Stephen Morris threw for two early touchdowns, both set up by Virginia Tech special-teams miscues, and Miami took a step forward in the chase for the ACC's Coastal Division title by beating the Hokies 30-12 on Thursday night.
There's no other way to say it: The ACC's Coastal Division is a mess.
An unusual nasty mix of a hurricane and a winter storm that forecasters are now calling "Frankenstorm" is likely to blast most of the East Coast next week, focusing the worst of its weather mayhem around New York City and New Jersey.
All the spare parts appear to be coming together to create what forecasters are calling "Frankenstorm," a monster combination of high wind, heavy rain, extreme tides and maybe snow that could cause havoc along the East Coast just before Halloween next week.
The pre-Halloween hybrid weather monster that federal forecasters call "Frankenstorm" is looking more ominous by the hour for the East Coast, and utilities and local governments are getting ready.
Previewing Saturday's college football action.
Florida State was perhaps Saturday's biggest winner, its 49-37 defeat of Clemson providing a bit of validation for the Seminoles' top-five ranking.
Jim Furyk, the only American on the Ryder Cup team without a win this year, put himself in position Friday to join them.
Virginia Tech's offense underwent an offseason transformation. Longtime receiving stalwarts Jarrett Boykin and Danny Coale graduated. Four offensive linemen departed. Tailback David Wilson turned pro and was selected at the end of the NFL Draft's first round.