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Monthly Archive: September 2014

Sep
30
2014

Podcast – @HokieSmash and @TalkinACCSports with guests @ztevans and @treadmillhorse review Week 5 and preview Week 6 in #ACC football.

@HokieSmash and I (@TalkinACCSports) are joined by podcast favorites @ztevans (Zach Evans) and @treadmillhorse in a look back at week 5 in ACC football on this podcast. We also preview week 6 in the ACC. Be sure to check out @treadmillhorse‘s fine blog www.threadmillhorse.com covering Virginia Tech sports. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. You can also find this …

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Sep
29
2014

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere September 29, 2014.

We are starting to get into thick of the ACC conference races. Let’s get right into it with our ACC bloggers. Recently I wrote an article about the ACC football getting solid primetime slots this year.   The blog ACC Prescription  goes into additional describing the ACC’s television coverage this year. If you are an ACC football …

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Sep
28
2014

Ranking the Power 5 Football Conferences after week 5

The ACC was this week’s big loser part 2. The Pac 12 is starting to gain ground on the SEC, and the Big 10 is back in the playoff mix. We’ll give each conference a relative strength value 1-10. 1) SEC – 9 The SEC West is awesome. I mean it’s as good as any …

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Sep
28
2014

10 quick takes on the ACC after week 5.

The ACC backed up a forgettable week 4 with another forgettable week 5. We assess the damage and more in this week’s 10 quick takes on the ACC. 1) Florida State won’t just be turning it on this year. Remember last season when Boston College pushed Florida State, and then Seminoles just turned on switch …

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Sep
27
2014

Georgia Tech football after 4 games in 2014 : Fraud or For Real?

As Georgia Tech moves into a week 5 BYE, they sit a surprising 4-0, after a win at Virginia Tech. Could this be a 2011 like season when Georgia Tech started the year 6-0, and then promptly lost 5 of their last 7 games?  The big question on everyone’s mind if are they a fraud …

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Sep
24
2014

ACC football is getting solid television coverage this year.

For years it seemed extremely rare that the ACC had a primetime national TV game. There was always the Labor Day game, FSU\Clemson (mostly due to the Bowden Bowl storyline), maybe FSU\Miami, and maybe a couple of other primetime games. This year though there seems to quite a few more ACC teams being featured in …

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Sep
23
2014

Podcast – @HokieSmash @WillsWorldMN & @ztevans review Week 4 and preview Week 5 in #ACC football.

@HokieSmash, @WillsWorldMN and @ztevans look back at week 4 and preview week 5 in ACC football on this podcast.  I wasn’t able to join this week due to a little vacationing for me. Big thanks to blog friends @WillsWorldMN and @ztevans for filling in and helping out @HokieSmash this week. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. You can …

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Sep
23
2014

Other team candidates for Clemsoning type entries in the Urban Dictionary.

Ah Clemson… despite wins in recent years over LSU, Georgia, Auburn, Ohio State and FSU the term Clemsoning lives on after a gut-wrenching loss to the Seminoles where seemingly the Tigers had the game won. Clemsoning – The act of delivering an inexplicably disappointing performance, usually within the context of a college football season. I’ve normally equated “Clemsoning” to having inexplicable …

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Sep
22
2014

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere September 22, 2014.

The roller coaster ACC season continues. I’ve got to get the ACC bloggers take on things… There hasn’t been a lot of good things to talk about when it comes to Georgia Tech football in recent years, but Saturday victory over Virginia Tech was one of the programs biggest wins in quite awhile. Yellow Jacket …

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Sep
21
2014

Ranking the Power 5 Football Conferences after week 4

The ACC was this week’s big loser, but Florida State remained right in the middle of the playoff picture. The SEC also took a bit of a hit, and the Big 10 doesn’t have an awful weekend. We’ll give each conference a relative strength value 1-10. 1) SEC – 9 The SEC is clearly the …

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Sep
21
2014

10 quick takes on the ACC after week 4.

The ACC had a rough week out of conference. There is no question about it. We are going to get into that and several other takes on the ACC for week 4. 1) Florida State shows tremendous resolve It was a war of attrition between Florida State and Clemson, an ugly game with a ton …

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Sep
18
2014

ACC has non-conference football success.

Good to see the ACC try and do a little football self-promotion. Check out this article from the ACC Website celebrating some of the ACC’s football success this year. I knew the ACC had more top 10 OOC wins (2) than all other conference’s, but I didn’t know they led all conferences with top 10 OOC …

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Sep
16
2014

Podcast – @HokieSmash & @TalkinACCSports review Week 3 and preview Week 4 in #ACC football.

@HokieSmash and I @TalkinACCSports  look back at week 3 and preview week 4 in ACC football on this podcast.  We had a lot to cover in this podcast, so we hope you enjoy it! To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. You can also find this most recent podcast and all our other podcasts on …

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Sep
15
2014

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere September 9, 2014.

ACC Blogger time! Let’s see what’s out there this week… Let’s starting with the ACC Team of the week Boston College. We have to see what their bloggers are up to after that stirring upset win over USC. BC Blog SoaringtoGlory asks where does the win rank all-time in Boston College history?  Virginia Tech blog …

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Sep
15
2014

12 Awesome College Tailgating Traditions

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Sep
14
2014

Ranking the Power 5 Football Conferences after week 3

More shakeup in college football’s week 3. Where are the conferences standing, and who is in position to make the playoffs? We’ll give each conference a relative strength value 1-10. 1) SEC – 9.5 The SEC stepped out of conference this week and the results were mixed. Tennessee never looked like they really could compete …

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