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.
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.
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.
Marcus Mariota sprinted 71 yards for a TD on the opening drive and No. 2 Oregon never looked back on the way to a 59-10 blowout.
The Wahoos only big play came from a big run by Khalek Sheperd who showed he had some speed to match Oregon's.