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.
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Doak Campbell Stadium is no stranger to loud moments. The Florida State Seminoles were so good for so long under…

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If you're from the sunshine state, you're either a Florida Gators, Miami Hurricanes, or Florida State Seminoles fan. For those…

The “Backwards Play” Looked Ridiculous, But Somehow Worked Florida State The “Backwards Play” Looked Ridiculous, But Somehow Worked , Senior Writer 10:49am, June 25

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The Florida State Seminoles had so many great moments under head coach Bobby Bowden. He’s one of the best in…

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Quarterback Lamar Jackson is different. He always has been and will continue to be until someone figures out how to…

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There have been some really, really odd plays throughout the history of college football. Ohio's 300-pound lineman "cartwheel" trick play…

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College football history is littered with exciting game-ending plays. The Hail Mary might be the most obvious one — Doug…

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The dynasty former Florida State Seminoles head coach Bobby Bowden built was legendary and might be impossible to duplicate ever…

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Marvin “Snoop” Minnis might not be the first player who comes to mind when you think of college football greats,…

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The Florida State Seminoles and Miami Hurricanes hate each other. That's just a matter of fact. The two in-state colleges…

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When former Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets head coach Paul Johnson roamed the sidelines, anything was possible. The man was a…

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NFL teams and players stay hydrated thanks to well-paid waterboys. Sideline reporters risk it all to get closer to action…

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FSU’s Tough 2020 Schedule Tests Mike Norvell Like Never Before Florida State FSU’s Tough 2020 Schedule Tests Mike Norvell Like Never Before , Senior Writer 5:41pm, May 18

The Florida State Seminoles have officially hit the reset button in order to return to college football prominence. Keeping head…

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“The Gator Flop”: The Bizarre Play That Ignited a Rivalry ACC “The Gator Flop”: The Bizarre Play That Ignited a Rivalry , Staff Writer 2:40pm, June 11

There have been some really, really odd plays throughout the history of college football. Ohio's 300-pound lineman "cartwheel" trick play…

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