In just his seventh game as an East Carolina University Pirate, junior Akeem Richmond (SLHS) played an integral part in setting a new ECU school record for three pointers made in a game as the Pirates routed St. Andrews, 111-59.
Bobby Petrino watched his offense come together, and also enjoyed a solid performance for his defense. The opening of the Petrino sequel at Louisville doubled as one successful ACC debut for the Cardinals.
Anthony Boone matched a career high with four touchdown passes and Duke opened its season by routing Elon 52-13 on Saturday night.
Jacoby Brissett threw for 291 yards and three second-half touchdowns to help North Carolina State beat Georgia Southern 24-23 on Saturday
Pittsburgh 62, Delaware 0
No. 7 UCLA 28, Virginia 20
NO. 2 ALABAMA 33, WEST VIRGINIA 23
Devin Gardner threw three touchdown passes to Devin Funchess in the first half and Michigan went on to rout Appalachian State 52-14 in the season opener on Saturday, seven years after being on the losing end of perhaps the biggest upset in college football history.
Duke spent the past few years climbing to the top of the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division.
The week started at North Carolina with the focus on who would start at quarterback for the No. 23 Tar Heels in Saturday night's opener against Liberty.
Jacoby Brissett hopes he plays better against Georgia Southern than his former Florida teammates did.
Drake Johnson will never forget it.
He was sitting in an Ann Arbor gas station in his father's car
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak.
A new era in college football is here.
North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a redshirt freshman walk-on receiver with a possible concussion.
Facing Charlotte for the second straight season opener, for the start of Mike Minter's second season as Campbell's head football coach, the Fighting Camels made everything tougher on the 49ers than last year's 52-7 Niner win in Charlotte - for a half.
A look at things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference during Week 1 of the season:
Campbell opens its 2014 season hosting Charlotte at 7 p.m. tonight at Barker-Lane Stadium.
Wake Forest is rebuilding with a new coach, a true freshman quarterback and new starters at a range of key positions.
Central Carolina Community College opened its volleyball regular season at home Friday. Visiting Cape Fear C.C. defeated the Cougars in straight sets, 25-12, 25-9, 25-20.
Monday, Aug. 25
Lee County at Leesville Road - 6 p.m.
East Carolina is bringing its high-scoring offense to a new conference, along with the goal of topping what was the program's best season in two decades.
New Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson has a pretty quick sense of humor.
Duke can certainly get used to the view from the top.
Inconsistency, injuries and inexperience made a mess of Dave Doeren's first year at North Carolina State. He'll soon find out how much the Wolfpack learned from the program's worst season in a half-century.
North Carolina has optimism from a strong finish and motivation from watching a rival's surprise trip to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game.