Here's the latest sign of just how much the ACC's Coastal Division has flipped: It might take a series of upsets to keep Duke from winning it again.
D.J. White and Quayshawn Nealy scored defensive touchdowns in the second quarter to help Georgia Tech beat North Carolina State 56-23 on Saturday.
Say this for Duke star Jamison Crowder. He listens well to his coaches.
North Carolina's defense is still trying to solve the same defensive problems, from poor tackling to missed assignments that lead to big plays.
Mississippi State, Florida State and Auburn held the top three spots in the second College Football Playoff rankings, with Oregon joining them in the top four Tuesday night.
Now, Alabama sees a clearly defined path to all of its big-picture goals, starting with LSU as the first of several big obstacles.
Davidson coach Bob McKillop has been around college basketball long enough to realize the significance of the step his program is taking leaving the Southern Conference it once dominated for the Atlantic-10.
Duke has risen to the top of its Atlantic Coast Conference division thanks largely to its ability to play mistake-free football.
North Carolina State's long losing streak in Atlantic Coast Conference play is over. So too is a tough five-game midseason stretch that threatened to push the Wolfpack into a repeat of last year's struggles.
Lauren Hill felt so good after fulfilling her dream that she felt inspired to play another game.