This Saturday, No. 16 Auburn hosts Clemson (ranked No. 26, one spot short of the Top 25) in primetime. According to ESPN, it's the best college football matchup of the weekend, as ESPN's College GameDay rolls into town for this Tiger tussle.
The ACC has taken a severe beating to nonconference opponents, as North Carolina, Georgia Tech, Miami (FL), Virginia, and Florida State have lost to an OOC foe just two weeks into the season. Virginia Tech has lost TWO of these games, valiantly falling to Boise State before laying the biggest egg in the history of Hokie football against the James Madison Dukes. So, Clemson is their last true hope for respect.
The entire ACC will be counting on Clemson to give the conference at least a little respect. Here are 10 reasons why the ACC is (once again) screwed, and why the SEC will be victorious again.