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Russell Athletic Bowl

ACC's complicated bowl picture starting to take shape

Heading into the final weeks of the regular season, the Atlantic Coast Conference's bowl picture is starting to take shape.

Clemson seems headed for the College Football Playoff. Florida State and North Carolina look like the best of the rest. And don't forget the wild card — Notre Dame.

Behind them are a half-dozen other ACC teams either trying to jockey for better bowl positioning, or just trying to claw their way into the postseason.

Others still have some work to do just to earn an extra December or January game.

Seven ACC teams are already bowl eligible. Louisville can join them this week by giving Virginia its seventh loss. Virginia Tech needs two...