With the first Saturday of the college football season in the books, the Blue Zone takes a look at how the 14 teams in the ACC fared:
Duke 52, Elon 13: The Blue Devils (1-0) separated themselves quickly from the Phoenix, led by the strong quarterback play of Anthony Boone. Boone threw for four touchdowns and completed 22-of-33 passes in the rout.
No. 1 Florida State 37, Oklahoma State 31: The national champs were tested in their season debut, played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, but squeaked out a six-point win against upstart Oklahoma State. Reigning Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston wasn't perfect, throwing a pair of interceptions, but made all the big plays when needed, finishing with 370 yards and two total touchdowns, one of which came on an elusive quarterback draw. With star weapons Kelvin Benjamin and Devonta Freeman gone, Winston found wideout Rashad Greene early and often to the tune of 203 yards, including a 50-yard touchdown strike that helped seal the game for the Seminoles (1-0).
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