Around the ACC

Boston College  (0-1, 0-1 in ACC)
Next game: vs. Maine, 1 p.m.
Huddle up: QB Chase Rettig played well in the loss to Miami, going 32-for-51 for a career-high 441 yards and two TDs, but the Eagles had three turnovers. "Winning minimizes the problems, losing magnifies them. The problems are always there, you've just got to manage your way through them," coach Frank Spaziani told the Boston Globe. … Injuries have already hit hard. WR Colin Larmond Jr. (leg), DB C.J. Jones (foot), G Harris Williams (foot), TE Mike Naples (back), RB Rolandan Finch (foot) are all questionable for Saturday's game.
Tweetable fact: Boston College and Maine last met in 2006, with BC winning 22-0.
 N.C. State  (0-1, 0-0)
Next game: at Connecticut, noon
Huddle up: CB C.J. Wilson, who missed the opening loss against Tennessee, will have to sit out three more games because of academic issues. Wilson,  a three-year starter, can return to play against Miami on Sept. 29. … Freshman WR Charlie Hegedus (Lassiter) made his collegiate debut at the Georgia Dome, about 25 miles from his hometown of Marietta. He made one catch for 7 yards.
Tweetable fact: N.C. State gave up a safety for the first time since 2007, against South Florida.
Clemson (1-0, 0-0)
Next game: vs. Ball State, 12:30 p.m., WUPA
Huddle up: Tajh Boyd, who lost 15 pounds in the offseason, has 14 career 200-yard passing games, second best in Clemson history behind Charlie Whitehurst (Chattahoochee), who has 24. … The Tigers again will be without star WR Sammy Watkins, who is serving the second game of his two-game suspension. CB Martin Jenkins (Centennial), who has a groin injury, also is out. K Ammon Lakip (Chattahoochee), who missed the opener with a toe injury, is doubtful. … Coaches liked the way new offensive linemen Tyler Shatley, David Beasley (Carver-Columbus) and Gifford Timothy played against Auburn.
Tweetable fact: Clemson is 3-0 all-time against MAC teams. The Tigers are 2-0 against Ball State and 1-0 against Central Michigan.
Maryland (1-0, 0-0)
Next game: at Temple, noon, ESPNU
Huddle up: Seven players, including QB Perry Hills and junior OL Nick Klemm (Wheeler), made their first career starts in the opener. … The battle for the punting job between Nate Renfro and Brad Craddock was won by Renfro, who averaged 53 yards on four punts. He had a 60-yard punt and a 57-yarder. … Maryland's defense held William & Mary to an average of 2.5 yards on 41 rushing attempts, had 10 tackles for loss and four sacks in a 7-6 victory.
Tweetable fact: Perry Hills was the first freshman to start at QB for Maryland since Latrez Harrison in 1999.
Virginia (1-0, 0-0)
Next game: vs. Penn State, noon, ABC
Huddle up: Virginia's attendance was 50,081, the lowest for an opener since 2001. … QB Michael Rocco passed for 311 yards to help him become the 16th player in school history to reach the 3,000-yard mark in a career. He is the son of former Penn State QB Frank Rocco Jr. and grandson of Frank Rocco Sr., who was a coach and administrator at the school. … Nine freshmen and six redshirt freshmen played in the season opener. ... Virginia has three Canadians on its roster.
Tweetable fact: Virginia is 79-35-9 all-time in season openers.
Duke (1-0, 0-0)
Next game: at Stanford, 10:30 p.m.
Huddle up: WR Conner Vernon, the ACC's receiver of the week,  had 10 catches for 180 yards in a win over Florida International to set Duke's career receptions mark with 208. His career total is fourth in the ACC. ... Duke's 46-26 win over Florida International was the Blue Devils' first in a season opener over an FBS team since 2003. ... Nine freshmen saw action for the Blue Devils, including S Chris Tavarez (Westlake).
Tweetable fact: The Blue Devils scored  46 points, their highest output for an opener since 1994.
Miami (1-0, 1-0)
Next game: at Kansas State, noon, FX
Huddle up: RB Duke Johnson rushed for 135 yards and two TDs and had 214 all-purpose yards in his debut. Johnson, who scored on runs of 54 and 56 yards, was the ACC's freshman of the week. … The Hurricanes scored on every trip to the red zone and converted 11 of 22 third-down opportunities. … Former Miami LB Arthur Brown is one of Kansas State's better players. He had 101 tackles, two sacks and an interception last season. … Miami LB Raphael Kirby (Stephenson) is out indefinitely with a knee injury.
Tweetable fact: Duke Johnson had 135 yards against Boston College, the most by a Miami freshman since Javarris James had 148 against Houston in 2006.
Wake Forest (1-0, 0-0)
Next game: vs. North Carolina, 3 p.m., FSSO
Huddle up: WR Michael Campanaro caught nine passes for 96 yards and surpassed the 1,000-yard mark for his career. He has 1,036 yards . … CB A.J. Marshall was the ACC  defensive back of the week with six tackles, 1 1/2 tackles for loss, two pass breakups and an interception he returned 39 yards for a TD. ... CB Merrill Noel (hamstring) didn't play in the opener and is questionable this week.
Tweetable fact: Two foreign players – P Alex Kinal (Australia) and DE Hasan Hazime (Canada) – started for Wake Forest in the same game for the first time since 2002.
Florida State (1-0, 0-0)
Next game: vs. Savannah State, 6 p.m.
Huddle up: DE Brandon Jenkins, a two-time All-ACC selection, will miss the rest of the season after suffering a Lisfranc injury between the second and third metatarsal bones in his left foot. Screws will be inserted to promote healing, according to reports. Jenkins, a top NFL prospect, had a sack Saturday and has 22 1/2 in his career. Cornellius "Tank" Carradine will replace Jenkins. ... RB Debrale Smiley (Thomas County Central) rushed for two TDs in the opener after rushing for one in 2011.
Tweetable fact: Savannah State has won two games the past two seasons and lost to Oklahoma State 84-0 in the opener.
North Carolina (1-0, 0-0)
Next game: at Wake Forest, 3 p.m., FSSO
Huddle up: Giovani Bernard rushed nine times for 93 yards, caught two passes for 10 yards and returned two punts for 100 yards Saturday. He scored on a 59-yard run, a 6-yard pass and a 70-yard punt return. "Lighten his load?" coach Larry Fedora said Monday. "How many times did he carry the ball? Nine? Nah – we're not going to lighten it, I promise you. We're going to load him up. I want him to touch the ball as many times as possible."
Tweetable fact: UNC set school and ACC records for punt-return yards with 260 on nine returns in its 62-0 win over Elon.
Virginia Tech (1-0, 1-0)
Next game: vs. Austin Peay, 1:30 p.m.
Huddle up: K Cody Journell was chosen the specialist of the week after kicking a game-tying field goal on the last play of regulation and the game-winning field goal in OT in the Hokies' 20-17 win over Georgia Tech. He was suspended for seven months after being charged with felony breaking and entering in December. Journell missed the Sugar Bowl loss to Michigan, but was reinstated in July. "I think he knows this is his family," coach Frank Beamer said Monday . "And we're all pulling for him, and we don't want him to mess up again." ... Jack Tyler is the ACC  linebacker of the week after he had 17 tackles, including one for a loss against Georgia Tech.
Tweetable fact: Demitri Knowles' first collegiate catch went for a TD, a 42-yarder that put Virginia Tech up 14-10.