ACC Articles

Everett Golson
If Week 5 reinforced anything, it was the role of clutch play for any Heisman contender. The big play at the right time covers up a ton of miscues or stretches of ineffective play. That is the theme for this week’s contenders. Kenny...
David Fox
5 months ago
Dabo Swinney
Clemson and North Carolina head into Week 5 with two totally different vibes surrounding both programs. Sure, the Tigers lost at Florida State, but there’s plenty of excitement with freshman Deshaun Watson ready to takeover as the starting...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Malcolm Brogdon
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 16 Virginia enjoyed a breakthrough season in 2013-14, sweeping the ACC regular season and...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews the big games of Week 5. The Pac-12 takes center stage with a deep slate of action while the SEC has three marquee showdowns. Florida State, Baylor and Ohio State all have interesting tests as well...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
Jamison Crowder
The ACC was in the spotlight last Saturday night, as Florida State defeated Clemson in overtime to extend its winning streak to 19 games.The Seminoles hit the road for the first time in conference play this year, traveling to Raleigh to take on an...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Brady Hoke
College football’s coaching carousel is usually quiet in September, but two teams have already made changes this year. June Jones resigned at SMU, and Texas Tech parted ways with defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt after the loss to...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Arkansas Razorbacks
The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall. The beauty of college football lies in its...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
Alabama Crimson Tide
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
Dabo Swinney
Following Saturday’s overtime loss to Florida State, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney announced true freshman Deshaun Watson supplanted Cole Stoudt as the team’s starting quarterback.While Stoudt could be a solid quarterback for the Tigers...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Conference bragging rights didn’t start with the College Football Playoff or even the BCS. That said, fighting for championship postseason games has only magnified the “my conference is better than your conference” debate....
David Fox
5 months ago
College Football
 The guys recap the big weekend of action in the SEC, including Florida-Bama, Mississippi State-LSU and Missouri's lose to Indiana. The Big Ten deserves credit with the exception of Michigan, so what does the lose to Utah mean for Brady...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
Louisville’s Thursday night showdown against Florida State on Oct. 30 is one of the top remaining games in the ACC this year.And the Cardinals will attempt to upset the Seminoles with an alternate uniform, which the school is calling “...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is likeChristmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture...
Corby Yarbrough
5 months ago
Dak Prescott
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Jimbo Fisher
Florida State’s 23-17 victory over Clemson without quarterback Jameis Winston wasn’t pretty. In fact, one could make a compelling argument that the Tigers outplayed the Seminoles on Saturday night.Florida State was outgained 407 to 318...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Three games into the 2014 season and it’s apparent North Carolina’s defense is still a major question mark. And in the Coastal Division where all seven teams exist with little separation, the Tar Heels’ struggles on this side of...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Marcus Mariota
Showing up in a highlight package is usually a good thing for Heisman contenders. Not necessarily when that contender is out of pads on the sideline for poor decision-making. That’s where Jameis Winston found himself as backup Sean...
David Fox
5 months ago
Virginia Tech’s upset win over Ohio State looks more and more like a fluke after the Hokies’ 27-24 loss to Georgia Tech.Virginia Tech’s overall performance against the Yellow Jackets was sloppy, but there was an unusual highlight...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
James Conner
Cracking any list of prolific Pittsburgh running backs deserves note, and James Conner is on his way to putting his name with a few greats. Pittsburgh's sophomore back continued a hot start to surpass Heisman winner Tony Dorsett’s...
David Fox
5 months ago
Jameis Winston
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has been suspended for the entire game against Clemson on Saturday night. Earlier in the week, Winston was suspended for the first half of the Week 4 showdown against the Tigers, but the school released a...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Jimbo Fisher
Florida State’s ACC title defense begins on Saturday night, as the Seminoles host Clemson in one of the conference’s emerging rivalries. Coach Jimbo Fisher’s team opened the year with a closer-than-expected win over Oklahoma State...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Ameer Abdullah
There’s plenty of history between Miami and Nebraska, but when these two teams play on Saturday night, the focus will shift to 2014 and two programs that are looking to reclaim their place among college football’s elite.After going 9-3...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Arkansas Razorbacks
I really wanted to take Mizzou (-10) and Washington (-14) last weekend but couldn’t pull the trigger and it cost me… again. I am teetering around .500 and need a big week to bounce back. The good news is Mitch Light (27-18-1) has...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews the big games in the SEC, Oklahoma's visit to West Virginia, the ACC's turn to crush the Big Ten and much more. The guys also give their locks of the week against the spread in this...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
Cole Stoudt
After a week of surprises in non-conference action, the focus in the ACC shifts slightly to league play. Clemson-Florida State and Virginia Tech-Georgia Tech headline a solid slate of games for Week 4. And in non-conference matchups, East Carolina...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago

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