Moving on ...

In looking at the rest of the league this weekend, the Terps are arguably playing the best game on Saturday, unless you're excited about Georgia Tech (2-1) at Virginia (2-1) -- which you probably shouldn't be.


The Yellow Jackets might be without RB Tashard Choice (hamstring), and Virginia's wins have been against Duke and North Carolina (barely). Still, if Choice plays, this game will feature the ACC's top two rushers, as UVA's Cedric Peerman leads the league with 113.7 yards per game, and Choice is behind him at 112.3. (Maryland's Keon Lattimore is third with 99 yards per game.) The other notable about this game is that the series is tied at 14-14-1.

The only other semi-interesting game is No. 15 Clemson (3-0) at N.C. State (1-2), but the Tigers should win that one. N.C. State's lone win was against Wofford, a Division I-AA college with 1,232 undergrads. (According to a quick Wikipedia search, Wofford has the smallest enrollment of any Division I school that sponsors football.)

The ESPN Thursday night game is No. 20 Texas A&M at Miami in the Orange Bowl. The ACC is 1-2 against the Big 12 this season, and 2-5 overall against the five other BCS conferences. (Nobody has played a Pac-10 team, and one of those wins was Duke's "upset" of Northwestern.)

Here's an even more revealing ACC stat for you: Since the start of the 2006 season, ACC teams are 0-12 against non-conference teams ranked among the top 25 by the Associated Press. (They're 0-4 this year.)

Duke will be in my hometown to play Navy, and No. 14 Boston College will host a dreadful Army team. Virginia Tech will play its fourth straight non-conference game when it hosts William & Mary.

UNC, which has dropped back-to-back, last-second losses, will travel to No. 23 South Florida for an ESPN televised game at noon. If you're watching, keep an eye on T.J. Yates, who has thrown for more than 300 yards in each of the past two weekends. Looks like the 'Heels got themselves a QB.

It's just about time for the teleconference, which means check back for the daily Riley Skinner Update.