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  1. Who are college football's dark horses?

    Heather Dinich

    With so many upsets in Week 6, doors to the playoff have opened in every conference.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2014
  2. ACC way-too-early upset watch

    Heather Dinich

    Last fall, in a span of three weeks, Duke shocked the Coastal Division and beat two ranked teams -- No. 14 Virginia Tech and No. 23 Miami. Duke's win in Lane Stadium was particularly stunning, considering how much of a homefield advantage that venue ...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  3. Upset win is lasting ACC memory for Terps

    Heather Dinich

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- On the third floor of Maryland's Comcast Center, a line of about 500 people wrapped around the concourse Sunday morning, fans clutching their game programs and other memorabilia, patiently waiting for autographs from former coach...

    Blog | March 09, 2014
  4. ACC upset watch: Bowl edition

    Heather Dinich

    One look at the ACC's bowl lineup this year, and it seems as if there could be upsets left and right. Virginia Tech over No. 17 UCLA? Sure, why not. (The offense, that's why.) Cincy over Carolina? Hey, don't joke, the Tar Heels have lost their past t...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  5. ACC upset watch: Week 13

    Heather Dinich

    You don't have to be ranked to be on the upset watch, but guess what? Duke is, and the Blue Devils are the only ranked ACC team featured here this week. Welcome to the club, Dookies. 1. Virginia (2-8, 0-6 ACC) at Miami (7-3, 3-3): Despite Miami's ...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  6. ACC upset watch: Week 11

    Heather Dinich

    The No. 1 game on this list came to fruition last week, as Boston College knocked off Virginia Tech and snapped a five-game losing streak to the Hokies. The Upset Watch is back this week, with two ranked teams making an appearance ... and no, one of ...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  7. ACC Upset Watch: Week 8

    Heather Dinich

    With two teams ranked in the top five facing off this weekend in Death Valley, somebody's gotta lose. Welcome back to the Upset Watch, ACC's elite: 1. No. 5 Florida State at No. 3 Clemson. You know the history by now: Florida State has not won i...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  8. ACC Upset Watch: Week 7

    Heather Dinich

    Florida State? You're off the list (bye week). Clemson? You're off the list, too. Welcome to the Top 25, Hokies - and the upset watch. The No. 1 game on this list last week came to fruition, as Virginia fell to Ball State of the MAC. That was t...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  9. ACC Upset Watch: Week 5

    Heather Dinich

    None of the games listed on last week's Upset Watch came to fruition. That's great news for the ACC, which still has a national title contender in Clemson. Wake Forest held off Army, and Maryland had zero trouble with a dreadful West Virginia team. T...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  10. Terps earn validation with win over WVU

    Heather Dinich

    BALTIMORE, Md. -- Maryland coach Randy Edsall would not go so far on Saturday evening as to call his team's 37-0 shutout of West Virginia a "signature win." Good move. Save that for any potential upsets down the road of Atlantic Division giants...

    Blog | September 21, 2013
  11. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    #noclemsoning -- unless that's a new term for a blown call ... NC State's Bryan Underwood is still trying to figure out what happened. A whistle was blown on NC State's upset hopes. Dave Doeren says the play happened right in front of him -- ...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  12. ACC Upset Watch: Week 3

    Heather Dinich

    For those of you who follow the blog regularly, you know the upset watch is a dangerous place to be. In each of the past two weeks, the top games on this list have come to fruition: Clemson beat Georgia and Miami beat Florida. (Sorry, I can't just th...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  13. Upset watch: Week 2

    Heather Dinich

    Of the three games ranked on the upset watch last week, the top two came to fruition, as Clemson knocked off No. 5 Georgia and Virginia found a way to beat BYU. Sorry, Hoos, but that's still not enough to put Oregon on upset alert this week. And ...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  14. Preseason upset watch: FSU, UF in trouble?

    Heather Dinich

    For those of you who follow the blog during the season, you might be familiar with the ACC's "Upset Watch" post. Every week we list the three games that are most likely to feature an upset. It doesn't necessarily have to be against a ranked opponent,...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  15. 2012 bowl upset watch

    Heather Dinich

    It's time for your bowl edition of the upset watch. Now remember, these are not predictions. It's a look at which teams in the ACC are the most likely to pull off a stunning upset, or be the team to be knocked down. Teams don't have to be ranked to b...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  16. Upset watch: Week 13

    Heather Dinich

    The No. 1 game on this list came to fruition last week, as Virginia lost to a North Carolina team determined to redeem itself from a loss to Georgia Tech. The Yellow Jackets, though, did not lose at home to Duke, and Clemson won a shootout with NC St...

    Blog | November 20, 2012