Boston College (2-0, 1-0 in ACC)
Next game: at USC, 3 p.m. Saturday, Pac-12 Network
Huddle up: RB Andre Williams leads the ACC in attempts (58), rushing (318 yards) and yards per game (159 yards). … Bryce Jones is the ACC DB of the week after he had two tackles, one interception and recovered a fumble in the win over Wake Forest. … LB Kevin Pierre-Louis had 11 tackles, the 12th time he’s reached double digits in tackles in his career.
Tweetable fact: This will be the sixth time that Boston College has played a game in California.
Next game: at N.C. State, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19, ESPN
Huddle up: DBs Martin Jenkins (Centennial) and Darius Robinson (Westlake) had their first career interceptions, both returned them for TDs, in the win over South Carolina State. … Freshman WR Germone Hopper is the ACC rookie of the week after he had six catches for 66 yards and two TDs. He scored on receptions of 17 and 26 yards. … Fourteen players caught passes. … Clemson had 512 yards of offense, improving to 65-0-1 with at least 500 yards of offense.
Tweetable fact: QB Tajh Boyd’s streak of at least one TD pass in 17 consecutive games ended.
Next game: vs. Georgia Tech, 3:30 p.m. Saturday, ESPNU
Huddle up: Brandon Connette, who also has played TE, had an efficiency rating of 177.3 after filling in for starter Anthony Boone, who broke his collarbone in a win over Memphis. Connette will start after he was 14-of-21 for two TDs. Boone is out indefinitely. … Will Monday (Flowery Branch) averaged 49.6 yards on five punts. … Juwan Thompson (Woodward Academy) needs 7 yards to become the 40th Duke player to reach 1,000 career rushing yards.
Tweetable fact: This is the first time Duke has been 2-0 since 1988.
Florida State (1-0, 1-0)
Next game: vs. Nevada, 3:30 p.m. Saturday, ESPN
Huddle up: Florida State was the only school with two starting QBs in Week 1 of the NFL. Christian Ponder starts for Minnesota, and E.J. Manuel made his ﬁrst career start for Buffalo. … FSU and Nevada are meeting for the first time. … Nevada QB Cody Fajardo was one of five QBs to throw for more than 2,000 yards and rush for more than 1,000 last season. … WR Rashad Greene (Westover) has caught at least one pass in 16 consecutive games.
Tweetable fact: FSU has held opponents to 20 or fewer points in 23 of its past 29 games.
Next game: at Connecticut, 7:30 p.m. Saturday
Huddle up: ACC WR of the week Stefon Diggs set his career high with 179 yards (on six catches) in the win over Old Dominion. He has 1,125 career receiving yards, 21st on the school’s career list. … Isaac Goins will replace Jeremiah Johnson at CB after Johnson fractured a toe. He’ll miss at least seven weeks. … The Terrapins have committed only three penalties for 25 yards in two games, third in the nation in both categories.
Tweetable fact: Maryland already has four interceptions, tying its total from 2012.
Next game: vs. Savannah State, 7 p.m. Sept. 21
Huddle up: QB Stephen Morris has thrown at least one TD pass in seven consecutive games and has 15 total in that span. … LB Denzel Perryman, the ACC’s LB of the week, had 13 tackles — one from his career high — and forced a fumble in the win over Florida. … It was one of five turnovers by Florida. … There were 78,869 fans at Saturday’s game, the largest crowd ever for a Miami game at Sun Life Stadium.
Tweetable fact: Coach Al Golden did eight radio interviews Monday and two more Wednesday.
North Carolina (1-1)
Next game: at Georgia Tech, noon Sept. 21, ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU
Huddle up: North Carolina had at least 500 yards of offense for the fifth time in Larry Fedora’s 14 games as coach. The Tar Heels have at least 400 yards in 13 of those games and have scored 40 or more points in seven. … S Tre Boston has at least one interception in each of his four seasons. … QB Bryn Renner’s consecutive pass attempt streak without an interception ended at 150.
Tweetable fact: North Carolina wore an all-blue uniform for the fourth time since 2001.
N.C. State (2-0)
Next game: vs. Clemson, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19, ESPN
Huddle up: DE Art Norman (Chamblee), the ACC’s co-DL of the week, recovered a fumble to set up a TD and had a sack a forced fumble in a win over Richmond. He also had four tackles and a pressure. … With QB Brandon Mitchell injured, the Wolfpack have turned to Pete Thomas and freshman Bryant Shirreffs (Jefferson). Shirreffs was 3-of-3 with his first career TD pass and also scored on a 28-yard run.
Tweetable fact: The Wolfpack will play 10 of their 12 games in the state of North Carolina this season.
Pittsburgh (0-1, 0-1)
Next game: vs. New Mexico, 12:30 p.m. Saturday, WUPA
Huddle up: New Mexico’s coach is Bob Davie, a former Pitt assistant who is from Western Pennsylvania. Davie coached Notre Dame for five seasons and was an ESPN analyst. … Pitt has started 0-2 only three times in the past 30 seasons (1984, ’05 and last year). … There are no players from Georgia on the Panthers’ roster.
Tweetable fact: Pitt has at least one sack in 38 of its past 39 games.
Next game: vs. Wagner, 4 p.m. Saturday
Huddle up: RB Jerome Smith has been a bright spot, rushing for three TDs in two losses, matching his season total from 2012. … K Ross Krautman’s consecutive PAT streak ended at 66 with a third-quarter miss. … WR Adrian Flemming will miss the rest of the season with a lower body injury that will require surgery and rehab. He caught two passes in the opening loss to Penn State.
Tweetable fact: Syracuse hasn’t lost to a current FCS program since losing to Holy Cross in 1958.
Next game: vs. Virginia Military, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 21
Huddle up: There are six players from Georgia on Virginia’s roster: George Adeosun (G, Alpharetta), Miles Gooch (WR, Towers), D.J. Hill (OLB, Newton), Greyson Lambert (QB, Wayne County), C.J. Moore (CB, Buford), Eric Smith (OT, Columbia). … Virginia will look at opportunities to let QB David Watford run. “We will attempt to make sure that David, if it’s his feet, if it’s on the edge, wherever it may be, we utilize his abilities to the maximum,” coach Mike London said.
Tweetable fact: Watford set career highs in attempts (41) and completions (29) in the loss to Oregon.
Virginia Tech (1-1)
Next game: at East Carolina, noon Saturday, Fox Sports 1
Huddle up: S Detrick Bonner (Luella) had two interceptions, returning one for a TD, in a win over Western Carolina. … The school will build a $25 million indoor practice facility on a portion of the outdoor practice fields in a compromise with an environmental group, The Washington Post reported. The group didn’t want the new facility, originally planned to be built in Stadium Woods, to damage an old-growth forest, the article stated.
Tweetable fact: Virginia Tech is 20-6 in games played in North Carolina, winning nine of its past 11.
Wake Forest (1-1, 0-1)
Next game: vs. Louisiana-Monroe, 12:30 p.m. Saturday, FSSO
Huddle up: LB Brandon Chubb (Hillgrove) recovered a blocked punt at the 3-yard line in the second quarter of the loss to Boston College. … Nikita Whitlock, who blocked a punt, has three sacks, tied for the ACC lead. … WR Jonathan Williams (Mays) rushed for 13 yards and caught four passes for 48 yards. … Wake Forest grad assistant Ryan McManus and his dad, Louisiana-Monroe tight ends coach Jerry McManus, will be on opposite sidelines.
Tweetable fact: Wake Forest has never defeated a team from Louisiana, going 0-3 vs. LSU and 0-2 vs. Tulane.