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Ranking the ACC's Running Backs for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 1 day 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...

10 Teams Guaranteed NOT to Make the College Football Playoff in 2015

By Braden Gall, 3 weeks 1 day ago
The Athlon Sports 2015 preseason college football top 25 countdown begins this Wednesday and hearts are already breaking across the nation. Every season, the Athlon Sports Top 25 starts the national conversation about where teams’ expectations lay heading into camp. Preseason Top 25 polls miss on teams — both good and bad. But one thing is true, your favorite team...

Wake Forest Unveils New Football Uniforms and Helmets for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 6 days ago
Wake Forest’s black and gold uniforms and helmets are getting a new look for the 2015 season. The Demon Deacons unveiled the new look on Tuesday, which features three different jerseys, including the usual black and white designs. And there’s a new black jersey, featuring gold on the sleeves. There’s also some tweaks to the helmet, including a shiny gold design, as well as...

Ranking the ACC College Towns (Expert Poll)

By Braden Gall, 1 month 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, 1 month 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....

Cover 2 College Football Podcast: 2015 ACC Early Preview

By Braden Gall, 2 months 2 weeks ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan go in-depth with an early 2015 ACC conference preview. Has the ACC elevated itself into national prominence with the likes of the SEC and Pac-12? Who are the best quarterbacks in the league and who will start for Florida State? Just how wide open is the Coastal Division? Are Miami and North Carolina the wild cards to watch? Can Duke...

2015 ACC Football Schedule Analysis

By Braden Gall, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Never before has scheduling been a bigger issue than the 2014 College Football Playoff. The committee clearly took a stance on Baylor’s weak non-conference matchups and it cost the Bears a chance at the national championship. That shouldn’t ever be the issue in the ACC with Notre Dame and a litany of constant SEC foes dotting the non-conference slate. The balance of power...

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

By Steven Lassan, 2 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, 3 months 2 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, 3 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...