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Monthly Archive: July 2017

Jul
31
2017

Podcast – @Hokiesmash_ASD and @TalkinACCSports preview 2017 Wake Forest Football with @Robert_Reinhard and @MKellyCFP

@Hokiesmash_ASD and myself @TalkinACCSports  discuss Wake Forest football with podcast guest @Robert_Reinhard of the excellent Wake Forest blog BloggerSoDear. We also had a home run of a guest host in Wake Forest Alum, former ACC Associate Commissioner, and current COO of the College Football Playoffs (Michael Kelly) @MKellyCFP . In addition you can subscribe to the Podcast on ITUNES …

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Jul
31
2017

The NCAA gets it wrong yet again…..

Good evening ACC fans. As we sit here the NCAA gets another issue so terribly wrong, it shows how incapable of changing with the times and who’s rules are stuck in the stone age. To prove my point, I’m not talking about the University of North Carolina case, or Baylor, or Ole Miss. No, I’m …

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Jul
30
2017

Best and Worst case record for Louisville football in 2017

Best / Worse Case Record for : Virginia | Miami | Duke | Georgia Tech | Boston College | Pittsburgh | Florida State | Virginia Tech | NC State | Clemson | Syracuse | North Carolina | Wake Forest Louisville Last year the Louisville spent the first two months of the season looking like a playoff team. Led by by the athletically gifted Lamar Jackson at QB, the Cardinals put up video game like numbers, …

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Jul
29
2017

Let’s find a television home for @dannykanell

A couple of tweets went out today that reminded me, I kind of miss Danny Kanell being on ESPN. Bama will probably come down hard on him. Like a series. Or the first snap. Week 1 or 2? Depends on the info gathered. #SEC https://t.co/bS1x1SWfIC — Danny Kanell (@dannykanell) July 29, 2017 Classic Kanell there. …

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Jul
29
2017

30th Anniversary of Many Hair Metal Stadium Jams

Good morning, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and college football fans everywhere!! Hopefully you’re all having a good weekend – and staying dry if you’re in the Washington, DC area (some parts of the DC area had as much as 6 inches of rain). So, I was thinking today of college football – the tradition of …

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Jul
28
2017

The nation’s best defensive lines in 2017 will be in the ACC.

Glad to see ESPN just caught on with what we told you a month earlier. The ACC is absolutley loaded at defensive line. ESPN says the nations’s best defensive lines will be in the ACC.  From that article is this quote. It’s hard to argue that any other conference has better defensive linemen and better defensive …

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Jul
26
2017

Ranking the 5 best Special Teams Players in the ACC for 2017.

  We’ve come to the conclusion of our ACC player rankings with our Special Team’s player rankings. We hope you’ve enjoyed the rankings. These rankings will be a little different, as instead of a write-up of the player we let highlights do the talking. Previous and Upcoming Rankings Quarterbacks | Running Backs | Wide Receivers | Offensive Linemen | Tight Ends | Defensive Linemen | Linebackers | Cornerbacks | Safeties …

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Jul
25
2017

How can Rivals.com say Paul Johnson has the second Hottest Seat in the ACC?

How can Rivals.com say Paul Johnson has second Hottest Seat in ACC? That’s a good question, because that’s exactly what they said in a recent article.  2. Paul Johnson, Georgia Tech: Johnson is 70-48 as a head coach at Tech coming off a 9-4 season, but some still think it’s time for a change after his 3-9 …

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Jul
24
2017

Podcast – @Hokiesmash_ASD and @TalkinACCSports preview 2017 Syracuse Football with @BH_Orange44

@Hokiesmash_ASD and myself @TalkinACCSports  discuss Syracuse football with past podcast guest @BH_Orange44 (Brian Harrison). Please check out Brian’s fine Syracuse blog orange44.blogspot.com. We were happy to Brian back! In addition you can subscribe to the Podcast on ITUNES to get the quickest updates! You can also find this most recent podcast and all our other podcasts on ITUNES …

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Jul
23
2017

Final Thoughts on the 2017 British Open : Jordan Spieth draws comparisons to all-time greats with British Open win.

Anytime you’re mentioned in the same sentence as Jack Nicklaus you are doing something right. Jordan Spieth after his stirring British Open win became the 2nd youngest player to win win 3 legs of the Grand Slam. Only Jack Nicklaus accomplished this feat at a younger age. Jordan Spieth doesn’t hit the furthest, or the …

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Jul
22
2017

Rest in Peace, Jim Vance

Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference fans. Hope you are having a good weekend where you are. Let me tell you something – people in the Washington, DC area love them some Jim Vance.  NBC4 news anchor, Jim Vance, was a Washington institution.  Vance was with NBC4 for 45 years as anchor (and 50 years overall)! …

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Jul
21
2017

Athlon ranks the ACC’s best running back tandems.

We have a quick for post tonight, but something that’s an interesting read as we get ready for the college football season. Check out Athlon’s ranking of the ACC best running back tandems. Agree or disagree with the rankings? Make sure you follow the All Sports Discussion Twitter account at @AllSportsDACC and please like our Facebook Page

Jul
20
2017

Around the #ACC Blogosphere For July 20, 2017

What’s happening with the ACC Bloggers this week? Clemson blog Rubbing the Rock tells us who will be Clemson’s top 5 offensive players for 2017. Need some ACC football previews? ACC Blog ACCNation.net has several ACC team previews including this one on Florida State. Virginia Tech blog GobblerCountry takes a look at the Hokies defensive …

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Jul
19
2017

ACC Football: 2017 All-ACC Preseason Football Team Announced

Thanks to @Hokiesmash_ASD for sending this press release. Clemson leads with five selections; Miami is next with four. GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Defending national champion Clemson leads all schools with five selections to the 2017 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Football Team announced on Wednesday. The team was selected by a vote of 167 media members …

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Jul
18
2017

Ranking the 5 best Safeties in the ACC for 2017.

Previous and Upcoming Rankings Quarterbacks | Running Backs | Wide Receivers | Offensive Linemen | Tight Ends | Defensive Linemen | Linebackers | Cornerbacks | Special Teams 1) Derwin James, Florida State Derwin James may not only be the best player on a talented FSU team, he may be the best player in a conference with the defending Heisman Trophy winner. There are people that think he could …

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Jul
17
2017

Florida State and Miami picked to win Divisions. FSU to win ACC.

Will Florida State and Miami finally meeting in the ACC Championship game? This was the hope by John Swofford when he brought Miami into the conference over a decade ago. .@FSU_Football leads #ACCFootball Preseason Poll; @CanesFootball projected as Coastal Division winner: https://t.co/2E5XltbAW1pic.twitter.com/5V8wIZrgi9 — ACC Football (@ACCFootball) July 17, 2017 Make sure you follow the All …

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