ACC Articles

The good news for ACC fans is that the conference survived the most recent round of realignment shenanigans and has found its way into the big five conference alignment for the upcoming college football playoff. The bad news is that there can be...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Thanks to former Florida State tackle Menelik Watson, we are finally getting a look at the Seminoles’ 2012 SEC Championship rings. Wait…what?Watson picked up his championship ring at Florida State on Wednesday, but the ring has a major...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Transfers in college football are always a wildcard when making preseason predictions.Some transfers have no trouble fitting in to their new home. But some players can take half a season or even longer to get acclimated.Looking back to 2012, Kansas...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tajh Boyd
Clemson is coming off the best two-year stretch in school history, but the program’s sights are set even higher in 2013.With quarterback Tajh Boyd turning down the NFL for one more year in Death Valley, the Tigers are the preseason favorite...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
There are many reasons a sports fan can come to the realization that the college game is a better product than the professional version. Some of that has to do with charming, sleepy college towns and the scenic tailgating. The college game has...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
College fantasy football drafts will be heating up over the next few months and Athlon Sports has teamed with the college fantasy football site to provide in-depth coverage for 2013. Here's a look at the best of the best for ACC...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Did you know that Georgia Tech has won three more SEC championships (five) than South Carolina, Arkansas, Mississippi State, Kentucky and Vanderbilt combined? Or that the Gamecocks were a founding member of the ACC? Or that Grinnell College spent...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
With an emphasis on strength of schedule in college football’s new postseason format, most teams are beginning to add more games against BCS competition for 2014 and beyond.West Virginia and Virginia Tech announced on Friday they have...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Realignment has dominated the college football headlines for a couple of years, resulting in a vastly different landscape across the nation.The changes resulted in the death of one football conference (WAC), with the ACC, Big Ten and SEC inching...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Brandon Jenkins scanned the media room in the bowels of Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium, looking for old teammates preparing for the NFL Draft and having no problems finding them.He realized that he could see more than a dozen reasons why...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Thursday’s NBA Draft was full of surprises from the start. The Cavaliers shocked everyone by taking UNLV’s Anthony Bennett with the first pick. The Bobcats followed by taking Cody Zeller fourth.From the college perspective, the draft...
David Fox
1 year ago
After seven consecutive national championships, the SEC is reigns supreme as college football’s premier conference for 2013. The bottom of the conference isn’t its strength this year, but Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Texas A&M...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
College football fans know about Johnny Manziel, Jadeveon Clowney, De'Anthony Thomas, AJ McCarron and Marcus Mariota, but there’s a new crop of superstars waiting to emerge. Every college football season always brings new household names...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
When predicting college football’s national champion, experience at quarterback is usually one of the most important factors to consider. However, is it time to reconsider how important experience is under center? Four of the last six teams to...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
When predicting college football’s national champion, experience at quarterback is usually one of the most important factors to consider. However, is it time to reconsider how important experience is under center? Four of the last six teams to...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The ACC has won two Heisman Trophies. Ever.Florida State has provided both awards to the league when quarterbacks Chris Weinke won the award in 2000 and Charlie Ward took home the stiff-armed trophy in 1993. Both quarterbacks also have National...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The ACC has won two Heisman Trophies. Ever.Florida State has provided both awards to the league when quarterbacks Chris Weinke won the award in 2000 and Charlie Ward took home the stiff-armed trophy in 1993. Both quarterbacks also have National...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
If Heisman voters were as open minded as Hugh Green’s peers in 1980, the fraternity of the award for the most outstanding college football player would be much different.During a tour organized to promote the 1980 football season, the...
David Fox
1 year ago
If Heisman voters were as open minded as Hugh Green’s peers in 1980, the fraternity of the award for the most outstanding college football player would be much different.During a tour organized to promote the 1980 football season, the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Within the first minute after taking the dais to introduce Virginia Tech’s new offensive coaches in January, Frank Beamer made clear his distaste for change, even a change that Hokies fans have requested for years. In 27 years at his alma mater...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Every college football season brings a few surprises. Whether it’s a team finishing in the top 10 that no one expected in the preseason or another program struggling to reach .500 after a successful stretch, each year presents many different...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Every college football season brings a few surprises. Whether it’s a team finishing in the top 10 that no one expected in the preseason or another program struggling to reach .500 after a successful stretch, each year presents many different...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Believe it or not, there actually was a bad time to be a Miami fan before the decline in the last decade. And we’re not talking about the brief time on probation in the mid-90s. We’re talking about the 1970s. It’s tough to remember a time when...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Projecting the all-conference and All-America teams is a staple of any college football preseason preview. And after projecting those teams for 2013, it’s clear college football has a stockpile of talent in its sophomore ranks.Texas A&M...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Picking a college football All-American team is no easy task. Some positions are deeper than others, while it's also difficult to project how a player will perform with the losses or additions around them. The SEC leads the way with...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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