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ACC Advanced Stats You Need to Know for 2014

By Athlon Sports, 1 week 2 days ago
Visit Football Study Hall to get in-depth team previews, advanced stats and features for the 2014 season .Baseball has sabermetrics. Basketball has KenPom’s efficiency rankings. What does football have? When it comes to advanced analytics, the game of football has lagged behind the other major American sports. Additionally, the college game trails well behind the more powerful (...

NCAA Football Preview - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 week 2 days ago
The campaign began strong, with wins over Elon (70-0), Duke (38-14) and North Carolina (28-20). However, the strong start was negated by three straight losses after that, as Paul Johnson's squad lost to Virginia Tech (17-10), Miami-Florida (45-30) and BYU (38-20). Another three-game win streak over Syracuse (56-0), Virginia (35-25) and Pittsburgh (21-10) made the team bowl eligible in early...

Ranking the ACC's Toughest College Football Schedules in 2014

By Braden Gall, 1 week 6 days ago
The ACC preseason talking points were pretty clear. “We are the champions and we broke a record by sending 11 teams to a bowl game.” Unfortunately, conferences don’t win championships, teams do. So while Florida State is the defending champ, it means very little for the rest of the ACC. The rest of the league needs to win marquee non-conference games against both the...

The ACC's Top Freshmen to Watch in 2014

By Braden Gall, 2 weeks 1 day ago
The beauty of college football lies in its unpredictability and volatility. Roster turnover is largely responsible for the tremendous amount of variability from year to year within the sport. Key graduations, early entries into the NFL Draft, dismissals and a massive influx of tomorrow's stars in the form of bright-eyed freshmen create more personnel turnover in college football than...

Ranking the ACC's Best and Worst Logos in 2014

By Athlon Sports, 3 weeks 13 hours ago
Official school logos have been and will always be the simplest and most important way for a college program to classify and separate itself from its peers. Some change dramatically over time while others are literally set in stone for decades. Some are edgy, exciting and extremely busy while others are clean, classic and simple.  Every college football program in the nation has an...

ACC Coaches Talk Anonymously About Conference Foes for 2014

By Athlon Sports, 3 weeks 1 day ago
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches used during the year. In order to get an accurate assessment of teams heading into 2014, Athlon asked coaches in the ACC to talk anonymously about their...

The ACC's Top 10 Heisman Candidates for 2014

By Braden Gall, 1 month 5 days ago
Using the past to project the future has major flaws but in the case of the Heisman Trophy, the past can be extremely useful. There are a few numbers college football fans need to know when it comes to the Heisman Trophy and how to handicap the race for the 2014 stiff-armed trophy. First, quarterbacks have won the award four straight years and 12 of the last 14. Mark Ingram (2009) and...

College Football's Coach on the Hot Seat Rankings for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Hot seat talk among any college football fanbase never seems to end. Of course, it’s the offseason, so everyone is discussing preseason expectations and predictions. And with expectations of records and bowl games comes the pressure on head coaches.Every head coach is faced with a different set of obstacles and expectations. For example, Alabama’s Nick Saban is held to a higher...

The Complete History of ACC Realignment

By Braden Gall, 1 month 4 weeks ago
Conference realignment reached a fever pitch a few years ago and it caused great headaches for fans and coaches across the nation. The dollars and “sense” of conference realignment blazed a path through college football for a few years following the turn of the century, however, teams shifting leagues for greener pastures isn’t a new phenomenon. Did you know that...

Ranking the ACC Stadiums for 2014 (Experts Poll)

By Braden Gall, 2 months 1 week ago
Ranking anything in sports is subjective. We may all agree on certain things — like Michael Jordan is better than Kobe Bryant or that Lambeau Field is better than the Edward Jones Dome — but for the most part, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Ranking college football stadiums is not only subjective but also extremely intricate. General atmosphere, fan...