamar Jackson Fought Kentucky on Rivalry Week? , 4:50pm, December 4

Despite Louisville's struggles in 2017, Lamar Jackson was still playing elite football. So during rivalry week, against Kentucky, the defending…

FSU Will Introduce Mike Norvell as New Head Coach Florida State FSU Will Introduce Mike Norvell as New Head Coach , 10:27pm, December 7

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Norvell celebrated the best season in Memphis history and the program’s first American Athletic Conference…

Mike Norvell Emerges as “Leading Candidate” for FSU Job Florida State Mike Norvell Emerges as “Leading Candidate” for FSU Job , Editor 10:30am, December 7

To the surprise of no one, the Florida State Seminoles fired Willie Taggart as head football coach. After losing to…

FSU, Alabama Boost Schedules with Home-and-Home Series Alabama FSU, Alabama Boost Schedules with Home-and-Home Series , Editor 11:46am, October 31

One team is in decline, the other comfortably looks down on the college football world from atop the mountain. It…

Clemson’s Travis Etienne Repeats as ACC Player of the Year ACC Clemson’s Travis Etienne Repeats as ACC Player of the Year , Editor 12:48pm, December 4

Big trends from college football's 2019 regular season looked like this: The LSU Tigers' historic offense dominated. Ohio State looked even…

15 Famous Athletes and Celebrities Who Attended Florida State Florida State 15 Famous Athletes and Celebrities Who Attended Florida State , The League, 12:05pm, November 7

Florida State University is known for the iconic athletes the school's produced, but Tallahassee was home to tons of notable…

FSU’s Coaching Search Stalled. Now, They’re Asking for More Money Florida State FSU’s Coaching Search Stalled. Now, They’re Asking for More Money , Editor 5:10pm, November 22

Florida State fired head coach Willie Taggart on November 3 after going 9-12 in parts of two seasons. The once-proud…

Choke at Doak: Relive FSU’s Improbable Comeback 25 Years Later Florida State Choke at Doak: Relive FSU’s Improbable Comeback 25 Years Later , Editor 1:00pm, November 27

Heading into the final game of the 1994 college football regular season, the Florida State Seminoles and Florida Gators were…

UF vs. FSU Flashback: Gators Capture 1996 National Championship Florida UF vs. FSU Flashback: Gators Capture 1996 National Championship , Editor 5:36pm, November 26

The Sunshine Showdown pits two of college football's greatest programs against each other. Traditionally played on the first Saturday after…

FSU’s Sod Cemetery is an Untouchable College Football Tradition Florida State FSU’s Sod Cemetery is an Untouchable College Football Tradition , The League, 12:16pm, October 25

Every school in college football claims to have a great traditions. Things such as Penn State's 'White Out', Ohio State's…

Miami Safety Suffers Nasty Leg Injury While Celebrating INT Miami Miami Safety Suffers Nasty Leg Injury While Celebrating INT , 1:27pm, November 4

For many NCAA college football fans, Saturday’s game between the Miami Hurricanes and Florida State Seminoles will be remembered as…

Dabo Swinney Ripped Clemson’s Kicker, Then Got Destroyed for It Clemson Dabo Swinney Ripped Clemson’s Kicker, Then Got Destroyed for It , Editor 5:34pm, October 14

Quietly, it seems, the reigning College Football Playoff national champion Clemson Tigers are 6-0 to start 2019. It seems inevitable…

Florida State Fires Willie Taggart After Less Than 2 Seasons Florida State Florida State Fires Willie Taggart After Less Than 2 Seasons , 3:59pm, November 3

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State has fired Willie Taggart, the move coming a day after the Seminoles lost to…

Halloween Prank Scares the Crap Out of Pitt Football Players Pittsburgh Halloween Prank Scares the Crap Out of Pitt Football Players , Editor 12:54pm, November 1

Man, is there really anything better than perfectly executing a classic Halloween prank? I remember one year when my dad…

Clemson DB Ejected for Fighting, Punished with 7-Hour Bus Ride Clemson Clemson DB Ejected for Fighting, Punished with 7-Hour Bus Ride , Editor 12:03pm, October 21

Discipline comes in many shapes and sizes. One Georgia school brought back paddling in order to get its students on…

FSU Won’t Hire Urban Meyer, Even If Willie Taggart Was “Hit by a Bus” Florida State FSU Won’t Hire Urban Meyer, Even If Willie Taggart Was “Hit by a Bus” , Editor 4:43pm, October 23

One day, former Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer sits comfortably in his chair at FOX Sports and happily…