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ACC Announces 2017 Football Schedule

GREENSBORO, N.C. (TheACC.com)– The 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference football schedule released Tuesday again includes one of the most difficult nonconference slates among the Power Five conferences. With Clemson and Florida State winning two of the last four national championships, ACC programs will face teams in 2017 that have won 10 of the last 11 national titles. ACC teams will play…

ACC Issues Institutional Fines to Louisville and Virginia Tech

GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – The Atlantic Coast Conference has issued institutional fines of $25,000 to the University of Louisville and Virginia Tech following its review of the internal investigation conducted by Wake Forest University and the subsequent appropriate discussions. The funds received from the two fines, which are the highest allowed by the league’s bylaws, will be placed into the…

Clemson Keeps ACC Throne, Wins Second-Straight Conference Crown

Facing adversity all game long and needing to stop the driving opposition late in the 4th quarter, Tigers players and coaches said the ACC Championship had a similar feel to many of Clemson’s games in the 2016 season. It also shared a similar outcome to most, as Dabo Swinney’s squad has officially gone back-to-back in the Atlantic Coast Conference, holding…

Watson, Clemson claim ACC title and await playoff berth

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney raises the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football trophy, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. Clemson defeated Virginia Tech 42-35. (AP Photo/Chris O’ Meara) ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Deshaun Watson’s mission is not over. The Heisman Trophy hopeful and third-ranked Clemson Tigers are ready to return to the College Football Playoff and try…

Louisville’s Jackson Earns ACC Player of the Year Honors

GREENSBORO, N.C. (ACC) – Louisville record-setting quarterback Lamar Jackson has been voted the 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference Football Player of the Year by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA). Florida State’s DeMarcus Walker was recognized as the league’s Defensive Player of the Year. Jackson – also voted the ACC’s Offensive Player of the Year – concluded the regular season holding…

Clemson Clinches, Celebrates ACC Atlantic Title

While the Clemson Tigers have many of their goals still ahead of them, they accomplished one of their key feats to creating a special season, beating Wake Forest 35-13 to clinch the ACC Atlantic Division Title. Dabo Swinney’s team punched their tickets to Orlando in Wintson-Salem and will now play the eventual Coastal champ to try and earn a second-straight…

ACC Championship to Kick Off at 8 p.m. on ABC Columbia Dec. 3

GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – The Atlantic Coast Conference and ESPN have announced that the 2016 Dr Pepper Atlantic Coast Conference Football Championship Game, which will be held on  Saturday,  December 3, at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida, will have an 8 p.m.kickoff and be shown nationally on ABC. This marks the eighth consecutive year that the Dr Pepper ACC…

ACC Announces Game Times & Networks for November 17-19

GREENSBORO, NC – The Atlantic Coast Conference Sunday announced the game times and networks for the football games of November 17-19 that had been held by ESPN in its six-day option. Announced were: Saturday, November 19 Florida State at Syracuse, ABC/ESPN2, 3:30 p.m. Clemson at Wake Forest, ESPN, 7 p.m.   Games Previously Announced:             Thursday, November 17 Louisville at…

Deshaun Watson finalist for Unitas Award

BALTIMORE, MD (CAC) — The 2016 The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm AwardÒ candidates have been reduced to the Top 5 of the country’s top college quarterbacks. Remaining candidates for the prestigious annual award – named after the man many refer to as the greatest quarterback ever to play the game of football – are:   Luke Falk, Washington State Patrick Mahomes II,…