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Monthly Archive: April 2017

Apr
21
2017

The 3 Best Major OOC Sports Moments of last 5 years for Syracuse, Clemson, and Virginia Tech

Recently we had an article discussing how the ACC was in the midst of a golden age for it’s major sports.  That piece got me thinking in those major sports – football, baseball, basketball (men’s and women’s) what were the 3 biggest moments for each ACC school the last 5 years? We’re going to to take three …

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Apr
20
2017

If Boston College is to turn around their athletics, they took the first step today…

Hi all you ACC fans out there… If you haven’t already heard, Boston College has hired it’s new Athletic Director, Martin Jarmond. Now, for those who don’t know who that is or why this is important let me explain. Martin Jarmond was the deputy athletic director at Ohio State University. More importantly Jarmond was in …

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Apr
19
2017

Around the #ACC Blogosphere For April 19, 2017

10 years ago tragedy struck the Virginia Tech campus. Here’s some perspective from Hokie blog GobblerCountry as they remember that sad day. FSU blog Tomahawknation tells us how FSU Defender Derwin James can win the 2017 Heisman Trophy.  After Georgia Tech’s surprising basketball season., Yellow Jacket blog FromtheRumbleSeat looks at next year’s possible roster.  How did Louisville’s …

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Apr
18
2017

The 3 Best Major OOC Sports Moments of last 5 years for Duke, Pittsburgh, and Miami

Recently we had an article discussing how the ACC was in the midst of a golden age for it’s major sports.  That piece got me thinking in those major sports – football, baseball, basketball (men’s and women’s) what were the 3 biggest moments for each ACC school the last 5 years? We’re going to to take three …

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Apr
17
2017

Well, here we go again – Thoughts on UNC and NC State threat to leave ACC (House Bill 728)

Hello All, Well, here we are again! The North Carolina General Assembly has decided to throw some potential chaos into the ACC and college sports in general. For those who haven’t heard, Mark Brody (Republican District 55 Anson Co. Union Co) has introduced House Bill 728. The importance of HB 728 is that it states …

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Apr
16
2017

A Very Heartfelt Letter from University of Virginia President, Teresa Sullivan

  Good morning, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans.  Happy Easter wherever you are!   We stand with @virginia_tech. President Sullivan’s letter to President Sands: https://t.co/31PmxOSqp9 pic.twitter.com/RA1RqtkAAJ — UVA (@UVA) April 16, 2017 I read this letter this morning from the University of Virginia President, Teresa Sullivan.  It was wonderful.  Please read every word. God …

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Apr
16
2017

Happy Easter from all of us at @AllSportsDACC

  Good morning, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans. Happy Easter from all of us at All Sports Discussion.  Enjoy this day with your families. Make you follow the All Sports Discussion Twitter account at @AllSportsDACC and please like our Facebook Page

Apr
16
2017

Legislation Proposes that #UNC and #NCState Leave Conference if #ACC Boycotts State of North Carolina

Woof.   North Carolina lawmakers file bill that would pull #UNC + #NCState from @theACC if #ACC boycotts the state again after #HB2 fallout. @myfox8 pic.twitter.com/6xDhUZGFvz — Alex Rose (@AlexRoseNews) April 12, 2017   Let’s get right to the point of this legislation (HB 728):  Republican representatives Bert Jones, Chris Millis, Mark Brody and Jeff Collins …

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Apr
16
2017

2017 Director’s Cup Standings – Final Winter Update

Good morning, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans.  Happy Easter!! College football and men’s basketball are over now – but we got the @AllSportsDACC spring football podcast series up and running – and it’s live!!! Make sure you check it out. Many of you might not have heard of the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. It is …

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Apr
16
2017

Las Vegas Journal Report: Desiree Reed-Francois agrees to become UNLV’s athletic director

Happy Easter, everyone!! The mark of an excellent athletic director or coach is that he starts to develop a web of hires around the country.  You always see, for example, the Coach K coaching tree (look at Steve Wojciechowski at Marquette or Chris Collins at Northwestern). Virginia Tech’s Whit Babcock now appears to have that …

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Apr
15
2017

The 3 Best Major OOC Sports Moments of last 5 years for Georgia Tech, Virginia, and UNC

Recently we had an article discussing how the ACC was in the midst of a golden age for it’s major sports.  That piece got me thinking in those major sports – football, baseball, basketball (men’s and women’s) what were the 3 biggest moments for each ACC school the last 5 years? We’re going to to take …

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Apr
15
2017

Former @AllSportsDACC Contributors – Where are they now?

When I started this blog way back 2011 just to get my thoughts out on the ACC Sports primarily, I never imagined it would have thousands of reads with a podcast with all the great guests we’ve had. @Hokiesmash_ASD   has done so much work organizing that over the years. @JamesIV1978, our newest contributor, is current …

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Apr
15
2017

Does Division I football as we know it survive?

We are a day out since the NCAA passed some new rules that effect college football. The first rule is the early signing period, which allows for an early signing day. That “early signing period” allows kids to sign their LOI in December instead of February. This rule just allows for coaches to cherry pick …

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Apr
14
2017

NCAA Approves Early Football Signing Period, and other recruiting changes.

You never know with the NCAA, but I’m all for an early signing period changes. It now seems an early signing period is on the way, according to this article from CBSSportsline where you can see all of the proposed recruiting changes. I feel this is good especially for the non-recruiting powers, who often lose recruits …

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Apr
12
2017

Florida State and Virginia Tech schedule showcase 2018 Labor Day Game.

One of the best, maybe the best feature of the ACC’s Television contract with ESPN, is the exclusive Labor Day Game, that just about always features an ACC team. Going back the last few years, here are the ACC Teams that have had that Labor Day Game. These games usually have great ratings are great exposure …

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Apr
11
2017

Check out those NFL Mock Drafts for 2017

Just a quick post for tonight. The NFL draft isn’t far off, and will start on April 27. Let’s check out some of those mock drafts. NFL.com Mock Draft CBSSportsline Mock Draft USAToday Mock Draft SI.Com Mock Draft SBNation Mock Draft Make sure you follow the All Sports Discussion Twitter account at @AllSportsDACC and please like our Facebook …

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