TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State and Miami meet in what seems to be a must-win p for both teams. A victory moves the winner a step closer toward bowl eligibility. The loser will see its football season move closer to the brink of disaster.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Coach Brian Kelly doesn’t want No. 16 Notre Dame looking in the rear-view mirror when it has red-hot Virginia Tech visiting on Saturday. The Fighting Irish looked flat a week ago in a 45-14 loss at Michigan. Kelly doesn’t want that game beating his team twice. The Hokies have won three straight games behind quarterback Hendon Hooker.
ATLANTA (AP) — Pittsburgh is hoping to bounce back from a loss to Miami and stay close in the ACC’s tight Coastal Division race by beating Georgia Tech. The Panthers had won four straight games before losing to Miami. The Yellow Jackets are coming off a win over Miami but are last in the Coastal.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse remains the only team in the Atlantic Coast Conference without a league win and time is running out on the Orange if they hope to reach six wins this season and qualify for a bowl game. Longtime rival Boston College visits Saturday needing two wins to qualify for the postseason.
UNDATED (AP) — Florida State and Alabama are set to play a home-and-home series In the 2025 and 2026 seasons. They’ll face off in Tallahassee the first year and in Tuscaloosa the second.