*Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson is expecting the best from Florida State, despite the ongoing drama off the field in Tallahassee.
*Longtime Maryland booster Jack Heise passed away this week, but not before he had a chance to put his final letter in the mail to coach Ralph Friedgen wishing him good luck this weekend against Wake Forest.
*BC's defense has faced some good ACC quarterbacks already, but none of them have the feetlike Tyrod Taylor.
*Clemson could be making some changes to its offense this week, and it could include using the tight ends more.
*Has Wake Forest already found its next Alphonso Smith?
*For those of you who tried to stick a fork in Virginia, Al Groh said it might not be that easy.
*While Saturday's game between Miami and FAMU should be relatively uneventful on the field, it will spark a painful memory for the late Bryan Pata's brother, who is now the tight ends coach for FAMU.
*NC State coach Tom O'Brien needs a win on Saturday more than Duke's David Cutcliffe does.
*Of all the new coaches hired recently in the ACC, though, none of them had the instant success of Georgia Tech's Johnson.
Let's put this one to rest -- Chuck Amato and Jimbo Fisher never got into a fight. Hence the reason you never read about it here.
*Virginia Tech running backs Josh Oglesby #25 and Ryan Williams have different styles -- on and off the field.