*Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe has suspended safety Junior Petit-Jean for the rest of the season for a violation of team rules. Even at role model Wake Forest "kids just do dumb stuff."
*Maryland safety Jamari McCullough's return from a high left ankle sprain will give the Terps' defense a much-needed boost.
*Clemson's special teams have had several special moments so far this year, and the Tigers are looking to continue that trend.
*BC's quarterback on defense, Mike McLaughlin (pictured above), should be back and ready to go -- finally -- this Saturday against Wake Forest. It will be a huge lift for the entire team, as this Big Mac is hungrier than ever.
*Here's the weekly ACC-SEC ranking as voted on by writers from papers in the Carolinas.
*It's time for Duke fans to see what running back Desmond Scott can do. Don't count out N.C. Central, though. Those guys are coming to play.
*The ACC hasn't backed down from playing big games early, and this weekend is no exception.
*Miami's offense is getting all the attention, but, as Jacory Harris pointed out, it's clicking because of the defense.
*Former BC coach Jeff Jagodzinski had to have seen this coming, and he left just in time.
*Here's an instant rewind of the last four times a ranked Miami team visited Virginia Tech.
*Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson has been defending his offense lately, but he says that's the least of his concerns right now.
*FSU running back Ty Jones has been more diligent about improving his running game, but also about taking care of his diabetes.