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Early ACC Football Predictions for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
College football’s 2014 season has ended, and the focus shifts from the national championship picture to signing day, spring practice and early preseason rankings for 2015. While last year and Ohio State’s national title victory over Oregon is still fresh in our minds, it’s never too early to think about next season. Florida State dominated the ACC over the last two...

North Carolina names Chizik DC

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Chapel Hill, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The North Carolina Tar Heels addressed their defense on Monday, hiring Gene Chizik as the team's defensive coordinator. Chizik most recently was the head coach at Auburn where he led the Tigers to the 2011 BCS national title. He was fired, however, in 2012 after a 3-9 season and has since worked as an analyst for ESPN. "I'm thrilled to join Coach...

Gene Chizik Reportedly Set to Become Defensive Coordinator at North Carolina

By Evan Buhler, 2 months 3 days ago
Former Auburn head coach Gene Chizik is reportedly set to continue his career in college football as defensive coordinator of the North Carolina Tar Heels...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

Gene Chizik Agrees to Position as Defensive Coordinator at North Carolina

By Evan Buhler, 2 months 3 days ago
Gene Chizik has taken on the role of defensive coordinator at North Carolina, a return to coaching after being fired as the head coach at Auburn. Continue for updates. Chizik Confirmed as North Carolina DC Monday, Jan...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

Rutgers and North Carolina clash in Quick Lane Bowl

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 week ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - A pair of middle-of-the-pack power five conference teams meet up at Ford Field for the inaugural Quick Lane Bowl when the Big Ten's Rutgers Scarlet Knights take on the ACC's North Carolina Tar Heels. Rutgers, in its first season in the Big Ten, went 7-5 overall and 3-5 in conference play. While the transition from the American Athletic Conference was a...

NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Quick Lane Bowl

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 week ago
NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Quick Lane Bowl Rutgers Scarlet Knights:== Aug 28 - W at Washington St, 41-38== Sep 6 - W vs. Howard, 38-25== Sep 13 - L vs. Penn State, 10-13== Sep 20 - W at Navy, 31-24== Sep 27 - W vs. Tulane, 31-6== Oct 4 - W vs. Michigan, 26-24== Oct 11 - Open== Oct 18 - L at Ohio...

Quick Lane Bowl Preview and Prediction: Rutgers vs. North Carolina

By Mark Ross, 2 months 1 week ago
Points should not be in short supply when Rutgers and North Carolina square off in the inaugural Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit. Essentially a retooled version of the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl with Power 5 conference tie-ins, Ford Field will feature a pair of defenses that combined are giving up more than 900 yards and nearly 70 points per game. Making the move from the American Athletic...

Rutgers and North Carolina clash in Quick Lane Bowl

By The Sports Network, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - A pair of middle-of-the-pack power five conference teams meet up at Ford Field for the inaugural Quick Lane Bowl when the Big Ten's Rutgers Scarlet Knights take on the ACC's North Carolina Tar Heels. Rutgers, in its first season in the Big Ten, went 7-5 overall and 3-5 in conference play. While the transition from the American Athletic Conference was a...

ACC's Top 10 Games of 2014

By Braden Gall, 2 months 2 weeks ago
For the first time in years, the ACC entered the season as a must-see conference. The defending national champions and controversial reigning Heisman Trophy winner made ACC Media Days more of a circus than even the four-day SEC extravaganza in Birmingham. But it wasn’t just the Jameis Winston spectacle that created intrigue in the ACC this preseason. John Swofford welcomed...

ACC 2014 Season Awards and All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Florida State didn’t dominate its conference opponents in the fashion it did last season, but the Seminoles were still the best team in the league and feature nine first-team selections on Athlon’s All-ACC team for 2014.  Quarterback Jameis Winston tossed 17 interceptions but is still the conference’s most talented option under center. Winston earns first-team All-ACC...