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

By Matt Fortuna, 2 months 1 week 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, 2 months 1 week 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, 2 months 1 week 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, 2 months 1 week 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, 2 months 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, 2 months 2 weeks 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, 2 months 2 weeks 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, 2 months 3 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...

College Football's Top 10 Impact True Freshmen Quarterbacks for 2017

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
With National Signing Day in the books, the focus for the 2017 college football season shifts to spring practices and upcoming offseason workouts. While most freshmen won’t arrive until the summer, a handful of incoming recruits already hit campus prior to spring ball. Enrolling early has its advantages for incoming freshmen, and a couple of prospects could make an impact at quarterback in...

College Football's Top 15 Impact True Freshmen for 2017

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
College football’s 2017 National Signing Day is officially in the books. Every FBS program inked recruits to a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, which means coaching staffs should have a good snapshot of how their program looks for the upcoming season. With spring practice just around the corner, the focus around the nation now shifts to the 2017 season. Some of the...