College Football Roundup – September 27th

Andy has already given you some of the information and below is a complete rundown on all of yesterday’s college football action involving ACC and area teams.

Maryland 20, #20/19 Clemson 17
Maryland’s Da’Rel Scott rushes for one yard to rally Maryland to its second straight Death Valley victory with a 20-17 win over No. 20 Clemson.

North Carolina 28, Miami 24
Cameron Sexton threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Brooks Foster with 46 seconds left, Trimane Goddard had two interceptions in the final minutes, and North Carolina rallied from an early 14-point deficit to beat Miami 28-24 on Saturday.

Duke 31, Virginia 3
Duke took advantage of five second-half turnovers to beat Virginia 31-3 on Saturday and end a 25-game Atlantic Coast Conference losing streak.

Boston College 42, Rhode Island 0
Montel Harris ran for 143 yards and three touchdowns to lead Boston College past Rhode Island 42-0 on Saturday in the schools’ first meeting since 1917.

Florida State 39, Colorado 21
Antone Smith ran for 154 yards and three touchdowns Saturday as Florida State defeated previously unbeaten Colorado 39-21 in Bobby Bowden’s 500th game as a college head coach.

Navy 24, #16/15 Wake Forest 17
The Demon Deacons score late in the fourth, but it was not enough as the Midshipmen earn their first win over a ranked opponent in 23 years.

#13/14 South Florida 41, NC State 10
Matt Grothe threw for 259 yards and a touchdown in No. 13 South Florida’s 41-10 win over of NC State on Saturday night.

Virginia Tech 35, Nebraska 30
Darren Evans scored two touchdowns, Dustin Keys kicked four field goals and Virginia Tech held off Nebraska’s comeback bid in the second half to win 35-30 Saturday night.

***ACC game recaps courtesy of the***

Houston 41, #23 East Carolina 24

Coastal Carolina 20, North Carolina A&T 7

Appalachian St. 48, Presbyterian 14

Elon 23, Samford 17

The Citadel 34, W. Carolina 14

Maryville 17, Greensboro 16

Hampden-Sydney 35, Guilford 14

It was a good weekend for Duke and North Carolina and not so much for East Carolina, State or Wake Forest. The Greensboro-area teams didn’t fare well either, going 0 for 3 on the day. Be sure to watch our site’s football webcast, Football in Focus, this and every Thursday night, live from Shane’s Rib Shack!