Miami vaults to the top this week after dominating Georgia Tech on Thursday night. FSU gains some respect for the conference with a big win at BYU. Va Tech comes from behind to defeat Big 12 North favorite Nebraska.
On the down side, Virginia remains winless and Maryland loses (again) to Middle Tennessee State. Week 4 has some big games with UNC traveling to Ga Tech and Miami traveling to face the Hokies.
The 'Canes proved the win over FSU was not a fluke by playing even better in blowing out Georgia Tech.
2. Virginia Tech
Hokies gain some pride for the ACC with a last-second win over Nebraska.
3. Florida State
Seminoles travel all the way out to Utah and take care of a top 10 BYU team with ease.
4. Georgia Tech
Time to regroup for the Yellow Jackets, who had played three games in 13 days; North Carolina awaits this Saturday.
Tigers dominate Boston College by holding the Eagles to 54 total yards.
6. North Carolina
Heels go to Atlanta for first ACC showdown looking for a 4-0 start.
7. NC State
Wolfpack put together a second straight good offensive performance, albeit against weak competition, but progress is progress
8. Wake Forest
Riley Skinner throws for a career-high 289 yards passing in win over Elon.
9. Boston College
Justin Tuggle really struggled against Clemson, and those early-season wins don't look as impressive now.
Terps have second straight loss to Middle Tennessee State just a week after barely beating James Madison.
Blue Devils hung with Kansas for a while, but were blown out in the second half by the Jayhawks.
We thought the Cavs might have their first win until Southern Miss came from 10 points down to keep Al Groh's seat scalding hot.
Now that I have ranked the teams 1-12, lets put them into peer groups.
Miami, Virginia Tech, Florida State
Georgia Tech, Clemson, North Carolina
NC State, Wake Forest, Boston College
Maryland, Duke, Virginia