Pick ‘Em Week 3 once again brings our readers picks for this week’s batch of games around the ACC. This week’s games around the league feature multiple challenging non-conference battles, including Miami hosting Nebraska, Duke hosting nationally-ranked Northwestern, Pittsburgh traveling to Iowa, and North Carolina hosting unbeaten Illinois.

Atlantic Division frontrunners Clemson and Florida State took care of business Thursday and Friday night, beating division rivals Louisville and Boston College on the road.

Take a look at our staff’s picks for this week below:


2014at North Carolina*L 40-35
2014Virginia Tech* (Thursday)W 21-16
2013at Virginia TechL 19-9
2013New MexicoW 49-27
2012RutgersW 27-6
2012at Syracuse* (Friday)L 14-13
2011at West Virginia* (Friday)L 21-10
2011Connecticut* (Wednesday)W 35-20
2010at Connecticut* (Thursday)L 30-28
2010Miami* (Thursday)L 31-3
2009at West Virginia* (Friday)L 19-16
2009SyracuseW 37-10
2008at CincinnatiL 28-21
2008at Navy*L 42-21
2008IowaW 21-20
2007at Rutgers*L 20-16
2007Navy* (Wednesday)L 48-45
2006at South Florida*L 22-12
2005at West Virginia* (Thursday)L 45-13
2005at Louisville* (Thursday)L 42-20
2004West Virginia* (Thursday)W 16-13
2004at SyracuseL 34-31
2004OhioW 24-3
2003Notre Dame*L 20-14
2002at Miami* (Thursday)L 28-21
2002Boston CollegeW 19-16
2001at West VirginiaW 23-17
2001Miami* (Thursday)L 43-21
2000Boston CollegeW 42-26
2000at SyracuseL 24-17
*Opponent was also coming off a bye week