ACC Week 11 game picks: Believing in Virginia Tech

It has been an emotional couple of weeks for the Virginia Tech football team after learning coach Frank Beamer will retire after this season. The players are looking to send him out on the winning side of things, and a victory Thursday night would be a big step toward that goal. With a win, the Hokies would need only one more to become bowl-eligible. Also, visit our college football PickCenter page for additional information on these games and many more.

To the picks!

Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech
Thursday, 7:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)

Pittsburgh at Duke
Saturday, noon ET (ESPNNews)

NC State at No. 16 Florida State
Saturday, 12:30 p.m. ET (ESPN3)

Unanimous picks:

Louisville over Virginia

No. 23 North Carolina over Miami

No. 4 Notre Dame over Wake Forest

No. 1 Clemson over Syracuse

Current standings:

Jared Shanker: 75-13

Matt Fortuna: 70-18

Andrea Adelson: 64-24

David Hale: 59-29