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ACC Football Power Rankings Round-Up - Week 2, 2021

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Losses from Clemson, UNC, and Miami don’t bode well for the ACC’s top dogs

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Top ACC teams Clemson, UNC, and Miami all received losses this past weekend, but it doesn’t seem to have shaken up the ACC power rankings much at the top as a result. It definitely DID shake up the AP and Coaches poll, though. Take a look below at what the experts are saying about ACC football, and how this writer updated BCI’s own rankings:

BC Interruption’s Rankings:

  1. Clemson Tigers (-)
  2. Miami Hurricanes (-)
  3. North Carolina Tar Heels (-)
  4. NC State Wolfpack (-)
  5. Virginia Tech Hokies (+1)
  6. Boston College Eagles (-1)
  7. Florida State Seminoles (+1)
  8. Pittsburgh Panthers (-1)
  9. Wake Forest Demon Deacons (-)
  10. Virginia Cavaliers (-)
  11. Louisville Cardinals (-)
  12. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (-)
  13. Syracuse Orange (+1)
  14. Duke Blue Devils (-1)

ESPN’s FPI Rankings:

  1. Clemson Tigers
  2. Miami Hurricanes
  3. NC State Wolfpack
  4. North Carolina Tar Heels
  5. Virginia Tech Hokies
  6. Pittsburgh Panthers
  7. Florida State Seminoles
  8. Boston College Eagles
  9. Virginia Cavaliers
  10. Wake Forest Demon Deacons
  11. Louisville Cardinals
  12. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
  13. Duke Blue Devils
  14. Syracuse Orange

CBS Sports Rankings:

  1. Clemson Tigers
  2. North Carolina Tar Heels
  3. Miami Hurricanes
  4. NC State Wolfpack
  5. Virginia Tech Hokies
  6. Pittsburgh Panthers
  7. Boston College Eagles
  8. Wake Forest Demon Deacons
  9. Florida State Seminoles
  10. Virginia Cavaliers
  11. Louisville Cardinals
  12. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
  13. Duke Blue Devils
  14. Syracuse Orange

AP Poll Appearances:

  • Clemson at #6
  • Virginia Tech at #19
  • Miami at #22
  • UNC at #24
  • NC State receiving 69 votes
  • Boston College receiving 8 votes

Coaches Poll Appearances:

  • Clemson at #6
  • Virginia Tech at #21
  • UNC at #22
  • Miami at #24
  • NC State receiving 81 votes
  • FSU receiving 34 votes
  • Pitt receiving 20 votes
  • BC receiving 19 votes
  • Virginia receiving 5 votes