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Monthly Archive: October 2016

Oct
31
2016

Podcast – @Hokiesmash and @TalkinACCSports talk ACC Basketball and Football with ESPN’s Anish Shroff – @AnishESPN

@Hokiesmash and myself @TalkinACCSports had a the privilege of having Anish Schroff – @AnishESPN  of ESPN join us to talk ACC Basketball, ACC Football, and the ACC Network. @AnishESPN is wealth of knowledge and college athletic’s insight, and this was a great podcast. We hope you enjoy it. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. …

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Oct
30
2016

ACC Issues institutional Fines for Actions by Florida State’s Fisher and Pitt’s Narduzzi

Thanks to @Hokiesmash for sending this ACC Press Release. The Atlantic Coast Conference issued public reprimands of Florida State head football coach Jimbo Fisher and Pitt head football coach Pat Narduzzi for violating the ACC Sportsmanship Policy following Florida State’s game against Clemson on October 29, and Pitt’s game against Virginia Tech on October 27, …

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Oct
30
2016

Ranking the Power 5 Football Conferences after week 9 with Playoff Analysis.

Let me point out on my philosophy on these rankings – your most recent  OOC results count a lot, and you’ll see me reference that throughout the season. We’ll give each conference a relative strength value 1-10. Let me explain my relative rankings 0-5 : Conference lacks depth no elite teams 6-7: Conference lacks depth, …

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Oct
30
2016

Clemson has the best resume in college football after beating Florida State.

Right now after the games of October 30th, the Clemson Tigers have the best resume in college football. It is is better than Alabama’s who has one very good home win against Texas A&M. Tennessee, Arkansas and Ole Miss have all fallen apart down the stretch. Michigan hasn’t beat anyone of note other than maybe …

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Oct
29
2016

Boston College Gets Needed #ACC Football Win

  This will be a quick post here, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans. The Boston College Eagles got their first ACC football win in almost two years (h/t @BCHysteria): It’s happened. The streak is over. Boston College finally won an ACC game today, as the Eagles went down to Raleigh and took out the …

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Oct
29
2016

A Disappointing Loss for Wake Forest to Army

Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans.  Hope you are all doing well. Make sure you check out the ACC coverage here at @AllSportsDACC.  @TalkinACCSports (Jeffrey Fann) and I have been cranking out a lot of material out there in the blogosphere. Today, Wake Forest lost to Army.  While this was a disappointing loss for …

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Oct
29
2016

Mark Richt channels his inner Al Golden with loss to Notre Dame.

There were coaches we said on this blog were good hires – Justin Fuente at Virginia Tech, Dino Babers at Syracuse, and Bronco Mendenhall at Virginia. Virginia Tech is leading the Coastal Division race. Syracuse looks resurgent, and is threatening to make a bowl. Mendhehall is showing glimpses that he could eventually right the ship …

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Oct
29
2016

Was loss to Boston College, the last straw in Dave Doeren’s NC State tenure?

This won’t be a long post, because there isn’t much to add. Boston College hadn’t won an ACC football game since November 29, 2014. Saturday they beat NC State 21-14 in an embarrassing home loss for the Wolfpack. I’m not taking anything away from BC. Those players could have quit long ago, but they didn’t. …

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Oct
29
2016

Virginia plays hearts out, but Heisman front-runner Lamar Jackson leads Louisville to victory.

Virginia vs Louisville was probably the one of the best under the radar games I’ve seen all year. Virginia for several years has been one of the worst ACC football programs. They hired the high successful Bronco Mendenhall out of BYU. Mendenhall’s teams were know for toughness and physical play. We knew that would be …

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Oct
29
2016

Underappreciated Justin Thomas carries Georgia Tech to win over Duke.

In a conference with quarterbacks Lamar Jackson, Deshaun Watson, Jerod Evans, Mitch Tribusky,  Eric Dungey, Deondre Francois, and Brad Kaaya among others, Georgia Tech’s Justin has gotten lost in the shuffle. The senior has been the heart and soul of Georgia Tech football for the last few years. He just never quits, and he’s usually …

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Oct
29
2016

Former Player Suing University of Virginia For Football Hazing Incident

  Good afternoon, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans. Just finished watching the University of Virginia home game vs. the #5 Louisville Cardinals. Head football coach, Bronco Mendenhall is beginning to change the culture of the football team on the field – the Hoos almost defeated the Cards today in the noon national game on ABC. …

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Oct
29
2016

Florida State AD comments on future ACC Network earnings.

While every fan of an ACC schools was happy with the ACC Network and extended Grant of Rights, we’ve all been wondering about those possible earnings. Well, we now we have our first discussion on that. From Warchant.com here are some comments from FSU AD Stan Wilcox. FSU A.D. Stan Wilcox tells trustees new ACC …

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Oct
28
2016

NCAA.com says ACC will be strongest basketball conference in 2016-2017.

  Even though we’ve been focused on football here at the @AllSportsDACC  blog, we haven’t forgot the college basketball season is right around the corner. NCAA.com says the ACC looks like the country’s best basketball conference. That sounds about right to me. http://www.ncaa.com/news/basketball-men/article/2016-10-26/college-basketball-preview-acc-looks-strongest-conference Make sure you follow the All Sports Discussion Twitter account at @AllSportsDACC and please like …

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Oct
28
2016

The Heinz Curse is Over – and the Virginia Tech – Pittsburgh Rivalry is For Real

Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans. I hope you watched Virginia Tech’s Thursday night road game at Pittsburgh.  It was intense and that rivalry, which was fostered in the Big East, has now carried over to the ACC.  It was so intense, that I was originally going to write a blog post solely about …

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Oct
28
2016

Unconscionable Environment for Sexual Assault Victims at Baylor University

Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans. Another Friday afternoon, another Baylor news release on the unconscionable environment for women at Baylor University.  Women who were not protected, but instead retaliated against by the Baylor University administration. According to a Wall Street Journal report, The sexual-violence scandal at Baylor University that cost its celebrated …

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Oct
27
2016

Virginia Tech can start making reservations for Orlando after defeating Pittsburgh.

I’m calling it. The Coastal Division race ended Thursday after Virginia Tech defeated Pittsburgh. The Hokies moved 4-1 in the ACC. They hold the tie-breaker over Pittsburgh, UNC, and Miami. All have lost to the Hokies. The remaining ACC schedule is Duke, Georgia Tech, and Virginia. Duke hasn’t won an ACC game this year. Georgia …

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