Final 2015 ACC Power Rankings

Clemson's victory over North Carolina in the ACC Championship Game put the cap on the conference's 2015 schedule. Now that all the dust has settled, here are our final ACC Power Rankings: 

14. Boston College Eagles (3-9, 0-8)

BC has a good defense, but the offense is just awful. The biggest reason for that is the Eagles are down to the their fourth quarterback, but no wins is conference play is what puts them in last place.

13. Wake Forest Demon Deacons (3-9, 1-7)

Wake is out of the basement thanks to a 3-0 win over Boston College earlier this season. No, that's not a typo. Both teams have been absolutely awful this year.

12. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (3-9, 1-7) 

This was supposed to be a season in which Georgia Tech competed for an ACC title. Instead, the Yellow Jackets aost to Virginia and Virginia Tech. How did they beat FSU again? 

11. Syracuse Orange (4-8, 2-6)

Syracuse snapped an eight-game losing streak by beating Boston College in their season finale, putting them slightly above the other teams at the bottom of the conference.

10. Virginia Cavaliers (4-8, 3-5) 

Virginia fired head coach Mike London and were not very successful this season, but did get a big win over Duke.

9. North Carolina State Wolfpack (7-5, 3-5)

The Wolfpack started the season 4-0 against cupcakes Troy, Eastern Kentucky, Old Dominion, and South Alabama, but didn't play well in conference, posting a losing record in the ACC.

8. Virginia Tech Hokies (6-6, 4-4)

The Hokies aren't the program they used to be and it's Frank Beamer's last season. The Hokies struggled at the beginning of the year, but closed strong, winning three of their last four games to become bowl eligible.

7. Duke Blue Devils (7-5, 4-4)

Duke was in a great position to win the ACC Coastal, but lost four of their last five games. This is the fourth straight year the Blue Devils will be in a bowl game, but they're still looking for their first bowl win since 1961.

6. Louisville Cardinals (7-5, 5-3)

Louisville closed the season strong with five wins over their last six games, but a loss to Pitt in their ACC finale keeps them behind the Panthers in our rankings.

5. Pitt Panthers (8-4, 6-2)

Pitt stumbled in their season finale by losing to Miami, but their other three losses came against Iowa, Notre Dame, and UNC - three top 10 teams.

4. Miami Hurricanes (8-4, 5-3)

How is Miami #4? Quite frankly, I don't know, but the 'Canes' win over Pitt in their regular season finale gives them the nod over the Panthers. Their three conference losses have come to the teams ranked ahead of them on this list, so this seems like a good spot for the U.

3. North Carolina Tar Heels (11-2, 8-1) 

UNC was close to forcing Clemson into overtime in the ACC Championship Game, cementing themselves as the No. 3 team in the conference. However, their lack of any significant win keeps them behind FSU.

2. Florida State Seminoles (10-2, 6-2)

Florida State has looked dominant since losing to Clemson now that Sean Maguire is consistently starting at quarterback, and that has earned them a bid to the Peach Bowl.

1. Clemson Tigers (13-0, 8-0)

Keep it simple. The #1 team in the country and ACC champs have looked every bit the part.

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