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Category Archive: College Football

Apr
12
2017

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

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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
10
2017

Podcast – @Hokiesmash_ASD & @TalkinACCSports preview 2017 Duke Football with @MikeKlineDSB

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@Hokiesmash_ASD and @TalkinACCSports are getting you prepared for football with our yearly ACC Football preview podcasts. We’re starting with @MikeKlineDSB  who joined us to talk Duke Football. @MikeKlineDSB has been on the podcast before and we always appreciate him joining us. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. In addition you can subscribe to the Podcast on …

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Apr
09
2017

Can’t find an ACC Spring Game (except FSU) on ESPN’s TV Networks? Neither can we.

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So this past Saturday, the defending national champion Clemson Tigers held their spring game. If you were looking on ESPN’s family of television networks you couldn’t find it anywhere. If you’re looking for the game later in the week as a replay you won’t find it anywhere there either. In fact, not a single ACC …

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Apr
02
2017

The #ACC Battle-Tested the North Carolina Tar Heels for the National Title Game

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Good afternoon, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans. Hope you are enjoying the last couple of days of NCAA men’s basketball.  The season comes to a close on Monday night when North Carolina takes on Gonzaga (@TalkinACCSports is right that we should be doubting Roy Williams). The big part of success in the NCAA men’s basketball …

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Mar
31
2017

Virginia Tech Football vs. West Virginia Moved to Primetime Television

2016.04.23. Spring Game at VT.

Good afternoon, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) football fans.  Just a quick most here on my birthday #FBF @VFull22 returned a blocked FG for a 74-yard TD in 2004. #Hokies down No. 6 WVU 19-13 at Lane Stadium. Via @ESPNCFB pic.twitter.com/tb6xnklxF5 — VT Football (@VT_Football) March 31, 2017   RIVALRY RENEWED – SEPT. 3 #Hokies vs. …

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Mar
30
2017

The NCAA won’t go to Las Vegas… Why???

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As I followed along as Mark Emmert’s news conference this evening from the Final Four, I noticed a what seems to be a throw away topic. Emmert stated that Las Vegas “will not be eligible for this round.” This got me to thinking. Why does the president of the NCAA believe that Las Vegas will …

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Mar
04
2017

How much money did Clemson make off the National Championship Game?

ACCBlog

  This is a interesting article from Tigernet a Clemson Tiger site, where they detail how much Clemson would make off their recent national championship.  There were a few noteworthy points from the TigerNet piece. 1) Clemson was provided an additional stipend of $750,000 for playoff travel by the ACC. 2) Clemson created and licensed their …

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Mar
03
2017

Around the #ACC Blogosphere For March 3, 2017

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Happy Friday, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans. Hope all is well in your world.  After this weekend, we will know the seeds for the ACC tournament – can’t wait for it all to start!! Let’s check in with our #ACC bloggers and see what is going on in ACC country: On an independent Virginia …

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Feb
27
2017

Podcast – @Hokiesmash_ASD and @TalkinACCSports talk ACC Basketball with @JamesIV1978

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@Hokiesmash_ASD and I @TalkinACCSports talk NC State basketball and basketball in this podcast. We were joined by James Cunningham ( @JamesIV1978 ), our newest site contributor and NC State fan. We were happy have @JamesIV1978 join us. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. In addition you can subscribe to the Podcast on ITUNES to get …

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Feb
26
2017

Biggest off-season storylines for each top 25 College Football team.

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Let’s check in on biggest off-season storyline for each top 25 team – from ESPN.  For the ACC teams, we follow here,  in the top 25 this is what ESPN had to say. 2. Florida State Seminoles How does the offense come together? Deondre Francois is solidified at quarterback, but there will be changes around him. Last year …

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Feb
24
2017

Around the #ACC Blogosphere for February 24, 2017

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 The ACC went from the weakest football conference in 2011 to the strongest 2016. What were some of the reasons it happened? ACC Blog ACCPrescription tells us.  Defending college football national champion Clemson has some great players to replaced. Clemson blog Rubbing the Rock has the top position battles to watch during Spring Practice.  I …

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Feb
13
2017

Podcast – @treadmillhorse and @TalkinACCSports recap NSD and talk ACC Basketball with @RivalsDave

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@Hokiesmash_ASD my normal podcast partner was under the weather this week. @treadmillhorse Dan Caro graciously filled in to join me @TalkinACCSports hosting the show. This week we had @RivalsDave  (Dave Lackford) Publisher for http://flavarsity.com  & http://KentuckyPreps.com  on http://Rivals.com . @RivalsDave was a former contributor here at the site, and we are thrilled to see him doing so well. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. …

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Feb
11
2017

NC State basketball…. How did we get here?

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As the Wolfpack fan base licks it’s wounds after another blow out loss, this time by 30 at Wake Forest, we are left to wonder how did we get here. When you look at the roster, you see talent up and down that bench. They have a Top 5 pick at point guard who is …

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Feb
06
2017

Around the #ACC Blogosphere for February 6, 2017

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  Time for the ACC Bloggers! ACC Blog ACCPerscription gives their best 3 ACC football game for each week of the 2017 football season. Clemson blog RubbingtheRock asks if Clemson can beat Florida State without Deshaun Watson.  Syracuse blog NunesMagician has former Cuse basketball player reactions to Jim Boeheim’s 1000th win.  It’s Duke and UNC …

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Feb
04
2017

SEC Schools receive over $40 Million from league in 2016, but is it really helping athletic performance?

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The entire realignment era from 2010 to mid 2016 was driven by one thing – money. Where can my program be financially secure? This past week the SEC the released that they distributed a whopping over $40 million per school as reported by CBSSportsline. Look at the revenue increases per year in the SEC. Frankly it’s …

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Feb
03
2017

One-Third of Paul Finebaum poll voters apparently didn’t watch the national title game.

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This is the poll that SEC Media Member Paul Finebaum put out to his twitter followers. Before I opened it I expected maybe a small delusional percentage, possibly 5% to actually say Alabama was better than Clemson even after the Tigers outscored 35-17, after spotting the Tide a 14-0 lead.  To my shock – at …

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