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.
Why This Analyst Isn’t Sold on the SEC Being College Football’s Best League ACC Why This Analyst Isn’t Sold on the SEC Being College Football’s Best League , 3:08pm, August 17

SEC guru Paul Finebaum better be sitting down because another college football analyst has dubbed a different league as the…

Where’s the Real Death Valley? LSU and Clemson Schedule Series to Find Out ACC Where’s the Real Death Valley? LSU and Clemson Schedule Series to Find Out , 2:43pm, August 15

LSU's Tiger Stadium ranks at the top of the heap compared to other SEC stadiums. Clemson's Memorial Stadium features one of the…

After 3 Decades, LSU and Florida State Will Finally Play Again ACC After 3 Decades, LSU and Florida State Will Finally Play Again , 12:47pm, August 9

The year was 1991. Operation Desert Storm began after Iraq invaded Kuwait. Buffalo Bills kicker Scott Norwood's missed field goal…

Is it Time for Alabama-Clemson Part IV in 2019? Alabama Is it Time for Alabama-Clemson Part IV in 2019? , 4:26pm, August 7

The first showdown was an instant classic. The second one was pretty epic, too. The third installment didn’t quite have…

Alabama Tops Preseason Coaches Poll for Third-Straight Year ACC Alabama Tops Preseason Coaches Poll for Third-Straight Year , 3:26pm, August 2

There are only a few sure things in life: death, taxes and Alabama football. For the third year in a…

Legendary Miami Hurricanes Running Back Dies at 33 ACC Legendary Miami Hurricanes Running Back Dies at 33 , 12:58pm, July 27

Tyrone Moss, who played for the Miami Hurricanes from 2003-06, died Thursday night, according to his former high school coach Steve…

Does Clemson Have a Legitimate Quarterback Controversy? ACC Does Clemson Have a Legitimate Quarterback Controversy? , 5:11pm, July 20

Senior Kelly Bryant led Clemson to the College Football Playoff last season. Freshman Trevor Lawrence was dominant in the Tigers’…

Possible Suspensions, Odd Rant Loom Over UNC Football ACC Possible Suspensions, Odd Rant Loom Over UNC Football , 2:19pm, July 20

If Coach Larry Fedora’s weird rant about CTE and the game of football being under attack at ACC Media Days…

Mark Richt Loves One Thing More Than Miami Football ACC Mark Richt Loves One Thing More Than Miami Football , 6:53pm, July 18

Media days signal the official start of the college football season. It sets the table for all kinds of storylines,…

UNC’s Larry Fedora Can’t Be Serious With This Rant, Right? ACC UNC’s Larry Fedora Can’t Be Serious With This Rant, Right? , 6:18pm, July 18

With a platform designed to promote the program and upcoming college football season, North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora went…

This Division I Defensive Lineman Squats A Ton (Literally) ACC This Division I Defensive Lineman Squats A Ton (Literally) , 10:44am, July 13

Summer college football is good for two things: season previews and max-out weightlifting videos. After pounding weights all spring, college…

The First Look: 2018 College Football Media Days Primer ACC The First Look: 2018 College Football Media Days Primer , 2:10pm, July 11

The 2018 college football season is just around the corner. Well, it might not be that close, but at least…

How College Football Fans Split the US Map Playing Risk ACC How College Football Fans Split the US Map Playing Risk , 1:02pm, July 3

The countdown clock to the start of the 2018 college football season has been watched for months now and it’s…

College Football’s Top Recruit Names Final 5 Schools Alabama College Football’s Top Recruit Names Final 5 Schools , 6:38pm, July 2

College football recruiting starts when a player first appears at middle school summer camps, through until they commit and finally…

Four-star ATH Trezman Marshall eliminates title contender from top schools list Alabama Four-star ATH Trezman Marshall eliminates title contender from top schools list , Associate Content Editor 1:19pm, March 1

Four-star athlete Trezman Marshall recently named three schools that were tops in his recruitment. However, it would appear that one…

Former No. 5 pick Jalen Ramsey goes out of his way to trash former coach Jimbo Fisher Florida State Former No. 5 pick Jalen Ramsey goes out of his way to trash former coach Jimbo Fisher , Associate Content Editor 10:16am, February 27

New Texas A&M  head coach Jimbo Fisher has coached quite a few great players in his time as a head…

Former head coach, longtime FSU assistant announces retirement from coaching Florida State Former head coach, longtime FSU assistant announces retirement from coaching , Associate Content Editor 3:31pm, February 26

Chuck Amato has been coaching Division-I football since 1971 and has had assistant coaching stops at N.C. State, Arizona, Florida…

Son of former five-time Pro Bowler reportedly giving up football at Florida State Florida State Son of former five-time Pro Bowler reportedly giving up football at Florida State , Associate Content Editor 1:58pm, February 26

Florida State appears to be losing some depth along the offensive line as Tony Boselli is reportedly leaving the team.…

Jameis Winston was tired of ESPN’s coverage of him, and got revenge on draft night in a very clever way Florida State Jameis Winston was tired of ESPN’s coverage of him, and got revenge on draft night in a very clever way 11:24pm, August 11

Leading up to the draft, Jameis Winston and his camp had had it with what it considered unfair coverage by…

Former head coach, longtime FSU assistant announces retirement from coaching Florida State Former head coach, longtime FSU assistant announces retirement from coaching , Associate Content Editor 3:31pm, February 26

Chuck Amato has been coaching Division-I football since 1971 and has had assistant coaching stops at N.C. State, Arizona, Florida…

Duke gets more brutal news on the status of star Marvin Bagley III ACC Duke gets more brutal news on the status of star Marvin Bagley III , Content Editor 5:59pm, February 21

Duke freshman forward Marvin Bagley III will miss his fourth consecutive game when the Blue Devils host Louisville at Cameron…

New Florida State assistant left Michigan State despite Spartans stepping up financially Florida State New Florida State assistant left Michigan State despite Spartans stepping up financially , FanBuzz Writer 11:00am, January 14

Harlon Barnett made a huge move for himself this past week by skipping town on the Michigan State Spartans and…

Top uncommitted five-star Patrick Surtain Jr. stuns favored LSU with commitment ACC Top uncommitted five-star Patrick Surtain Jr. stuns favored LSU with commitment , Content Editor 10:22am, February 7

Five-star cornerback Patrick Surtain Jr. (6-foot-1, 199 pounds) announced his commitment to Alabama during a ceremony at his high school,…

Recruiting juggernaut already telling 6’5″ QB Grant Gunnell he’s ‘the number one guy’ Florida State Recruiting juggernaut already telling 6’5″ QB Grant Gunnell he’s ‘the number one guy’ , Associate Content Editor 12:11pm, March 20

Grant Gunnell may not be making a decision on his collegiate future until 2019, but it looks like one recruiting…

Four-star WR Jeremiah Payton officially makes his commitment ACC Four-star WR Jeremiah Payton officially makes his commitment , Associate Content Editor 5:39pm, February 20

Four-star receiver Jeremiah Payton is staying in-state with his commitment. The Neptune Beach native will head down south to Miami…

ESPN analyst explains why Alabama isn’t the top team in FPI rankings despite its latest title Alabama ESPN analyst explains why Alabama isn’t the top team in FPI rankings despite its latest title , Associate Content Editor 1:21pm, February 19

ESPN analyst Brad Edwards was on SportsCenter Monday morning and was asked about the reasoning behind Clemson being ranked ahead…

Nation’s No. 1 CB Akeem Dent gives update on when he plans to commit Florida State Nation’s No. 1 CB Akeem Dent gives update on when he plans to commit , Content Editor 2:12pm, February 19

Akeen Dent, a Florida State pledge and the nation's No. 1 cornerback recruit, plans on officially committing early in his…

Dick Vitale names his top schools as the season gets underway ACC Dick Vitale names his top schools as the season gets underway , Associate Content Editor 12:09pm, November 10

Dick Vitale is gearing up for another season of college hoops and he's giving us his "Super Seven" teams to…

Michigan State shows it’s worth its ranking with smackdown of No. 5 Notre Dame ACC Michigan State shows it’s worth its ranking with smackdown of No. 5 Notre Dame 11:50am, December 1
Jameis Winston facing a fine after latest off the field incident Florida State Jameis Winston facing a fine after latest off the field incident , Content Editor 10:33am, February 23

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winton is reportedly facing a $153 fine following a car accident on the Veterans Expressway…

Colossal 6’7″, 390-pound OG Evan Neal says which schools he likes in his recruitment ACC Colossal 6’7″, 390-pound OG Evan Neal says which schools he likes in his recruitment , Associate Content Editor 3:11pm, February 23

Four-star offensive guard Evan Neal is possibly the biggest recruit in the state of Florida, if not the country. The…

Five-star DB Chris Steele has made a major decision on his recruitment ACC Five-star DB Chris Steele has made a major decision on his recruitment , Content Editor 6:09pm, February 23

Five-star defensive back Chris Steele told 247Sports that he will announce his college commitment on Sept. 27. "Now that I…

Four-star DE Derick Hunter Jr. announces his top school choices ACC Four-star DE Derick Hunter Jr. announces his top school choices , Content Editor 7:20pm, February 3

Four-star strong-side defensive end Derick Hunter Jr. announced his top-10 college choices on Saturday via Twitter. Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Maryland,…

Four-star WR Ramel Keyton reveals first list of top schools Alabama Four-star WR Ramel Keyton reveals first list of top schools , Associate Content Editor 9:14am, January 28

Four-star receiver Ramel Keyton is a ways off from having to solidify a choice for where he wants to go…

Four-star DE Lloyd Summerall names the main schools recruiting him Alabama Four-star DE Lloyd Summerall names the main schools recruiting him , Content Editor 8:09pm, February 17

Four-star defensive end Lloyd Summerall named the five main schools recruiting him during his visit to Tallahassee for Florida State's…

Four-star ATH Trezman Marshall eliminates title contender from top schools list Alabama Four-star ATH Trezman Marshall eliminates title contender from top schools list , Associate Content Editor 1:19pm, March 1

Four-star athlete Trezman Marshall recently named three schools that were tops in his recruitment. However, it would appear that one…