ACC Articles

Jalen Hurts
As college football programs sign new future star quarterbacks while faces we became familiar with move on to the NFL, it is time to figure out just where all of this talent comes from.   For the third year in a row, Athlon Sports has...
Matt Fortuna
2 months ago
College Football's 2017 Recruiting All-Name Team
National Signing Day typically happens on the first Wednesday in February every year, but perhaps it should be moved to December 25 since it essentially represents Christmas for college football head coaches across the nation. All of the hard...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
National Signing Day in college football is fast approaching and the current national champions, the Clemson Tigers, are ready to do what they do best: sign a boatload of four- and five-star players. Conversely, Notre Dame stumbled to a 4-8...
Jon Kinne
3 months ago
Devonte Fields
Great pass rushers are few and far between in the NFL. With the game having shifted to mainly pass-centric schemes over the last decade or so, the ability of a defense to get to a quarterback and disrupt his timing is paramount. As a result, we...
J.P. Scott
3 months ago
Justin Fuente
College football’s coaching carousel was active prior to the 2016 season, as 28 programs hired a new full-time coach. It’s no secret coaching changes can have an instant impact on a problem, but some hires need a couple of years to...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Dino Babers
College football’s 2017 National Signing Day is less than 10 days away, but some freshman and junior college prospects have already arrived on campus. The ACC has its share of talent through the freshmen ranks on the way and a small junior...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Mitch Trubisky
It was a banner football season for the ACC with a 9-3 bowl record and a national championship. One of the primary reasons for the league’s success was the number of quality quarterbacks in the conference. In 2017, many of the ACC teams that...
Jon Kinne
3 months ago
Lamar Jackson
The 2017 college football season is still seven months away, but it’s never too early to look ahead at the upcoming year. Several of the nation’s top players left for the NFL, including Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson, Florida State...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Baker Mayfield
For better or worse, college football's Heisman Trophy is the most prestigious individual award in team sports, drawing hype and controversy from the beginning of the season till the end. Lamar Jackson won it last year, but that didn’t...
Matt Fortuna
3 months ago
Bryce Love
In case you missed it: A number of high-profile college football stars declared early for the NFL Draft. Several even skipped their bowl games, which caused hysterics in some corners. In any event, it is now time for a new crop of talented...
Matt Fortuna
3 months ago
Deondre Francois
The ACC continued its upward trajectory after the conference claimed its second national championship in four seasons after Clemson’s victory over Alabama on Jan. 9. Thanks to outstanding coaching hires in recent years, the ACC has made...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Jacques Patrick
The ACC saw more than a dozen underclassmen declare for the upcoming NFL Draft, most of whom probably did not come as a surprise to their teammates and fans. Still, this is a league that was arguably the best in the nation in 2016, and it will be...
Matt Fortuna
3 months ago
Urban Meyer
The NFL Draft’s early entry deadline officially passed on Monday evening and over 90 players declared for the next level. The official list of players leaving for the NFL will be released on Friday. While the official list isn't out yet,...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Nick Saban
Clemson will enter the 2017 season as college football's reigning national champion, but it’s the Tigers’ division rival, Florida State, along with — dare we say — Clemson’s national title game rival, Alabama,...
Matt Fortuna
3 months ago
Rashan Gary
The definition of a breakout player in college football varies from each analyst or fanbase, but one thing is certain when looking ahead at the next season and the players returning. Regardless of the position, breakout players will have...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Deondre Francois
College football’s 2016 season officially ended on Monday night in Tampa, Fla. with Clemson's last-second win over Alabama. While the Tigers are still celebrating and the party in Death Valley isn't going to end anytime soon, it's...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Deshaun Watson
College football's 2016-17 farewell tour spanned 41 games, 23 days and approximately 143 hours — and that last figure is just the length of the College Football Playoff National Championship Game.   Sure, bowl season has swelled to...
Kyle Kensing
3 months ago
Jalen Hurts
Let the hype begin. Alabama and Florida State figure to be atop most preseason college football rankings for 2017, and luckily for us, they will get to settle that distinction on the field during the sport’s opening weekend. Not a bad...
Matt Fortuna
3 months ago
Baker Mayfield
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every week during the regular season, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
For the first time since 1981, the Clemson Tigers are the champions of college football. An epic victory in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game against previously unbeaten Alabama has put Clemson firmly on top of the college...
Kevin McGuire
3 months ago
Sefo Liufau
The 2016 college football season concluded on Monday night in Tampa, Fla., as Clemson defeated Alabama 35-31 to take home the program’s first title since 1981. While the party in Death Valley won’t end anytime soon, plenty of other...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
After two sensational years, Clemson reached the ultimate pinnacle with its 35-31 victory over Alabama in a classic championship game Monday night at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. At this moment, it is hard for anyone wearing Orange to think...
Jon Kinne
3 months ago
TAMPA, Fla. —  Agony and ecstasy are on polar ends of the spectrum but in the sport of college football, the two are never far from each other on every snap, every drive and every game. Few programs know that better than Clemson,...
Bryan Fischer
3 months ago
Deshaun Watson
College football’s 2016-17 bowl season is officially over. Monday night's championship game featured a thriller between Alabama and Clemson, as the Tigers scored in the final seconds to knock off the Crimson Tide from the top spot...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Deshaun Watson
For the second year in a row, college football’s national championship game produced a thriller and a title game that won’t be forgotten anytime soon. However, this year’s version produced a new champion, as Clemson knocked off...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago

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