2012 College Football Rankings: Week 13 ACC Power Rankings

ACC Power Rankings: FSU vs. GTU in Title Game

11/21/12 in NCAAF   |   Tyler_Waddell   |   407 respect

FanIQ ACC Power Rankings: Week 13

1. Florida State (10-1, 7-1 ACC; LW: No. 1) –
FSU is already a lock for the ACC title game – which doesn’t look too appealing on paper – but will host a fun & field session against crosstown rival Florida first. This could carry major implications on the Noles’ BCS route if they somehow lose to Georgia Tech in the title game. Next up: vs. Florida, Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET (ABC).
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2. Clemson (10-1, 7-1; LW: No. 2) – With a win over South Carolina this weekend – which just struggled against FCS Wofford – the Tigers can claim a BCS berth. Next up: vs. South Carolina, Saturday, 7 p.m. ET (ESPN).

3. Georgia Tech (6-5, 5-3; LW: No. 5) – With games against No. 3 Georgia and No. 10 Florida State looming, it’s likely that we’ll be seeing a 6-7 Yellow Jackets squad in a bowl game. Next up: at Georgia, Saturday, 12 p.m. ET (ESPN).

4. Miami (6-5, 4-3; LW: No. 7) – According to multiple reports, Miami is expected to self-impose a bowl ban for the second straight year due to an ongoing NCAA inquiry. Next up: at Duke, Saturday, 12:30 p.m. ET (ACC Network).

5. North Carolina (7-4, 4-3; LW: No. 6) – The Tar Heels’ defense responded well, holding Virginia to just 13 points after giving up 68 to Georgia Tech the week prior. Next up: vs. Maryland, 3 p.m. ET (RSN).

6. North Carolina State (6-5, 3-4; LW: No. 4) – Mike Glennon racked up 493 yards and tossed five touchdowns, leading N.C. State’s offense to a massive 48-point performance over Clemson. And the Wolf Pack still lost. Next up: vs. Boston College, Saturday, 3 p.m. ET (ESPN3).

7. Duke (6-5, 3-4; LW: No. 3) – The Blue Devils have dropped four of five and have been outscored by an average of 29 points in those losses. Next up: vs. Miami, Saturday, 12:30 p.m. ET (ACC Network).

8. Virginia Tech (5-6, 3-4; LW: No. 10) – If the Hokies fail to muster a win against Virginia this Saturday, they’ll be sitting at home for the postseason for the first time since 1992. Next up: vs. Virginia, Saturday, 12 p.m. ET (ESPNU).

9. Wake Forest (5-6, 3-5; LW: No. 8) – With one final gasp of air, the Deacons will be looking to go bowling with an unlikely win over surging Vanderbilt. Next up: vs. Vanderbilt, Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET (ESPNU).

10. Virginia (4-7, 2-5; LW: No. 9) – There wasn’t that much of a chance that the Cavs would end up postseason bound anyways. Now they’ll be focusing on ending Virginia Tech’s bowl hopes. Next up: at Virginia Tech, Saturday, 12 p.m. ET (ESPNU).

11. Boston College (2-9, 1-6; LW: No. 11) – Frank Spaziani might as well start clearing his desk right now. Next up: at North Carolina State, Saturday, 3 p.m. ET (ESPN3).

12. Maryland (4-7, 2-5; LW: No. 12) – There’s not much coach Randy Edsall can do at this point other than hope A.D. Kevin Anderson gives him another chance when he can start a quarterback without an ACL injury. Next up: at North Carolina, Saturday, 3 p.m. ET (RSN).


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