The Seminoles improved to 12-0 for the first time since 1999 and likely will earn a spot in the Bowl Championship Series title game by beating Duke in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game next Saturday.
Duke Earns Trip To ACC Championship Beating North Carolina 27-25
No. 24 Blue Devils "The Are You Kidding Me ACC Team of The Year" made the once-unthinkable goal a reality. Ross Martin kicked a 27-yard field goal with 2:22 left for a 27-25 to beat North Carolina. Duke fans took over the Tar Heels stadium as the ACC Cinderella win face Florida State in the ACC Championship Game.
Clemson Drops Its 5th Game In A Row to South Carolina.
The Tigers (10-2) had never lost five consecutive games to their rival in a series that began in 1896 - which they still lead 65-42-4. The loss also left record-setting quarterback Tajh Boyd 0-for-4 against the Gamecocks. This was a painful loss for the Tiger, but this was still great season.
The Virginia Cavaliers put up a valiant effort on the road in College Park, but come up short in a 27-26 loss against the Maryland Terps.
Cavs field goal kicker Alec Vozenilek kicked three field goals on the day – though the one that will be remembered is the 42-yard attempt sailed wide right with 10 seconds remaining, which would have won the game.
Quarterback David Watford went 27 for 44 for 263 yards and a score. Tight end Jake McGee had eight catches for 114 yards. Kevin Parks ran for 112 yards and a touchdown, and Khalek Shepherd contributed 81 yards rushing to an offense that amassed 505 yards.
Looking at the stats alone you would’ve assumed that the Cavs won this game – but it was a definite heart breaker. To lose like this and extend a three game skid, makes for a long bus ride back to Charlottesville.