ACC roundup: No. 16 Miami topples Clemson, 30-21

Jacory Harris threw three of his four touchdown passes to Leonard Hankerson, and No. 16 Miami held off Clemson on Saturday despite being kept out of the end zone in the second half.

Harris completed 13 of 33 passes for 205 yards and was intercepted twice, but Hankerson was his go-to receiver, catching seven passes for 147 yards as the Hurricanes (3-1, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) earned their second consecutive road win since a loss at Ohio State.

Tigers quarterback Kyle Parker was 14 of 33 passing for 149 yards with three interceptions, and he lost a fumble. Andre Ellington rushed for 149 yards and three touchdowns. Clemson fell to 2-2 and 0-1.

Notre Dame 31, Boston College 13: Dayne Crist threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score as the Fighting Irish (2-3) beat the host Eagles (2-2).

Crist completed 24 of 44 passes for 203 yards, and running back Armando Allen rushed for 90 yards, including a 2-yard touchdown in the third quarter.

The Irish defense held the Eagles scoreless in the second half and limited the BC offense to 4 yards rushing.

Florida State 34, Virginia 14: Jermaine Thomas ran for two first-half touchdowns and the Seminoles' defense did the rest in overwhelming the host Cavaliers (2-2, 0-1).

Thomas rushed for scores of 70 and 10 yards in the second quarter to pace Florida State (4-1, 2-0), which led 27-0 at halftime. That was more than enough for a staunch Seminoles defense, which limited Virginia to 42 yards of total offense in the first half.

Virginia Tech 41, No. 23 North Carolina State 30: Tyrod Taylor's 39-yard touchdown pass to Jarrett Boykin late in the fourth quarter lifted the visiting Hokies (3-2, 2-0) over the Wolfpack (4-1, 1-1).

Taylor completed 12 of 24 passes for 123 yards with three touchdowns and an interception for Virginia Tech, which has won three in a row after starting the season 0-2. Taylor also carried the ball 16 times for 121 yards.

Darren Evans rushed for 160 yards and two scores on 15 carries, and Boykin caught two passes for 47 yards. Andre Smith had two touchdown receptions for Tech.

Haynes and George Bryan each caught a touchdown pass.

North Carolina 42, East Carolina 17: T.J. Yates passed for two touchdowns and tailback Shaun Draughn ran for three second-half scores as the Tar Heels (2-2) stormed past the visiting Pirates (2-2).

Yates completed 18 of 26 passes for 181 yards as the short-handed Tar Heels ran off 28 consecutive points. UNC, which was again without a number of key players because of ongoing NCAA and school investigations, trailed 17-14 with 11 minutes left in the third quarter.

Georgia Tech 24, Wake Forest 20: Joshua Nesbitt hit Correy Earls on a 9-yard touchdown pass with 15 seconds to play as the Yellow Jackets (3-2, 2-1) beat the host Demon Deacons (2-3, 1-2). Nesbitt led three scoring drives in the fourth quarter as Georgia Tech erased a 17-6 deficit.

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