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Monthly Archive: September 2014

Sep
14
2014

10 quick takes on the ACC after week 3.

The ACC continues to look solid from top to Wake Forest. While this week didn’t match last week’s success, and there was the hiccup by Virginia Tech overall it was another good week led by Boston College’s huge upset win over USC. Again the ACC avoided any major upsets OOC, outside of the previously mentioned …

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Sep
11
2014

Podcast – @HokieSmash & @TalkinACCSports review Week 2 and preview Week 3 in #ACC football with @JoshParcell

@HokieSmash and I @TalkinACCSports  look back at week 2 and preview week 3 in ACC football on this podcast. We have a special guest for you, @JoshParcell. Josh is employed in the television sports media industry and is a graduate of Virginia Tech. He has a wealth of college football knowledge. Please give @JoshParcell a follow. He provided great insights into …

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Sep
09
2014

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere September 9, 2014.

Virginia Tech is deservedly the story of the week. Their win at Ohio State will end up being one of the best wins of the season. With that said, we’re going to start our articles around the ACC  Blogoshere with Virginia Tech. They earned it Hokie blog Gobbler Country asks is this the dawn of …

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Sep
08
2014

Should the College Football Playoff Committee separate teams from their conferences?

When the Big 10 face planted with a disastrous Saturday, the questions started immediately. Was the Big 10 was out of the playoff race already? The weekend was so bad Big 10 commissioner Jim Delany felt compelled to defend his conference. “You want to make sure the narrative and the facts are aligned at the …

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Sep
07
2014

Ranking the Power 5 Football Conferences after week 2

It’s only week 2, and the Big 10 has been virtually eliminated from the 4 team playoff race. Find out why, and if they have any kind of shot to get back into the playoff chase. We’ll give each conference a relative strength value 1-10. 1) SEC – 9.5 The SEC had a light week, …

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Sep
07
2014

10 quick takes on the ACC after week 2.

Week 2 in the ACC was one of those weekends, that makes John Swofford smile. It was undefeated Saturday for the conference capped off by Virginia Tech’s return to national relevancy with their victory at Ohio State. Let’s get to the 10 quick takes on the ACC for Week 2. 1) Welcome back Virginia Tech, …

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Sep
05
2014

Virginia Tech gets their chance to make a statement against Ohio State.

Earlier this summer, I thought the Virginia Tech/Ohio State game would be a nice little non-conference game. One where Virginia Tech would hopefully play well, then get back to the business of trying to win the ACC Coastal Division. A lot has changed since then. The Buckeye’s star QB Braxton Miller is out with an …

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Sep
04
2014

Podcast – @HokieSmash & @TalkinACCSports review Week 1 and preview Week 2 in #ACC football with @Sickofpaying

@HokieSmash and I @TalkinACCSports  look back at week 1 and preview week 2 in ACC football on this podcast. We had a couple special guests this week, brothers James and Patrick of @SickofPaying. Are you interested in sports handicapping, then this is the show for you! Please give James and Patrick a follow. They know their college football, …

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Sep
02
2014

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere September 2, 2014.

Well week 1 is in the books college football. Some ACC teams are feeling pretty good about things, while others would love a reset on the season. Let’s find out what the ACC Bloggers think. Clemson Blog ShakintheSouthland asks where does Clemson go from here after the loss to Georgia. They echoed a lot of …

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Sep
01
2014

Ranking the Power 5 Football Conferences after week 1

With the new 4 team playoffs starting, conference strength is going to scrutinized more than ever. You think SEC chest pumping was bad before you haven’t seen anything yet. Their fans overdo it, no question, but having the other teams in your conference do well especially out of conference matters. In addition there will be …

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Sep
01
2014

A Book Review of David Teel’s Press Pass

Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans.  I know you are all glad that college football is here (Jeff and I were dying those first three weeks of August lol).  We are very thankful that college football is back. Over the summer, I needed something to occupy the time before college football starts.  As …

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