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Top 10 ACC Defensive Linemen of the BCS Era

By Braden Gall, 2 months 2 weeks ago
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS Championship Game, conference realignment and mega-dollar contracts for conferences, programs and coaches. But the elite athletes had a huge, if not the...

10 Players Replacing the Biggest Names in College Football in 2014

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
College football’s 2014 season is still several months away, and spring practice won’t begin for many teams until March. However, it’s never too early to look ahead. With the official list of early entries into the draft finalized, a clear picture is starting to form on how the teams will stack up in 2014.Texas A&M is just one school replacing key players, as quarterback...

2014 ACC Football Schedule Analysis

By Braden Gall, 2 months 3 weeks ago
John Swofford’s league was at a crossroads and it feels like the ACC made the right choice.A Grant of Rights has been signed, the Louisville Cardinals — and mastermind athletic director Tom Jurich — are joining the ranks (and will be showcased on Labor Day night), Notre Dame has been officially added to the schedule for half the year and, of course, the ACC will enter the...

Top 10 ACC Wide Receivers of the BCS Era

By Braden Gall, 2 months 4 weeks ago
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS Championship Game, conference realignment and mega-dollar contracts for conferences, programs and coaches. But the elite athletes had a huge, if not the...

Early ACC Football Predictions for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 4 days ago
The ACC finished the BCS era on a high note. Florida State defeated Auburn for the national championship, and Clemson won the Orange Bowl over Ohio State. Also, the ACC had 11 teams play in a bowl.After a satisfying end to the 2013 season, the ACC is poised for another solid year in 2014. Florida State is an early favorite to win the national championship, and despite losing quarterback Tajh...

Grading College Football's First-Year Coaching Hires for 2013

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 week ago
With college football’s 2013 season completed, it’s time to take a look back at the season that was amd review the performance of all 125 teams before 2014 kicks off. College football’s coach carousel was quite active last offseason, featuring 31 changes among BCS programs. The changes in 2014 are not expected to reach that number, so we may not see another year with 31...

Recap: Boston College vs. Arizona

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 2 weeks ago
Shreveport, LA (SportsNetwork.com) - Ka'Deem Carey carried the ball 27 times for 169 yards and two touchdowns, leading the Arizona Wildcats to a 42-19 thrashing of the Boston College Eagles in the Advocare V100 Bowl.The game featured two of the top running backs in the country, with Boston College's Andre Williams rushing for 75 yards and a score on 26 carries. Carey's performance on Tuesday made...

AdvoCare V100 Bowl Preview and Prediction: Arizona vs. Boston College

By Braden Gall, 3 months 2 weeks ago
The storyline writes itself. Especially, for those who like watching great running backs.Arizona's Ka'Deem Carey, the nation's second-leading rusher, will square off with Boston College's Andre Williams, the nation's leading rusher, in Shreveport, La.Williams, who averaged 175.2 yards per game this season, is a big part of the quick turn around at Boston College under first-...

Eagles and Wildcats collide in intriguing bowl matchup

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 3 weeks ago
Shreveport, LA (SportsNetwork.com) - Two of the top running backs in the country will be going head-to-head in the Advocare V100 Bowl as Andre Williams and the Boston College Eagles match up with Ka'Deem Carey and the Arizona Wildcats at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana.Led by Carey, the second season for Arizona under head coach Rich Rodriguez was filled with plenty of peaks and...

The Best ACC College Football Stats of 2013

By Braden Gall, 3 months 3 weeks ago
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test, while others fall on the sabermetric side of things. In the football world, that means total offense, total defense and points scored versus points per play and defensive efficiency ratings. Rational and logical arguments can be made for the...