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Monthly Archive: October 2013

Oct
15
2013

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere October 15, 2013.

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)

It’s the week the ACC has been pointing to all year. Clemson vs Florida State #3 vs #5, Heisman trophy quarterbacks, National TV, Gameday… What more could a  college football fan ask for? Of course we have to check in with Clemson and Florida State blogs first this week… Tomahawknation asks is this year’s Clemson …

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Oct
15
2013

Could the ACC have too many teams eligible for Bowl Games?

It feels like yesterday we were waiting for college football to start, and yet the reality is that the season is halfway done. As the year began how many thought that the Atlantic Coast Conference would have two teams in the Top 5, or three in the Top 10? Less than two months ago who …

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Oct
14
2013

Happy Columbus Day – Atlantic Coast Conference Football Power Poll – October 14, 2013

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Good evening everyone – from All Sports Discussion.  Hope you all had a great Columbus Day Weekend.  We got you covered for great Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports coverage – as my friend Jeff (@TalkinACCSports) we love sports – but we’re even bigger fans of the ACC. It’s our third week operating the All Sports …

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Oct
13
2013

Paul Johnson’s poor recruiting at Georgia Tech has caught up with him.

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All year we’ve talked about the success of ACC Football this season. At the moment there are 4 ranked ACC teams, 3 in the top 10, and a major showcase top 5 match up upcoming with Clemson and Florida State set to battle on October 19. Miami is ranked 10th, and Virginia Tech broke into …

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Oct
12
2013

The ACC, Big 10, Big 12, and Pac 12 better push for a strong conference champion component in the new 4 team playoff.

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The exact format of the 4 team playoff has yet to be determined. If you are a conference representative for anyone not named the SEC, you better push for a strong conference champion component. It’s obviously in the best interest of the SEC to simply have a formula that says these are the 4 best …

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Oct
11
2013

Handing out ACC Mid-Season Awards – Special Podcast with @HokieSmash and @TalkinACCSports

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@HokieSmash and I  @TalkinACCSports ) podcast on the ACC for the 2nd time this week, but with good reason. It’s time to hand out some ACC Mid-Season awards! To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. Now to the Mid-Season Awards Show! Mid-Season Most Valuable Offensive Player for the Coastal and Atlantic Divisions Mid-Season Most …

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Oct
11
2013

ACC Picks for Week Seven

Pittsburgh (3-1 ~ 2-1 ACC) at Virginia Tech (5-1 ~ 2-0 ACC) 12:00 p.m. EST (ESPNU) VA Tech favored by 9 AllSportsDiscussion Rankings: #6 Pitt vs #4 Va Tech Newly arrived in the Atlantic Coast Conference Pitt is going to try to give Va Tech’s first conference loss of the season. In order to do …

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Oct
10
2013

Atlantic Coast Conference Football Power Poll – October 10, 2013

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Good evening everyone – from All Sports Discussion – hope you are doing well.  First, we know that some of our readers live in the Washington, DC/Suburban, MD/Northern (and other parts of the country) have been called back from furlough and are now working back in our nation’s federal government. That’s good news!! We also …

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Oct
10
2013

@A_E_M rant of the day for 10/10/2013 – The NCAA and recruiting

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The latest from contributor @A_E_M One of the great things that bloggers like myself do is surf the net reading about their favorite teams or sports. Most of those articles I agree with, some I do not, and then there is the ones that make me shake my head and those I write about as “My …

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Oct
09
2013

It’s Finally Here!!! Virginia Tech vs. Tennessee at Bristol Motor Speedway!!!

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Virginia Tech fans – it’s finally here!!! Let’s cut to the chase here: For years, we have wanted to play Tennessee in a regular season match up – this is something that should have happened a long time time ago (schools are 233 miles apart)!!! We should be playing an entire series over six years …

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Oct
09
2013

16 years ago today we remember the day Dean Smith retired.

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I’d like to welcome our newest contributor @A_E_M. He is a long time UNC Tar Heel fan and also writes for http://isportsweb.com/. We look forward to more insights from  @A_E_M. Enjoy! If you have watched college basketball for as long as I have, you have to admit there have been a lot of great moments. Being …

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Oct
08
2013

Week 6 Review and Week 7 Preview of ACC football – Podcast with @HokieSmash @TalkinACCSports and @STH_Hokie

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@HokieSmash returns and is back with me ( @TalkinACCSports ) this week on the ACC podcast. We have a special guest @STH_Hokie  joining us. Please give him a follow a twitter. We review Week 6 and gets you ready for week 7 in ACC Football. There are also a couple of new special segments we hope you enjoy. To download …

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Oct
07
2013

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere October 7, 2013.

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We have to check in on our ACC Bloggers today. Here goes! How about some news and notes from Tomahawknation after Florida State’s destruction of Maryland this past weekend. What do you say about such a performance when you are on the other end of a 63-0 loss? Ask TestudoTimes.  Clemson blog ShakintheSouthland was pleased with …

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Oct
06
2013

Why are North Carolina’s ACC football teams so bad?

Belk Bowl - Louisville v North Carolina State

It’s been a good year in the ACC. Clemson and Florida State are in the thick of the national title chase. Miami is undefeated and in the top 15. Virginia Tech has moved into the top 25. There are marquee wins over Georgia and Florida. Yes it’s been a good year in the ACC unless …

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Oct
06
2013

Florida State, Clemson, Miami and Virginia Tech have separated from the rest of the ACC.

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)

The ACC never needed to be great from top to bottom to start gaining respect as a football conference. What they needed was for a group of teams to start separating themselves from the rest of the conference. In the last 2 years Florida State and Clemson were already very much doing that. That’s was …

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Oct
03
2013

Week 6 Preview of ACC football – Podcast with @DukeBlogMKline and @TalkinACCSports

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@HokieSmash couldn’t participate this week on the podcast, so we have @DukeBlogMKline joining me ( @TalkinACCSports ) on our Week 6 ACC Podcast that reviews Week 5 and gets you ready for week 6 in ACC Football. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. We really appreciate @DukeBlogMKline coming on and sharing his thoughts on ACC Football for this …

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