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Upgraded facilities help ACC keep up with Joneses

In this Dec. 14, 2013, file photo, Clemson players huddle before NCAA college football practice at their team's indoor facilityin Clemson, S.C. During the past 18 months, half the Atlantic Coast Conference  schools have either begun or completed major projects to upgrade their football facilities.  Clemson opened the new indoor practice facilities in 2013.(AP Photo/Anderson Independent-Mail, Mark Crammer, File) THE GREENVILLE NEWS OUT, SENECA NEWS OUT

There’s a construction boom taking place across the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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Florida, WVU with chance for breakthrough wins

In this Aug. 30, 2104, file photo, West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen watches from the sideline during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Alabama in Atlanta. There are signs a program is heading in the right direction. Then there are victories that have the potential to change a season, accelerate the rebuilding process and ease the pressure on a coach who was facing heavy scrutiny. Florida has a chance for that kind of breakthrough at No. 3 Alabama on Saturday. Same goes for West Virginia. The Mountaineers host No. 4 Oklahoma. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Some victories can be a sign that a program that has hit hard times could be heading for better days.

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FSU coach may bench QB Winston after lewd remark

In this July 20, 2014, file photo, Florida State's Jameis Winston answers a question during a news conference at the Atlantic Coast Conference Football kickoff in Greensboro, N.C.  Winston has made lewd comments about women and Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher says he is deciding whether to bench the Seminoles' quarterback for his "derogatory" remarks. Several students tweeted Winston stood on campus Tuesday and shouted a lascivious comment that may have derived from an internet meme. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston has been benched for the first half of Saturday’s game against Clemson after making “offensive and vulgar” comments about women and Florida State officials say that the quarterback will undergo internal discipline.

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Jaguars shuffling O-line, sticking with QB Henne

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Chad Henne is sacked by Washington Redskins inside linebacker Perry Riley (56) and defensive end Jason Hatcher (97), during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are making changes — just not the one many outsiders want to see.

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Florida’s Driskel better prepared for No. 3 ‘Bama

Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel (6) throws a pass against Kentucky during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Driskel’s first game against Alabama was a blur.

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