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Monthly Archive: April 2012

Apr
30
2012

HokieGuru’s Reflection on Seth Greenberg’s Tenure at Virginia Tech

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I’m sure you know by now that former Virginia Tech assistant James Johnson has been named the new head coach for the Hokies. That said it’s a good time to look back on the tenure of former head man Seth Greenberg. Our resident Virginia Tech expert @HokieGuru does just that in a well-written personal account on the legacy …

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Apr
29
2012

What did the 2012 NFL draft tell us about some ACC Myths?

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The 2012 NFL draft is in the books. There were 31 ACC players picked. Over the last few years we’ve heard certain myths regarding offenses, general talent level and recruiting that this year’s NFL draft opened some eyes about. Consider Boise St. never recruits any of those elite classes, but they had 6 NFL players …

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Apr
27
2012

One thing scares me about the proposed 4-Team college football playoff.

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If you’ve read my blog in the past you know I’ve always been in favor of a +1 system. I’m ok with the 4-Team playoff as well. This week has left us with the near certainty that a 4 team playoff will exist. ESPN is reporting that the proposed post-season plan would link the sites …

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Apr
26
2012

Last Second ACC Draft Primer

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Head on over to the ACC’s Draft Central to get some last minute draft information on your favorite ACC draft hopeful. I’m particuarly interested to see if Stephen Hill becomes Georgia Tech’s second WR to become a first round pick coming out of the triple option offense. Anyways you’ll find me at @TalkinACCSports on twitter …

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Apr
25
2012

5 Things I do like about the 2012 ACC Football Schedule.

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A few days ago I wrote about the 5 Things I don’t like about the 2012 ACC Football Schedule. Hey there’s no need to only say what I didn’t like, because when I look up and down the ACC schedule there are certainly some things that I do like about it. 1. Clemson vs Auburn 9/1 …

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Apr
24
2012

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere April 24, 2012

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The big news this week is the firing of Seth Greenberg at Virginia Tech. That means we have to check in with Hokie blogger GobblerCountry. Whether you agree with the firingor not GobblerCountry says the “how” the termination was done was inexcusable. When your rivals at Virginia blog Streaking the Lawn are saying basically the same thing, …

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Apr
23
2012

Seth Greenberg: College basketball’s version of Chan Gailey is fired.

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Nobody follows Virginia Tech sports like our contributing writer @HokieGuru. Later this week he will write an in depth article discussing the firing Hokie basketball coach Seth Greenberg. As an outsider to the program, I have a few thoughts on what happened today. I know Virginia Tech AD Jim Weaver said it had nothing to …

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Apr
22
2012

5 Things I don’t like about the 2012 ACC Football Schedule.

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)

Spring football for the ACC came to end yesterday, so we have 4 months until the season starts. Oh man that’s a long time. That’s ok we have you covered at AllSportsDiscussion. Over the next few months we are going to have ACC player rankings, predictions, and other thoughts on the ACC season. We’ll also …

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Apr
21
2012

Latest NFL Mock Draft

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You know Thursday is the NFL draft right? Now we can take a look at some NFL mock drafts. This will be a short post for tonight. Here is the FoxSports mock draft. ACC players North Carolina’s Quinton Coples, Boston College’s Luke Kuechly, and Georgia Tech’s Stephen Hill are projected to go in the first …

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Apr
18
2012

Are Clemson’s Sammy Watkins and DeAndre Hopkins the nation’s best WR tandem?

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Before the Clemson’s Sammy Watkins made a splash last year as a the nation’s best freshman wide receiver, the Tigers had another talented wide receiver on their roster, DeAndre Hopkins. In 2010 Hopkins as freshman led the Tigers with 52 receptions for 637 and made several of his own freshman All-American lists that year. Watkins …

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Apr
17
2012

Athlon ranks the ACC Running Backs

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Need a little spring time ACC discussion? Check out Athlon’s ranking of the ACC running backs. Now I’ll be ranking the ACC positions on offense and defense in addition to running backs later this summer. I usually start those rankings in June, but for now Athlon will get the conversation started, and here are my initial impressions …

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Apr
16
2012

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere April 16, 2012

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You’d think in mid to late April we’d be running a little short of things to talk about in the ACC. Nope… we got spring football, basketball articles, and a story on one terrible day 5 years ago. OK let’s get into what the ACC bloggers have got going on. Tomahawk nation says use Florida …

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Apr
15
2012

ACC Spring Games and ACC Championships

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Sorry just a short post for tonight… Had some things going on this weekend that kept me from following the sports world the way I normally do. That said we’ll resume regular blogging tomorrow. In the meantime there were several ACC Spring games played on Saturday.  You can check out a summary of the games at theACC.com’s …

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Apr
13
2012

Just how important is the ACC’s upcoming TV Deal?

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I don’t think anyone will argue that the upcoming deal is very important to the future of the ACC, but I believe it’s more than just important. It might just mean entire future of the ACC as we currently know it. How did I come to this conclusion? Well, recently I had a lively conversation …

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Apr
12
2012

Breaking down the conferences and the top 100 College Basketball Recruits of 2012.

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Recently 2 of the nation’s top recruits Shabazz Muhammad and Nerlens Noel made their college choices known. Muhammad is headed to UCLA and Noel to Kentucky. That means 91 of the top 100 high school basketball players have made their college choice. Here is the top 100 list from CNNSI. Even in the one and done era you win with talent. …

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Apr
11
2012

Ranking the ACC Basketball Coaches

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I’m kind of Petrinoed out at the moment. I think the rest of internet has it pretty well covered. Bold move by Arkansas, it showed that some schools are more interested in the integrity of their programs than just winning footballs games. Now ask the question again if the Razorbacks go 7-6. I don’t envy Arkansas’s AD Jeff Long… he …

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