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2015 Schedule
14-1, 1st in ACC - Atlantic
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33mChris Low and Adam Rittenberg

The heat is on: Ten games with the highest stakes in 2016

Some will have playoff implications. Some feature a team that needs to finally shut up its rival. Others might save a coach's job. Here are the games that have a little extra meaning in 2016.


Deshaun Watson favored to win Heisman

Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook places the junior quarterback atop its list to take home the trophy and has Clemson returning to the College Football Playoff.

Countdown to college football season (2:11)
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2dTravis Haney

Would Jimbo Fisher ever bolt Florida State?

The Seminoles might be lower on this list of ACC coaching stability than you'd expect, especially if the LSU job comes open at some point.

Clemson's toughest opponents? (1:23)

Clemson bunch will bring talent

You know Deshaun Watson can play, but don't forget about the other draft-eligible Tigers this season. Look for names like WR Mike Williams, TE Jordan Legett and OL Tyrone Crowder. Top offensive players for 2017 draft (Insider)

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Tigers' Watson: Not great yet, but working on it

Clemson QB Deshaun Watson said while accepting the Manning Award as the nation's top quarterback that he still must improve his hand placement and technique in order to "be great one day."

Clemson offense sitting pretty for 2016

The Tigers have eight returning starters, including consensus All-American QB Deshaun Watson for his junior season. Poised for another productive offensive campaign., Clemson takes the No. 2 spot on our list. Top 10 offenses for 2016 (Insider)

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8dAndrea Adelson and Jared Shanker

Take 2: Should ACC rivalries have set dates?

The ACC has its rivalry week at the end of the season when a number of conference teams play nonconference opponents, but is that enough?

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8dHeather Dinich

Ranked matchups highlight '16 ABC/ESPN kickoff

Tripleheaders featuring four games between ranked opponents highlight the opening Saturday of the 2016 college football season on both ABC and ESPN.

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12dDavid Purdum

Alabama, Oklahoma favorites in first Vegas lines

Alabama is a double-digit favorite over USC and Oklahoma is a big favorite over Ohio State in the first college football lines released Friday.

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13dTravis Haney

CFB's 10 biggest spring breakout stars

Rosters generally begin to take shape after spring practice, and several players in high-profile programs helped themselves, and their teams, this time around.

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