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While we already have our first bowl-eligible teams after six weeks of play, there are far too many games left to be played to know what could be available to the Champs Sports Bowl in December. Our Team Selection Committee met on Monday to discuss the current state of our partner conference as we inch closer to Selection Sunday.

ACC Results

Wake Forest 35, Florida State 30
Virginia Tech 38, Miami 35
Georgia Tech 21, Maryland 16
Clemson 36, Boston College 14
UNC 14, Louisville 7
NC State 38, Central Michigan 24

Big East Results

West Virginia 43, UConn 16
Rutgers 34, Pittsburgh 10
Syracuse 37, Tulane 34

*Notre Dame 59, Air Force 33

What we learned:

Wake Forest is a contender in the ACC Atlantic: After yet another win over a favored Florida State team, the Demon Deacons match nationally-ranked Clemson at 3-0 in the division. They will be tested this weekend as they host Virginia Tech, but this could be a year where Wake plays spoiler to some bigger, faster and stronger ACC teams.

Virginia Tech is still the team to beat in the Coastal: Many were down on the Hokies after they dropped a 23-3 decision to Clemson, but VT quickly rebounded to hold off an upset bid by Miami. They still have Georgia Tech coming up on the schedule and could reclaim the lead in the division before the ACC Championship Game comes up.

We still don't know what we have in the Big East: The lone ranked team, West Virginia, played their first conference game on Saturday. The entire conference has a backloaded schedule so we don't have any grasp on who might emerge as a contender. Until we get later in the year, we'll continue to see weekends like this one, where Rutgers "upset" a Pittsburgh team that was favored in the preseason.

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Matt Repchak
Matt Repchak

Matt (Tampa, Fla.) joined FCSports in 2005 after graduating from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. He started in the communications department and gradually became the point person for all digital projects within the organization, including web, video and social.

Matt enjoys The Black Keys, Joss Whedon, Paul F. Tompkins and the Tampa Bay Rays.