Atlantic Coast Conference
University of Miami and Louisville will face off in the Russell Athletic Bowl on December 28 in Orlando.
The last steps to the BCS championship game summed up their seasons. For No. 1 Florida State, it was a breeze. For Auburn, it took the unexpected.
The Atlantic Coast Conference began the 2013 season hoping to get back into the race for the national championship and boost the conference’s overall image.
With just one game left to play, the number one ranked Florida State Seminoles look to be in the best position to punch their ticket to Pasadena for a chance to play for the BCS National Championship game in January.
Florida State was voted the No. 1 team in the FBS Sunday for the first time since Oct. 1, 2000. The Seminoles are heavily favored against Duke in the upcoming Atlantic Coast Conference championship game and are 60 minutes from a berth in the BCS title game.
Florida State’s Cameron Erving has been chosen the 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference offensive lineman of the year.
The Southeastern Conference and the Big Ten Conference have historically been the conferences that like to run the football the most. But the Atlantic Coast Conference is moving the football on the ground at the highest rate since 1996.
The decision on whether or not to charge Florida State Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston with sexual assault is likely to come after both the ACC Championship Game and the closing of voting on the Heisman Trophy, according to CBSSports.com.
The 2013 sports year has been filled with oddities like the Super Bowl blackout. But perhaps no one could have forecasted a year that could see the Miami Hurricanes beat the Duke Blue Devils for the ACC basketball championship and Duke beat Miami on the football field and be on the cusp of playing for the ACC football championship.
Asia Taylor scored six points in overtime along with an assist that helped No. 4 Louisville pull away for a 69-59 victory over Florida State on Sunday.