Here is the latest ACC sports news from The Associated Press | Football.
Here is the latest ACC sports news from The Associated Press | Football
College Football Playoff managers will meet this week at the Big Ten offices outside Chicago to discuss the future of the Pac-12 and the number of places reserved for conference champions in the expanded field. The playoff is expanding from four teams to 12 next season, but conference realignment has led to a reconsideration about the selection process.
Clemson’s Playoff Hopes Dashed
Clemson’s chances of making it to the College Football Playoff and the ACC title game are slim after their loss to Florida State. Despite the setback, coach Dabo Swinney remains committed to building the program and making the necessary improvements. The Tigers were preseason favorites but have struggled to replicate their past success.
Pittsburgh Faces Challenges
Pittsburgh is dealing with a rough start to the season, losing their left tackle to a season-ending injury and starting with a 1-3 record. Coach Pat Narduzzi will have to find a way to bounce back and make adjustments as they prepare to face Virginia Tech. The status of their senior quarterback is also uncertain, adding to the challenges they face.
Colorado Drops in Rankings
Colorado fell out of The Associated Press college football poll after a resounding loss to Oregon. The top teams in the rankings have also shifted, with Georgia retaining its top spot but receiving fewer first-place votes. Michigan, Texas, and Ohio State have also seen movement in the rankings.
In summary, the ACC football landscape is experiencing ups and downs, with teams facing challenges and adjustments as they strive for success.