ACC Articles

This spring has certainly been fun in Chapel Hill and for North Carolina fans. Another national championship has been secured and for those that are paying attention, a trip to Omaha for the Tar Heels baseball team is a real possibility.  ...
Jon Kinne
2 days ago
Jimbo Fisher
Once again, the balance of power in the ACC weighs heavily in the Atlantic Division.   With Florida State, Clemson and Louisville bringing back what they do, those three teams all look like top 15-type squads heading into the 2017 college...
Adam Kurkjian
6 days ago
Mark Richt
The ACC’s Coastal Division is likely to feature another tight battle for the top spot in 2017. Miami is still looking for its first appearance in the conference championship game, and the Hurricanes will likely have to go through Virginia...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
DJ Durkin
Scheduling remains one of the most high-profile controversies surrounding college football, particularly in the new Playoff era. Like most college football controversies, it's not one the sport is likely to resolve any time soon, with...
Kyle Kensing
1 week ago
Jalen Hurts
College football’s 2017 season is still several months away, but it’s never too early to predict next year’s top 25 teams. With spring practice underway, the countdown to the 2017 season can officially begin, as teams have...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
It won’t be long until Clemson opens its 2017 college football season on Sept. 2. And that will certainly be a fun environment, when the Tigers charge down the hill at Memorial Stadium as the defending national champions.   Related:...
Jon Kinne
1 week ago
Travon McMillian
Virginia Tech may be losing its star quarterback, a couple of top receivers, and some defensive stalwarts. But Justin Fuente, in his first year as the head coach of the Hokies, created a buzz in Blacksburg that is continuing into year two....
Jon Kinne
2 weeks ago
Deondre Francois
How has the ACC remodeled its football product in recent years? By playing the best.   And eventually beating the best.   Clemson is the defending national champion, the league’s second title winner in the past two years. Few...
Matt Fortuna
2 weeks ago
Lamar Jackson
Spring practice is a busy time for all 130 college football teams, and it's no secret most of the attention in offseason workouts starts with the quarterback position. The 2017 crop of quarterbacks starts with defending Heisman Trophy...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
It was a rough first season in Charlottesville for Virginia head coach Bronco Mendenhall in 2016. The Cavaliers finished 2-10 overall and in last in the ACC Coastal Division with a 1-7 record. To add insult to injury, Virginia suffered a season-...
Antwan Staley
3 weeks ago
Dedrick Mills
On the evening of Nov. 5, following a loss to North Carolina, Georgia Tech stood at 5-4. While it was an improvement on the disaster that was the 2015 season, it was not where the Yellow Jackets had hoped to be.   But the next week, Paul...
Jon Kinne
3 weeks ago
Travon McMillian
The 2016 Virginia Tech football season had its ups and downs. It started slowly with a sluggish effort against Liberty followed by the turnover-fest in a loss to Tennessee at Bristol Motor Speedway. There was the huge win at North Carolina that...
Jon Kinne
1 month ago
Mark Richt
Mark Richt’s first season at the University of Miami went probably better than most expected. The Hurricanes finished the season 9-4 and there’s a lot of optimism coming into spring practice, which begins on March 21.   Although...
Antwan Staley
1 month ago
In a way, the loss to Pittsburgh on Nov. 26 perfectly summed up Dino Babers' first season as the Syracuse head coach. When the Orange fell to the Panthers, 76-61, to conclude a 4-8 year, it contained some of 2016's ups and downs. Yes, like...
Adam Kurkjian
1 month ago
For a good portion of 2016, Louisville seemed well on its way to, if not making the College Football Playoff, then a major bowl. But things got away from head coach Bobby Petrino and the Cardinals, as losses to Houston and Kentucky to end the...
Adam Kurkjian
1 month ago
Pat Narduzzi
This will be Pat Narduzzi’s third spring practice as the head coach at Pittsburgh. The former Michigan State assistant has brought stability to a program that needed it in the worst way. But Narduzzi knows that his job is far from done. He...
Jon Kinne
1 month ago
Anthony Brown
Keep the momentum going.   That will be the goal for Boston College as it opens spring practice on March 15. The Eagles won their final three games of the 2016 season to finish 7-6 after head coach Steve Addazio appeared to be on the hottest...
Adam Kurkjian
1 month ago
The departures of Marcus Paige and Brice Johnson led many to believe that North Carolina would take a step backwards in 2016-17. Fortunately, that has not been the case. The Tar Heels won their second consecutive outright ACC regular season...
Rob McVey
1 month ago
The departures of Marcus Paige and Brice Johnson led many to believe that North Carolina would take a step backwards in 2016-17. Fortunately, that has not been the case. The Tar Heels won their second consecutive outright ACC regular season...
Rob McVey
1 month ago
Deondre Francois
The countdown to the 2017 college football season is already underway, as spring practices and position battles for spots on the depth chart for all 130 teams across the nation are already in progress in offseason workouts. And one...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Deondre Francois
The ACC finished 2016 on a high note and the momentum for this league should carry into 2017. Clemson is the reigning national champions, and even though coach Dabo Swinney has plenty of holes to fill this spring, the Tigers should be a threat...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Florida State gets back to the grind on Monday as the Seminoles open spring practice. FSU is coming off another top-10 finish after winning its final five games of 2016 capped by a 33-32 victory over Michigan in the Orange Bowl.   Head coach...
Mike Ferguson
1 month ago
Larry Fedora
Springtime in Chapel Hill usually means one thing: the hope of a deep run in the NCAA Tournament. With the Tar Heels entering this week in the top 10 of the national polls and having already secured no worse than a share of the ACC regular season...
Jon Kinne
1 month ago
If it seems like Clemson football hasn't had a break, it would be because they really didn’t have a break. From winning the national championship on Jan. 9 through National Signing Day and the unveiling of the new football...
Jon Kinne
1 month ago
Mark Dantonio
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...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago

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