ACC Articles

After an investigation that spanned over two years, Miami has finally learned its fate from the NCAA in the Nevin Shapiro scandal.The Division I Committee on Infractions found the university lacked institutional control by failing to monitor a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Mike London
The coaching carousel was quiet once again in Week 8. USC, Miami (Ohio) and Connecticut are the only three openings, but more jobs will open over the next few weeks. And the carousel will only get more active if jobs like Texas open, especially as...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Derek Carr
With eight weeks in the books, college football’s bowl picture is starting to clear.Florida State’s dominating victory over Clemson placed the Seminoles squarely in the national championship mix. Florida State ranks No. 2 in the first...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jimbo Fisher
Florida State is back. After the Seminoles’ 51-14 victory over Clemson, it’s clear the ACC Championship runs through Tallahassee.The Seminoles dominated the Tigers on Saturday night and made a statement in the national title picture....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jameis Winston’s performance against Clemson was nearly flawless. Just ask Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher.Even one of the few miscues for Winston — a first-quarter interception — wasn’t totally on the Florida State...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
The much-hyped showdown in ACC turned out to be a one-sided affair.Florida State and Clemson was only the fourth meeting with two ACC teams ranked in the top five of the Associated Press poll, but the Seminoles simply dominated the Tigers in a 51-...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
There’s nothing like the first reveal of the BCS standings to remind us that half a dozen teams are worthy of playing for two spots in the national title game.Saturday evening ended with Florida State demolishing Clemson 51-14 on the road in...
David Fox
1 year ago
Stefon Diggs
Injuries took a toll on Maryland’s quarterbacks last year, with converted linebacker Shawn Petty finishing the season as the starting quarterback. The injury bug has continued into 2013 for the Terrapins, this time affecting the receiving...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tajh Boyd
The ACC is home to college football’s premier matchup for Week 8, as Florida State travels to Clemson for a huge conference showdown with national title implications. With both teams ranked inside of the top five in the latest Associated...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Stanford Cardinal
Like it or not, Las Vegas rarely gets it wrong, so tracking betting lines should always be a big part of each football weekend — even if there are no bets on the line. Whether you condone gambling or not, think of it as becoming a more...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Brett Hundley
Each week, Athlon Sports will highlight some of the best one-on-one matchups to watch in college football. Here are the most important games within the game to watch this weekend:Brett Hundley, QB vs. Shayne Skov, LB (UCLA at Stanford)There may be...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
After spending most of the year out of the spotlight with few marquee matchups, the national focus in college football for Week 8 is in the ACC.Clemson-Florida State is a matchup of two top-five teams, with the winner of this game staying alive in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Miami Hurricanes
The BCS was implemented in 1998 and has worked to near perfection for 15 seasons.Wait, what?That’s right, the BCS worked to near perfection. Prior to the construction of the Bowl Championship Series, fans and experts alike were left to argue...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Nick Saban
With the first half of the 2013 season finished, it’s time to take a peek at what the second half of the college football season has in store.There’s no shortage of second-half storylines, as the coaching carousel will continue to spin...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Marcus Mariota
The first half of the 2013 college football season is officially in the books. And at the midpoint of 2013, it’s time to look back at the first seven weeks, examine preseason predictions and take a glimpse at what the second half of the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Stanford Cardinal
The beauty of sports, in particular college football, lies in their complete unpredictability and reality TV-like drama. And Week 7 was the first upset-filled Saturday of action as Stanford, Oklahoma and Michigan fell from the ranks of unbeatens...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Tajh Boyd
Each week of the college football season, Athlon Sports will poll some of the nation's best college football people from every region of the country. Each voter offers up a top five and each first-place vote is worth five points. A second-place...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
It's Midseason Madness on this week's podcast. Our hosts tackle big second-half questions for the SEC, Pac-12, Big Ten, Big 12 and ACC before offering up picks for the midseason coach of the year. Here are the key storylines Braden Gall and...
David Fox
1 year ago
Tajh Boyd
The ACC has been a little off the national radar for most of this season, but at least for one weekend (Oct. 19), the spotlight will be on this conference. Clemson-Florida State is a huge top-five showdown and should be one of the best games of the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Dana Holgorsen
College football’s coach carousel didn’t spin into motion as some may have expected in Week 7.Texas was a heavy underdog to Oklahoma in the annual Red River Rivalry, but the Longhorns stunned the Sooners. Coach Mack Brown is still on...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Andre Williams
With seven weeks in the books, college football’s bowl picture is starting to clear. Stanford’s loss to Utah was a huge setback to the Cardinal’s national title hopes, while Oregon took a step forward with its win against...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Logan Thomas
Week 7 was a table-setter for the rest of the ACC season.Clemson avoided an upset bid by Boston College, which sets up a huge showdown against Florida State next week. The Tigers and Seminoles are both national title contenders, and the matchup in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Johnny Manziel
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Anthony Boone
With Florida State and Miami on bye, Week 7 was off the radar in terms of national attention. However, Saturday’s games set the table for what should be an interesting second half of the season in the ACC.Clemson survived an upset bid by...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
One of the hallmarks of the 2013 season as it reached its halfway point was its stability.Only three top-10 teams lost through the first six weeks of the season. Two of those losses were inevitable (No. 8 Clemson over No. 5 Georgia, No. 1 Alabama...
David Fox
1 year ago

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