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The award for the most bizarre start to the season undoubtedly goes to North Carolina.The Tar Heels lost at home to a team Athlon picked second in its division in the Ohio Valley (Belmont) and a week later defeated our preseason No. 2 team (...
David Fox
7 months ago
North Carolina Tar Heels
Nik Stauskas
Before the season started, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski talked of the newly expanded ACC as perhaps the best conference in the history of the game.To accomplish that, the ACC may have to overcome the Big Ten. The Big Ten was the nation’s top...
David Fox
7 months ago
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Jameis Winston
The ACC went 1-3 against its SEC rivals, but Florida State’s win over Florida puts the Seminoles in position to play for the national championship with a victory in the ACC title game next Saturday.Duke’s surprising season continued...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
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Jameis Winston
National respect, BCS bowls and the Coastal Division title are all up for grabs in the ACC this Saturday.With four games against the SEC, the ACC has a chance to earn some national respect, especially if Clemson can go on the road and beat South...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Frank Beamer
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the ACC to put together...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Dabo Swinney
The ACC didn’t have a matchup with national interest in Week 13, but there were plenty of key developments from the few conference games.Boston College running back Andre Williams continued his ridiculous season with a huge outing against...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Tom Savage
The ACC features only four matchups with teams in conference play this Saturday, while Florida State, Georgia Tech, Clemson and North Carolina step out of the ACC for a non-conference affair.With the Atlantic Division title settled, the focus of...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Jimbo Fisher
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the ACC to put together...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Andre Williams
The ACC lacked a marquee game for Week 12, but there was plenty of intrigue in the six-game slate.Duke defeated Miami 48-30 to assume sole possession of first place in the Coastal Division. The Blue Devils still have to play Wake Forest and North...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
North Carolina Tar Heels
Jamison Crowder
It’s another light week of games in the ACC for Week 12. Florida State clinched the Atlantic Division title with last Saturday’s win over Wake Forest, and the Seminoles can bolster their national championship position with an impressive...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
North Carolina Tar Heels
Logan Thomas
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the ACC to put together...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Jameis Winston
With Oregon’s loss to Stanford on Thursday night, Florida State is officially in the driver’s seat to play for the national title. And the Seminoles continued to win in impressive fashion, handling Wake Forest 59-3.North Carolina and...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Stephen Morris
The ACC dominated the college football spotlight last Saturday, as Florida State-Miami took center stage as a top-10 matchup. The Seminoles handled the Hurricanes with ease, essentially locking up the Atlantic Division.Miami’s Coastal...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Bryn Renner
North Carolina quarterback Bryn Renner suffered a shoulder injury against NC State and will miss the rest of the 2013 season.Renner threw for 1,765 yards and 10 touchdowns this season and completed 65.8 percent of his throws.Losing Renner is a...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Andre Williams
With 10 weeks in the books, Florida State has clearly separated itself from the rest of the ACC. The Seminoles have dominated the No. 2 and No. 3 teams in Athlon’s weekly ACC power rankings and jumped into the No. 2 spot in the release of the...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
North Carolina Tar Heels
Tyler Boyd
Another showdown of top-10 teams in the ACC resulted in another Florida State blowout victory. The Seminoles dominated Miami for a 41-14 lead, which certainly doesn’t hurt Florida State’s quest to be one of the top-two teams in the BCS...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
North Carolina Tar Heels
This preview and more on North Carolina and the ACC are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 10 North Carolina Facts & FiguresLast season:...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
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Jameis Winston
The ACC is back under the national spotlight in Week 10. Florida State-Clemson was the marquee national game two weeks ago, but the Seminoles easily handled the Tigers in Death Valley.Is the stage set for another Florida State blowout on Saturday...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Anthony Boone
The ACC was short on intriguing matchups for Week 9. Florida State suffered no letdown from its win against Clemson, dominating NC State for a 49-17 victory. The Tigers got back into the win column with a 40-27 win at Maryland.Miami needed another...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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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
9 months ago
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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
9 months ago
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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
9 months ago
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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
9 months ago
North Carolina Tar Heels
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
9 months ago
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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
9 months ago

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