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Ranking the Nation's Top 40 Football-Basketball Coaching Duos

By Athlon Sports, 3 weeks 4 days ago
Ranking the college football and basketball head coaching tandems for the Power 5 conferences is no easy assignment. But that’s what Athlon Sports has set out to do this offseason, as spring practice is just starting around the nation for all 130 teams and tournament time is approaching for teams on the hardwood. Michigan State tops the rankings with Mark Dantonio and Tom Izzo as its...

10 ACC Players to Watch During the NFL Scouting Combine

By Bryan Fischer, 3 weeks 5 days ago
A whooping 60 ACC players are scheduled attend the annual NFL Scouting Combine and the pressure will be on every one of them to showcase their skills this week (Feb. 28-March 6) in front of every franchise during the most pressure-packed job interview of the players’ lives. National champion Clemson leads the way for the league in terms of representation with nine high-profile players...

Way Too Early Ranking of the Most Intriguing ACC Non-Conference Games of 2017

By Matt Fortuna, 1 month 2 days ago
Duke started spring practice on Feb. 3, so there’s really no excuse for you slackers to not be looking ahead to the 2017 college football season, is there?   Related: Way Too Early Ranking of the Most Intriguing Big Ten Non-Conference Games of 2017   As spring dates inch closer for more and more ACC teams, we’ll take a look at the top non-conference games...

Grading College Football's Head Coach Hires for 2017

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 days ago
College football’s 2016-17 coaching carousel featured 21 changes and several big-time hires. Texas (Tom Herman), Minnesota (P.J. Fleck), Oregon (Willie Taggart) and Purdue (Jeff Brohm) were just a few of the biggest winners from this year’s cycle. While no hire can be judged accurately prior to the first game or even after the completion of a full season, this year’s cycle didn...

5 Newcomers for the Florida State Seminoles to Watch in 2017

By Mike Ferguson, 1 month 3 days ago
Florida State’s dominance over the rest of the ACC continued earlier this month as the Seminoles brought home the top class in the conference for an eighth straight year, which is every season under head coach Jimbo Fisher. Despite key losses including the program’s all-time leading rusher Dalvin Cook and fellow consensus All-American defensive end DeMarcus Walker, FSU is optimistic...

Ranking the ACC's Football-Basketball Coaching Duos for 2017

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 3 days ago
The ACC isn’t hurting for talent in the coaching ranks. Some of the nation’s top coaches in college basketball or on the gridiron with college football reside in this conference. With Mike Krzyzewski and David Cutcliffe leading the way, Duke once again ranks as the top coaching tandem by Athlon Sports from the ACC. Louisville, North Carolina and Virginia Tech round out the top four,...

Ranking College Football's Rosters for 2017

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
Recruiting is the foundation for winning national championships, competing for CFB Playoff berths or winning at a high level in college football. While recruiting rankings aren’t 100 percent accurate, there is plenty of truth in the rankings and evaluations by the experts. It’s no secret what a program needs in order to win big at this level. Great coaching, support staffs, state-of-...

College Football's Top 20 Impact JUCO Transfer Quarterbacks for 2017

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
Finding or developing a quarterback is no easy task for any college football coach. This position is one of the hardest to evaluate in high school, and quarterbacks often transfer early in their career in search of more playing time if they are entrenched behind a proven starter. Needless to say, quarterbacks are the position likely providing the most headaches for coaches throughout the year....

5 Burning Questions for Florida State Heading into 2017

By Mike Ferguson, 1 month 1 week ago
After winning its final five games and the Orange Bowl to close out the 2016 season, big things will be expected of Florida State once again this fall.   The Seminoles finished No. 8 in the county this past season and will return some key pieces. Among those are quarterback Deondre Francois, defensive tackle Derrick Nnadi, linebacker Matthew Thomas and safety Derwin James. Head coach...

Ranking the ACC's Football Rosters for 2017

By Matt Fortuna, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The ACC has won two national titles in the past four years, something no other conference can say.   That’s due in large part to better coaching hires, improved facilities and just an overall larger commitment to football. But more than anything, these titles come down to having the best players.   Graduations and early departures have created some roster turnover, with...