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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
1 day ago
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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
4 days ago
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Mike London
Week 3 was supposed to be a quiet one in the ACC. With a slate of so-so matchups, Florida State, Clemson and North Carolina on bye, there wasn’t a ton of intrigue around the conference.However, Week 3 brought several interesting games to the...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
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Will Gardner
It’s another light slate of games in the ACC for Week 3. For the third consecutive week, only one conference matchup highlights the schedule.Louisville makes its first road trip as a member of the ACC with a matchup at Virginia on Saturday....
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
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Mike Krzyzewski
Even in years before conference realignment, the charter members of the ACC more often than not could boast the best roster of coaches in the country.Now that the league has ballooned to 15 basketball members, this is almost an unfair contest.The...
David Fox
1 week ago
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Frank Beamer
While most of the nation was watching the Big Ten stumble, the ACC was quietly putting together a solid resume from Week 2.Florida State rolled to an easy win over Citadel, Clemson demolished South Carolina State, while Louisville and Duke also...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
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Kendall Fuller
 It’s another light slate of games in the ACC in Week 2. Virginia Tech-Ohio State is the only game with national appeal, but there’s intrigue in the Friday night matchup between Pittsburgh and Boston College.Most of the ACC’s...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
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James Conner
Week 1 of the 2014 college football season brought plenty of surprises and disappointments, and the ACC was a mixed bag of success. Florida State had to sweat more than expected against Oklahoma State but still managed to win 37-31. Despite the...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
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Cole Stoudt
The ACC enters 2014 with momentum. The conference survived realignment, Louisville joined the league, and Florida State ended the SEC’s run of dominance by defeating Auburn in the national championship. 13 games dot the schedule for the ACC...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
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Jameis Winston
Florida State snapped the SEC’s reign of dominance by defeating Auburn 34-31 in the national championship last season, and the Seminoles are set for another run at the title in 2014. Quarterback Jameis Winston headlines a deep roster,...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
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Louisville Cardinals
Conferences don’t win championships, teams do. Nowhere is this more evident than in the ACC. Florida State is so far ahead of the league that a good majority of the best games in this league won’t be conference games. Notre Dame...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
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Duke Blue Devils
Visit Football Study Hall to get in-depth team previews, advanced stats and features for the 2014 season .Baseball has sabermetrics. Basketball has KenPom’s efficiency rankings. What does football have? When it comes to advanced...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
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Rankings are a big part of any college football season, and even in the playoff format, the polls and projections are still an interesting exercise. For example: The AP Poll came out over the weekend, while the USA Today Coaches Poll came out...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
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Virginia Cavaliers
The ACC preseason talking points were pretty clear. “We are the champions and we broke a record by sending 11 teams to a bowl game.” Unfortunately, conferences don’t win championships, teams do. So while Florida State is...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
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North Carolina Tar Heels
The beauty of college football lies in its unpredictability and volatility. Roster turnover is largely responsible for the tremendous amount of variability from year to year within the sport. Key graduations, early entries into the NFL Draft,...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
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USC Trojans
Do most SEC fans know who Taylor Kelly is? That he is the only other player in the nation other than the great Johnny Manziel to throw for at least 3,000 yards and rush for at least 500 in each of the last two seasons? Because if not, they...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
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Ranking College Football's Best and Worst Logos in 2014
Official school logos have been and will always be the simplest and most important way for a college program to classify and separate itself from its peers. Some change dramatically over time while others are literally set in stone for decades....
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
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Clemson Tigers
Official school logos have been and will always be the simplest and most important way for a college program to classify and separate itself from its peers. Some change dramatically over time while others are literally set in stone for decades....
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
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Florida State Seminoles
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches used...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
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Michigan State Spartans
Defining the term “dark horse” was actually the toughest part of this exercise. Finding really talented players who could breakout into prominent roles is actually the easiest part of trying to pick Heisman Trophy sleepers. Part of...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
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Miami Hurricanes
Using the past to project the future has major flaws but in the case of the Heisman Trophy, the past can be extremely useful. There are a few numbers college football fans need to know when it comes to the Heisman Trophy and how to handicap...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
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North Carolina Tar Heels
It’s been since 1997 that the Tar Heels did two things. It was the last time North Carolina finished a season ranked in the AP poll and it was the last time it posted an ACC record with fewer than three losses. Larry Fedora has thoughts...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
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ACC Football
Conference realignment reached a fever pitch a few years ago and it caused great headaches for fans and coaches across the nation. The dollars and “sense” of conference realignment blazed a path through college football for a few...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
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The foot injury to Joel Embiid has shuffled the deck atop the NBA Draft, setting up the potential for a new No. 1 overall pick. Will it be Duke’s Jabari Parker or Kansas’ Andrew Wiggins?Lucky for us, we don’t have to weigh those...
David Fox
3 months ago
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Virginia Tech Hokies
Ranking anything in sports is subjective. We may all agree on certain things — like Michael Jordan is better than Kobe Bryant or that Lambeau Field is better than the Edward Jones Dome — but for the most part, beauty...
Braden Gall
3 months ago

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