WEEK 9: ACC Power Poll

A surprise team emerges behind Clemson and Florida State for third place in this week's ACC power rankings.

1. Florida State
Last week: Beat Duke 48-7.
This week: Off.

2. Clemson
Last week: Beat Wake Forest 42-13.
This week: at Duke, 7 p.m., Saturday.
Records: Clemson 7-1, 4-1; Duke 6-3, 3-2.
Series record: Clemson leads 35-16-1.
Last meeting: Clemson won 31-7 in 2008.

3. Miami
Last week: Off.
This week: vs. Virginia Tech, 7:30 p.m., Thursday.
Records: Virginia Tech 4-4, 2-2 ACC; Miami 4-4, 3-2.
Series record: Miami leads 17-12.
Last meeting: Virginia Tech won 38-35 in 2011.

4. North Carolina
Last week: Beat N.C. State 43-35.
This week: Off.

5. Virginia Tech
Last week: Off.
This week: at Miami, 7:30 p.m., Thursday.
Records: Virginia Tech 4-4, 2-2 ACC; Miami 4-4, 3-2.
Series record: Miami leads 17-12.
Last meeting: Virginia Tech won 38-35 in 2011.

6. N.C. State
Last week: Lost 43-35 to North Carolina.
This week: vs. Virginia, 12:30 p.m., Saturday.
Records: Virginia 2-6, 0-4; N.C. State 5-3, 2-2.
Series record: N.C. State 34-21-1.
Last meeting: N.C. State won 28-14 in 2011.

7. Duke
Last week: Lost 48-7 to Florida State.
This week: vs. Clemson, 7 p.m., Saturday.
Records: Clemson 7-1, 4-1; Duke 6-3, 3-2.
Series record: Clemson leads 35-16-1.
Last meeting: Clemson won 31-7 in 2008.

8. Georgia Tech
Last week: Lost 41-17 to BYU.
This week: at Maryland, 12:30 p.m., Saturday.
Records: Georgia Tech 3-5, 2-3; Maryland 4-4, 2-2.
Series record: Georgia Tech 14-6.
Last meeting: Georgia Tech won 20-16 in 2011.

9. Wake Forest
Last week: Lost 42-13 to Clemson.
This week: vs. Boston College, 3:30 p.m., Saturday.
Records: Boston College 2-6, 1-4; Wake Forest 4-4, 2-4.
Series record: Boston College 10-7-2.
Last meeting: Wake Forest won 27-19 in 2011.

10. Virginia
Last week: Off.
This week: at N.C. State, 12:30 p.m., Saturday.
Records: Virginia 2-6, 0-4; N.C. State 5-3, 2-2.
Series record: N.C. State 34-21-1.
Last meeting: N.C. State won 28-14 in 2011.

11. Boston College
Last week: Beat Maryland 10-17.
This week: at Wake Forest, 12:30 p.m., Saturday.
Records: Boston College 2-6, 1-4; Wake Forest 4-4, 2-4.
Series record: Boston College 10-7-2.
Last meeting: Wake Forest won 27-19 in 2011.

12. Maryland
Last week: Lost 20-17 to Boston College.
This week: vs. Georgia Tech, 12:30 p.m., Saturday.
Records: Georgia Tech 3-5, 2-3; Maryland 4-4, 2-2.
Series record: Georgia Tech 14-6.
Last meeting: Georgia Tech won 20-16 in 2011.

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