ACC football rankings entering Week 4 of the 2016 season. Louisville’s convincing blowout of Florida State vaults Lamar Jackson and the Cardinals into the top spot.
Lamar Jackson isn’t concerned with the hype. Probably because he keep exceeding everyone’s expectations.
Jackson accounted for five more touchdowns in the 63-20 blitzing that was Florida State’s worst defeat in school history. He is the clear early favorite for the Heisman Trophy and has Louisville in the College Football Playoff discussion.
Here’s a look at how we see the rest of the ACC heading into Week 4.
Week 4 ACC Football Rankings
Couldn’t convert a short field goal that would’ve tied UConn as time expired.
The Orange were not match for South Florida at home.
12. Boston College
Crushed 49-0 by Virginia Tech to drop to 0-2 in ACC play.
11. North Carolina State
Bounced back from last week’s tough loss to Georgia Tech by knocking off UMass.
Lost at Northwestern, which came in 0-2 with losses to Western Michigan and Illinois State of the FCS.
9. Wake Forest
Got past Delaware to move to 3-0.
8. Georgia Tech
Some thought Vanderbilt would give them a tough test but the Yellow Jackets won rather easily.
7. Virginia Tech
Had an easy time dispatching of Boston College.
Valiant effort in a 45-38 loss at Oklahoma State that feature a lengthy weather delay.
5. North Carolina
Had some trouble with James Madison for a quarter before pulling away.
Many thought they Hurricanes would have trouble at Appalachian State. Not so much.
3. Florida State
Allowed school records in points and rushing touchdowns while being routed by Louisville.
Beat South Carolina State so bad they had to play 12-minute quarters in the third and fourth to get it over with quicker.
What a statement by Lamar Jackson and the Cardinals to completely dismantle FSU.