ACC Power RankingsThe ACCs upper echelon gained more separation from the rest of the league this past weekend even though two of the leagues top three teams didnt play.
Florida State and North Carolina further solidified their spots in the ACC Power Rankings despite having open dates, but three of the teams ranked Nos. 4-8 lost in ugly fashion, thus the increased divide. Here are this weeks ACC Power Rankings:
1. Florida State (8-1, 5-1)
The Seminoles didnt play but held on to the top spot because they have earned it from day one. The open date came at a good time so they can work on playing without tailback Chris Thompson, who went down with a season-ending injury prior to the last game.
2. Clemson (8-1, 5-1)
Tajh Boyd continued to impress by becoming Clemsons all-time leader in touchdown passes after tossing five all in the first half in a 56-20 demolition of Duke in Durham, N.C. Boyd also ran for 72 yards and a score, and the Tigers defense did a nice job against a Blue ...