This week in the ACC football power rankings, the Florida schools are bad — again. Clemson dodges lightning in the Yellow Jackets to escape with a win, and Pitt loses to a directional school.
I don’t care anymore
never gonna let you
break in my heart
not gonna let you walk through
that door, now I see the real you.
~The Real You by the Ex-Idols
The late great Maya Angelou famously said, “If someone shows you who they are, believe them.” Here at headquarters between Tobacco Road and the future site of David Cutcliffe’s statue, we’ve been given a memorandum by the coach with great hair, a playmaker, and everyone who wore camo in the 1980s and 1990s to never use “The U.”
We attempted to refute, then Shockey and Mount McKinney showed up at the door. Point taken, guys.
Miami is not a very good football team. It’s not the only ACC team from Florida reeling.
The Seminoles are 0-3 for the first time since 1976, Bobby Bowden’s first season at Florida State. Some losses are par for the course. Pittsburgh lost to Western Michigan; we’ve accepted the fact that the Panthers just do stuff like that.
It was not all bad. The Cavaliers and Tar Heels had a track meet of a game until UNC pulled away in the second half. Louisville got back on track against a good UCF team, and NC State got its win back against FCS opponent Furman.
To Territorial Cups, Textile Bowls, and Red Bandana games, here are the power rankings for Week 4.