*Duke is preparing for Alabama fans. This is exactly what Duke wants, and the program turned down some mad cash to get it.
*Miami's loss? Maddening to some.
*Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson wants to see some better blocking -- from everybody. *Clemson will face one of its toughest environments of the season on Saturday at Auburn
*The Jackets have very few reminders of last year's ACC title because they don't want to feel any sense of entitlement.
*The Hokies can't afford another loss.
*The biggest win in JMU history wasn't exactly shocking to the Dukes. And Bud Foster's tirade shouldn't come as any big surprise, either.
*Don't shoot the messenger -- The ACC can't get much worse.