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Monthly Archive: September 2011

Sep
30
2011

How should the ACC Realign when Pitt and Syracuse join?

LaRod Stephens-Howling

When Pittsburgh and Syracuse joined the ACC, I thought the obvious choice of realignment of the conference would be a North\South Division. As I learned on twitter not all ACC fans are in favor of this. The possibility is that conference might turn into football vs basketball schools if that were to happen, leaving the …

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Sep
29
2011

Virginia Tech must beat the Clemson Tigers.

Frank Beamer

One of the biggest games in the ACC will be Saturday at 6 PM, between two top 15 schools, the Virginia Tech Hokies and the Clemson Tigers. Virginia Tech has been the class of the conference since they’ve joined the ACC in 2004. That’s 4 ACC Titles in 7 years, 7 Straight years of 10 …

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Sep
27
2011

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere September 27, 2011

Hokies

What’s happening out there in the ACC Blogosphere as the conference starts showing some separation between the haves and have nots? If you’re a Georgia Tech or a Clemson fan you’ve got to be feeling real good with those team’s unexpected fast starts. Well let’s get on with it! The biggest game this week and …

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Sep
26
2011

Who is the early player of the year in the ACC?

TevinWashington

With the season nearing it’s halfway point, let’s find out who the fans think is the current leading candidate for player of the year in the ACC. Is it freshman phenom WR Sammy Watkins of Clemson, how about his QB Tajh Boyd? What about QB Tevin Washington of Georgia Tech? He only leads the nation’s …

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Sep
25
2011

Clemson and Georgia Tech: Breathing some life into ACC Football.

Swinney_Johnson

If you’ve been following ACC Football through the first 4 weeks of the season, it’s been uneven to say the least. For every win over an Auburn (Clemson) or Ohio State (Miami) there were embarrassing blowout losses to Temple (Maryland) and Cincinnati (NC State). Currently less than half the conference is over .500. Pre-season favorites Florida State and Virginia …

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Sep
25
2011

ACC Week 4 awards. The Good, The Bad and the Ugly.

Smith

I think when the season is over we’ll look at week 4 in the ACC, as separation week. There’s a clear line in the sand between the top and bottom half of the conference. Virginia Tech, Clemson, Florida State, and Georgia Tech have set themselves apart. North Carolina is not far behind. Others like NC …

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Sep
22
2011

5 Reasons the ACC Shouldn’t Expand Further… Unless Notre Dame wants to join.

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It looks like conference expansion for 2011 is close to an end. This was brought about by the Pac 12 deciding they didn’t want to hassle of Oklahoma and Texas. For the ACC we’ve already covered their newest additions Pittsburgh and Syracuse. It was a great move by John Swofford and the ACC to solidify …

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Sep
21
2011

Relive some of the ACC’s biggest football and basketball games.

Virginia Tech v Georgia Tech

Just a brief post tonight… I know some folks are constantly looking for ways to watch the classic games and highlights of their favorite ACC team (football and basketball). Well if you haven’t seen this before, you need to check it out. It is the ACC Vault. There are videos of some the ACC’s top …

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Sep
20
2011

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere September 20, 2011

Clemson's Andre Ellington, left, scores a touchdown in front of Florida State's Ochuko Jenije during fourth-quarter action in Clemson, S.C. on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009. (Travis Bell/Sideline Carolina)

Some craziness since last week… The goes 3-2 against BCS conference football teams, and on the same weekend adds Pittsburgh and Syracuse to the ACC. What do the ACC bloggers think about the happenings? Oh Florida State heads to Clemson in one the ACC’s biggest games of the year. You know which ACC Team is …

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Sep
19
2011

Next few weeks will separate the ACC Division Contenders from Pretenders.

Beamer_Fisher

So I’m as guilty as anyone getting caught up on all this expansion business, but there are actual games to be played in the ACC. Big games, real big games, with division and even national title hopes at stake. Who are the contenders and who’s on the outside looking in ready to join them? Contenders …

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Sep
18
2011

How do the ACC Fans feel about adding Pittsburgh and Syracuse to the conference?

LaRod Stephens-Howling

  So the ACC officially has  invited the Pittsburgh Panthers and the Syracuse Orangemen to the conference. I like the additions of Pitt and Syracuse and I found this to be a necessary and forward thinking move commissioner John Swofford and the ACC. Suprisingly as I chatted with other ACC fans on twitter the reaction was …

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Sep
18
2011

ACC Week 3 awards. The Real Good, The Good and the Ugly.

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Remember this date September 18, 2011 if you are an ACC Sports Fan. It may be looked upon one day as the day the ACC ensured it would survive the expansion Armageddon and started to establish itself as a premier football conference. We have been calling this weekly post The Good, The Bad and the Ugly, …

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Sep
16
2011

Opportunity awaits the ACC on Saturday.

NolesSooners

This post won’t be an in depth analysis of the big non-conference games featuring ACC teams tomorrow. We know the games already; we’ve been talking about them since before the season started. Obviously Kansas isn’t in the class of the other 4 non-conference teams, but hey its still ACC vs Big 12,11,10,9… A Georgia  Tech …

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Sep
15
2011

I’d accept Texas to the ACC, but please no pandering to the Longhorns.

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With the ACC’s gigantic football weekend coming up, this will be the last I write on the Texas to the ACC rumors until sometime next week. I’m going to focus on the games on the field. That said I haven’t commented on the Texas to the ACC rumors. I have no idea if this is …

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Sep
13
2011

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere September 13, 2011

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This is a make or break weekend for the ACC. 5 Non Conference matchups that will set the tone for the rest of season. Georgia Tech vs Kansas Maryland vs West Virginia Clemson vs Auburn Miami vs Ohio State Florida State vs Oklahoma How is the ACC blogging world viewing the weekend? Georgia Tech blog …

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