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Monthly Archive: July 2012

Jul
31
2012

Congratulations to the ACC Male and Female Athletes of the Year

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Good evening from all of us at All Sports Discussion.  Last week, I blogged about my votes for the 2011-2012 Anthony J. McKevlin and Mary Garber Awards, which go to the most outstanding male and female athletes, respectively.  You can see that post right here.  For the McKevlin Award, I voted for Luke Kuechly, a …

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Jul
31
2012

Our Q&A with former Virginia Tech linebacker, Vegas Robinson

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We are happy here at All Sports Discussion to have an interview with former Virginia Tech football player, Vegas Robinson ( he is at @Mr_Vegas6 on Twitter).  From 1999 to 2003, Vegas played linebacker for the Hokies.  In 2003, Vegas was 2nd-team All Big East. One of Vegas’ plays I remember the most was that …

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Jul
30
2012

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere July 30, 2012.

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It’s the last around the ACC Blogosphere for July. We’re in the homestretch before football season begins. OK Bloggers what do you have out there for us? Before we begin check out the ACC’s Olympic page. Find your school’s Olympic athletics and get updates on them. By the way if you see the Headlines stories, …

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Jul
29
2012

Ranking the 5 best Linebackers in the ACC for 2012.

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We keep moving on with our ACC player rankings by looking at the conference’s best linebackers. Let’s see who makes the list. Completed Rankings Running Backs | Quarterbacks | Wide Receivers | Tight Ends | Offensive Linemen | Defensive Linemen | Cornerbacks | Safeties | Special Teams 1) Kevin Reddick, North Carolina In the last few years the UNC defense has been dotted …

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Jul
29
2012

How would you rate NBC’s coverage of the Olympics so far?

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Ah it’s the opening weekend of the Olympics… USA! USA! USA! The Olympics are always fun to watch, and for me they’ll bridge the gap to football season. Anyways there was quite a lot of complaining on twitter today about the coverage by NBC. There was tape delay of some of the premier events like …

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Jul
26
2012

Our Q&A with former Virginia Tech defensive end, Corey Moore

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We are very happy here at All Sports Discussion to have an interview with former Virginia Tech football player, Corey Moore (@C_Murder56).  From 1997 to 1999, Corey played defensive end for the Hokies (he earned the Big East Defensive Player of the Year in 1998 and 1998). In 1999, Corey was honored with the Bronko …

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Jul
25
2012

My Vote For The 2011-2012 ACC Anthony J. McKevlin and Mary Garber Awards

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Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans.  Today marks a milestone for All Sports Discussion as one of the site’s writers (yours truly @HokieGuru) will be making his first vote for a 2011-2012 ACC postseason honor.  Members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA) vote on the top male and female athletes of the year …

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Jul
25
2012

ACCDN’s report on the All-ACC team.

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I got one question… How often will Clemson’s WR Sammy Watkins the offense’s top vote-getter be matched against with NC State’s DB David Amerson the defense’s top vote-getter when Clemson and NC State play each other later this year? Become a fan of the ACC on Facebook and follow the ACC on Twitter .

Jul
24
2012

Ask a Blogger Series – ACC Atlantic Division Question of the Week – Coaches Hot Seat

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Good morning from @HokieGuru and all of us at All Sports Discussion.  We’re continuing our Ask a Blogger Series, but it will be modified as our Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Question of the Week.  This will be a bi-weekly series for each of our blogger representatives from the Coastal and Atlantic Divisions until the season …

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Jul
23
2012

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere July 23, 2012.

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The ACC released their pre-season favorites to win the divisions (Florida State and Virginia Tech), the conference championship winner (Florida State) and the player of the year favorite Clemson’s Sammy Watkins. @HokieGuru sent this to me early in the day… with his ACC press releases, but unfortunately I couldn’t get to a computer to post earlier. Also the ACC put out …

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Jul
23
2012

Final Thoughts on the 2012 British Open as Ernie Els turns back the clock for a riveting win.

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I’m feeling pretty smart right about now. I think I said as part of the British Open preview here to keep an eye on Ernie Els.  Then he goes out and wins the whole darn thing for his 4th career major. Els’s recent putting struggles have been well documented. His career even with 3 previous majors …

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Jul
22
2012

2012 ACC Football Media Days starts Sunday June 22. (updated)

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Just a short post this evening. Sunday starts the ACC football media days and I have a couple of links for you that have things covered. Here’s the ACC’s official Media Days site and the ACC Kickoff twitter page.  This means football is right around the corner. Updated 7/22 11:00 PM Now that @HokieGuru has become a member …

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Jul
20
2012

Ranking the 5 best Defensive Linemen in the ACC for 2012.

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We’ve finished looking at the best offensive players in the ACC, and now it’s time to turn our attention the defense. Who are the ACC’s leading players on that side of the ball starting with the defensive linemen? Completed Rankings Running Backs | Quarterbacks | Wide Receivers | Tight Ends | Offensive Linemen | Linebackers | Cornerbacks | Safeties | Special Teams 1) Brandon Jenkins, …

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Jul
19
2012

Syracuse and Pittsburgh to join the ACC in 2013-2014

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Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and college sports fans.  Looks like Syracuse and Pittsburgh will join the ACC much sooner than expected.  This is good news for the ACC. According to the Associated Press, Syracuse will join the ACC on July 1, 2013 (a year earlier than expected).  Under the terms of the agreement, …

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Jul
18
2012

Ask a Blogger Series – ACC Question of the Week (Coastal Division) – Coaches Hot Seat

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Good evening from @HokieGuru and all of us at All Sports Discussion.  We continue our Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Question of the Week with blogger representatives from the Coastal and Atlantic Divisions. Today, we interview six blogger representatives from the Coastal Division.  Their bios are below: @ztevans:  Evans is from Princeton, NC and currently attends …

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Jul
17
2012

Q&A With Former Virginia Tech Sprinter, Aunye’ Boone

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We are happy here at All Sports Discussion to have an interview with former Virginia Tech athlete, Aunye’ Boone.  From 2009 to 2012, Boone was a sprinter for the Virginia Tech women’s track and field team.  She had an excellent career (and you can see the results of her career on the roster profile at …

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