Virginia Tech suffered one of the worst losses in school history, BC dropped the ball against Purdue, and Louisville reached a new low at UVA, practically making everyone rethink the conference’s power structure.
As soon as Clemson won the 2017 National Championship, the ACC was pronounced the best conference in college football. Since then, the league has been on the decline—and it might have just hit rock bottom this past weekend.
Florida State nearly lost to Samford at home, and Pittsburgh was embarrassed by longtime rival Penn State on national television, each taking a big step back before the brunt of ACC play.
The past two weeks, Clemson has had a few fourth-quarter scares. Meanwhile, Miami’s been rolling over top-15 teams, including then-No. 3 Notre Dame. As of now, everyone else in the ACC is looking up at the “U”.