ACC Articles

Connor Shaw
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
David Cutcliffe
The ACC was short on marquee games for Week 9, but the conference provided some intrigue.Duke upset Virginia Tech to earn bowl eligibility for the second consecutive season.Florida State and North Carolina cruised to easy victories, while Miami...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
First it was Clive Walford. And now it’s Stacy Coley. Miami’s receivers provided plenty of highlight-reel plays against Wake Forest.Coley’s catch was a huge play in terms of momentum for the Hurricanes, which survived an upset bid...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Miami tight end Clive Walford made a nifty one-handed grab in the first half of Saturday’s game against Wake Forest.With the Hurricanes trailing 14-3, Walford grabbed a pass by quarterback Stephen Morris for a big gain, which helped Miami...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Marcus Mariota
The 2013 college football season features an awkward 15 week schedule, which creates a few scheduling headaches for some teams.Some programs – Florida State and Baylor – have played just six games. However, Missouri, Oregon, Alabama,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jace Amaro
The Heisman is but one award, and one award isn’t enough to contain the best of college football.

While we love prognosticating who will win college football’s most coveted individual trophy, we also love the glut of postseason awards...
David Fox
1 year ago
Ed Reynolds
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:Ed Reynolds, S vs. Brandin Cooks, WR (Stanford vs. Oregon State)...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Stephen Morris
After a week in the spotlight for the anticipated Florida State-Clemson matchup, the ACC lacks a marquee game for Week 9.Florida State ranks No. 2 in the first release of the BCS standings, and the Seminoles look to stay unbeaten with NC State...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Oregon Duck mascot
With the first release of the BCS standings, the debate over who should play in the national championship has already started.Alabama is a clear No. 1 in the BCS standings, but Florida State and Oregon aren’t separated by much for the No. 2...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Mark Helfrich
With eight weeks of the 2013 college football season in the books, it’s time to take a look at the new coaches and how they have performed so far this year.While every coach wants to win big in his first season, it’s just not possible...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
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
Two big developments off the field have us talking NCAA and BCS, but we quickly get back to the games at hand during Week 9.• Four years since Miami began its internal investigation and two years since Yahoo’s story on Nevin Shapiro, the...
David Fox
1 year ago
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

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