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ACC's Top 12 Must-See Non-Conference Games of 2014

By Braden Gall, 1 month 2 days ago
The ACC may be the defending champion of college football but it has a long way to go before it earns the type of respect its regional rival, the SEC, gets nationally. Some of that can be attributed to the struggles the league has had outside of its conference — especially, against the SEC. Florida State rolled up a big number on Florida and outlasted Auburn in the BCS title game...

ACC Football 2014 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 days ago
The 2014 college football season kicks off on Aug. 27 and concludes in Dallas with the first four-team playoff in the FBS ranks on January 12, 2015. Since it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming college football season, Athlon Sports has already released its projected rankings for 2014, as well as conference predictions.With the predictions released, it’s time to...

The 15 Most Shameful College Football Games of 2014

By David Fox, 1 month 3 days ago
Georgia Tech’s record for the biggest rout in college football history — 222-0 over Cumberland College in 1916 — may be one of sports’ unbreakable records. Parity and sportsmanship dictate that teams will let up before hitting the century mark. That's not for lack of trying. Seventy-point routs weren't uncommon in 2013. With a backup quarterback, Ohio State...

ACC Football 2014 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
2014 ACC PredictionsAtlantic DivisionACCOverall1. Florida State (No. 1)8-013-02. Clemson (No. 21)7-19-33. Louisville (No. 28)5-38-44. Syracuse (No. 61)3-56-65. Boston College (No. 64)3-56-66. NC State (No. 65)2-66-67. Wake Forest (No. 85)0-83-9Coastal DivisionACCOverall1. Virginia Tech (No. 27)6-29-42. Miami (No. 30)5-38-43. North Carolina (No. 31)5-38-44. Pittsburgh (No. 36)4-48-45. Duke (No....

2014 College Football Rankings: #65 NC State Wolfpack

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The 2014 college football season starts on Aug. 27 and continues into mid-January with the first edition of the four-team playoff. Athlon Sports is counting down until kickoff with projections and previews for all 128 FBS teams. Here is our team preview for No. 65 NC State.Previewing NC State’s Offense for 2014:Coach Dave Doeren declared quarterback Jacoby Brissett his starter...

NC State Unveils Black Helmets for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
NC State heads into 2014 looking for some positive momentum after a 3-9 record in Dave Doeren’s first season.The Wolfpack have a promising quarterback in Florida transfer Jacoby Brissett, so improvement from Doeren’s team is expected.But as with any offseason, teams often unveil new uniforms to build buzz for the upcoming year.NC State did just that on Sunday, as the Wolfpack...

Which ACC Team Should be Considered a Sleeper to Watch in 2014?

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
There are few certainties in the ACC this season. Florida State is expected to be selected by every preseason poll as the top team in the conference, with Clemson expected to be a clear No. 2 in the Atlantic. Louisville isn’t far behind the Tigers and could be a top-25 team this year.In the Coastal, it’s a wide-open battle for the No. 1 spot. The top six teams in the division are...

Ranking the ACC's Quarterbacks for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 4 weeks ago
The ACC isn’t the deepest conference in terms of quarterback talent for 2014, but it clearly has the No. 1 passer in the nation in Florida State’s Jameis Winston. After a standout freshman season, Winston heads into 2014 with potential to lead the Seminoles to back-to-back national titles, as well as repeat as the Heisman Trophy winner.While Winston is clearly the No. 1 quarterback,...

The All-ACC Team of the BCS Era

By Braden Gall, 3 months 5 days ago
All-conference teams are a great indicator as to who is the best in each league. Earning first-team honors more than once is a pretty good sign that you were one of the best at your position during your career. The rare three-time (or even four-time) all-league selection makes you one of the best college football players of all-time.As the College Football Playoff Era begins in 2014, Athlon...

15 Best Teams That Did Not Win the NCAA Tournament

By Nathan Rush, 3 months 1 week ago
The best team doesn’t always win the NCAA Tournament. Many of greatest rosters ever assembled failed to cut down the nets in the one-and-done, single-elimination Madness of March. These are the 15 best teams that never won the NCAA Tournament.1. 1991 UNLV Runnin’ Rebels(34–1, 18–0 Big West)Coach Jerry TarkanianLost to Duke, 79–77, in Final FourVegas was the...