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Top 25 Quarterback-Head Coach Combinations in 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 month 3 weeks ago
The two most important pieces of any college football program is the head coach and the quarterback. Elite leadership on the field and elite leadership on the sideline can carry a team to a division or conference championship. Not too many teams have won national championships without high-level talent at both positions. Here are the best 25 quarterback-head coach combinations in...

Ranking the ACC's Running Backs for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Five players in the ACC topped the 1,000-yard mark in 2014, with three of those players slated to return in 2015. Pittsburgh’s James Conner and Florida State’s Dalvin Cook are the top options returning at running back, and both players should be Heisman contenders this year. Quarterback Justin Thomas is the other ACC player that eclipsed 1,000 rushing yards last season. Will another...

Ranking the ACC's College Football Coaches for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 day ago
Success with any college football team starts with coaching. Even if a program doesn’t have the resources of the nation’s elite jobs, a good coach can elevate a program into national title contention. However, similar to any position on the field, statistics may not tell the full story when judging a coaching tenure. This is not simply a list of coaches ranked by accomplishment...

Miami Hurricanes 2015 Schedule and Analysis

By Braden Gall, 2 months 1 week ago
Miami hasn't been the big dog on the block in the ACC for more than a decade.  But it doesn't mean that Al Golden doesn't have one of the most talented rosters in the ACC, as well as a rising star under center in Brad Kaaya. The Coastal Division has been a wide-open free-for-all for the last few years and that doesn't appear to be any different heading into...

Ranking the ACC College Towns (Expert Poll)

By Braden Gall, 2 months 1 week ago
The old saying “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” couldn’t be more true when it comes to ranking college towns. Do you prefer larger metropolitan areas? Do you enjoy the isolated peace and quiet of a quaint, small town? Cost of living, night life, food, culture, weather, surrounding geography and more go into evaluating a city. Every college campus is unique and...

Ranking the ACC's Football Coaching Jobs in 2015 (Expert Poll)

By Braden Gall, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Is it easier to win at Florida State or Clemson? How about North Carolina or Miami? Which program provides the most support? Which program has access to the best players? Which program has proven it can succeed at a high level over time? Which program has the most pressure to win? These are all the questions head coaches must ask themselves when deciding to accept a job or not....

10 College Rivalries Killed by Conference Realignment

By David Fox, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Thanksgiving hasn’t been the same since the Texas A&M and Missouri started hanging out with the SEC. Or since West Virginia and Pitt started rolling with the Big 12 and ACC, respectively. Conference realignment ended a handful of traditional rivalries, either because of scheduling conflicts or acrimonious relationships. In other words, no more Texas-Texas A&M. No more...

ACC's Pre-Spring Top 15 Player Rankings for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 3 weeks ago
The ACC is losing some significant star power with the departure of Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, Clemson defensive end Vic Beasley, Louisville safety Gerod Holliman and Miami running back Duke Johnson (just to name a few). All 14 teams in the ACC will be busy this spring filling key personnel question marks for 2015, and the loss of several star players shows why most preseason...

ACC 2015 Spring Preview and Power Rankings

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 4 days ago
Spring practice is already underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts and scrimmages provide the first glimpse of how all 128 teams will look in 2015. Florida State, Clemson and Georgia Tech are the early favorites to win the ACC in 2015, and each team opens spring ball with plenty of question marks. Who will replace Jameis Winston at quarterback for the...

Ranking the ACC's Football Rosters for 2015

By Braden Gall, 4 months 1 week ago
Recruiting rankings matter. They are not a guarantee of future success but they are the foundation every national championship has been built upon. It takes great coaching, development and luck to win a title, but having better players is the only way to start. In fact, the data backing up the value of recruiting rankings is impenetrable. For example, look at last year’s rosters...