If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a hundred times. Give it a few weeks and the order will shake out. Welcome to the jungle where anything and everything can happen all in the space of a week. The teams everyone was sure would be in contention and those that wouldn’t be are providing a redux of ACC football 2018. It’s all turning on it’s head.
The biggest movement is all in the wrong direction in this week’s poll. Syracuse, Miami and Florida State all stumbled and it wasn’t pretty. Each team took a heavy hit in the voting.
Among the teams moving up this week are Virginia, NC State, Boston College, North Carolina, Wake Forest, Duke and Louisville. Several of these teams are moving up in the recent college football rankings as well – Read More.
The games on the weekend schedule that will change the poll? The non-conference, conference match-up between Wake Forest and North Carolina is a good place to start. Here are some other games to keep an eye on that will shift the rankings in this poll and possibly the AP Top 25 and USA Today Coaches’ Polls.
NC State – West Virginia
Clemson – Syracuse
Virginia – Florida State
Pitt will face off with Penn State in a challenging game for the Panthers. This offers the potential for the team to get back on track or go completely off the rails.
The remainder of the schedule for ACC Nation teams offers an opportunity to make adjustments.