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Ranking the ACC's Football-Basketball Coaching Duos for 2018

By Athlon Sports, 5 days 5 hours ago
Even with Jimbo Fisher leaving Florida State for Texas A&M, the ACC isn’t hurting for talent in the coaching ranks. Some of the nation’s top coaches in college football and college basketball reside in the conference. And once again, Duke’s duo of Mike Krzyzewski and David Cutcliffe checks in at No. 1 on Athlon Sports’ list of the ACC’s top coaching tandems....

College Football's Top 15 Impact True Freshmen Quarterbacks for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 5 hours ago
With National Signing Day in the books, the focus for the 2018 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. And thanks to the early signing period, most players and coaching staffs had an earlier breakdown of how their...

5 Newcomers to Watch for the Virginia Tech Hokies in 2018

By Jon Kinne, 1 week 2 days ago
In terms of rankings, Virginia Tech’s 2018 recruiting class was very similar to their '17 group. Coming in last year at No. 26 and fourth in the ACC on 247Sports' Composite Team Rankings, this year's class slots in a few spots higher at 24th overall but slid one spot in the conference. Each of the past two classes has consisted of 26 players.   Of those 52 players, there...

5 Newcomers to Watch for the Florida State Seminoles in 2018

By Mike Ferguson, 1 week 3 days ago
National Signing Day ended with a bang for Florida State under first-year head coach Willie Taggart. On Feb. 7, the Seminoles landed five new commitments and signees to finish with 21 for the cycle and a top 15 class, according to just about every publication.   The next step for Taggart as he begins his tenure in Tallahassee will be developing that talent as well as the talent that is...

Way-Too-Early College Football 130 Team Rankings for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 4 days ago
With signing day completed, the focus for all 130 college football teams shifts to spring practice. And with every program hitting the field for offseason workouts, it’s never too early to look at the year ahead and project where all 130 teams could rank when the official Athlon Sports magazine predictions are released later this summer.   Expect several tweaks to this NCAA football...

5 Newcomers to Watch for the Miami Hurricanes in 2018

By Antwan Staley, 1 week 4 days ago
After having a top-15 recruiting class last year, the Miami Hurricanes followed that up with an even better showing in 2018.   According to 247Sports, the Hurricanes’ 2018 class was the eighth best in the country. Sports Illustrated also ranked Miami at No. 8.   Mark Richt’s newest crop is made up of 23 signees with 10 of those already enrolled and on campus. With...

5 Newcomers to Watch for the North Carolina Tar Heels in 2018

By Jon Kinne, 1 week 4 days ago
When looking down 247Sports’ Composite Team rankings for 2018 recruiting classes, there aren’t many major surprises. Georgia, Ohio State and Clemson all did very well and though Alabama is outside the top five, no one will weep for the Crimson Tide.   But then you get to No. 23 and you see North Carolina. The same North Carolina that went 3-9 in 2017 trails only Clemson, Miami...

Ranking the ACC's Football Rosters for 2018

By Jon Kinne, 1 week 5 days ago
The ACC is a league filled with highly respected football coaches. Clemson’s Dabo Swinney is among the elite of the elite and Miami’s Mark Richt has produced big winners for many years. Justin Fuente is building Virginia Tech the right way and Dave Doeren seems to be doing the same at NC State. And Willie Taggart is back home looking to continue Jimbo Fisher’s success at...

NFL Scouting Combine Watch: Auden Tate

By J.P. Scott, 2 weeks 1 day ago
As football continues to evolve, one thing remains constant: you need to be able to score touchdowns — especially in the red zone — to win games.   Today's NFL is loaded will smaller, athletic receivers that eat up targets and move the ball between the 20s. But once near the goal line, having a big-bodied, sure-handed target is priceless. If you have a guy like that on...

5 Things We Learned About Clemson After National Signing Day

By Jon Kinne, 2 weeks 1 day ago
If you see Dabo Swinney today, odds are he’s smiling. A seemingly happy guy anyway, the Clemson head coach now has the 2018 recruiting class all in and it was an unquestioned success. The Clemson train is rolling along and it will be hard to stop.   Here are five things we learned about Clemson following Signing Day.   1. Clemson can go anywhere and land a top prospect The...