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Category Archive: College Football

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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Feb
03
2017

Giving year-end final grades to the ACC Atlantic Division football coaches.

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Before we completely close the door on the 2016 football season, let’s hand out some grades for the ACC coaching efforts for the 2016 season. I have a feeling given the ACC’s fine football season, there’s going to be a lot of good grades handed out. Sometimes most of the class does well. Coastal Coaching …

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Feb
02
2017

NC State’s so called AD “problem” shouldn’t be one.

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I am an NC State fan. I will not hide it, so I understand that my views are colored through this fact. In my fandom I have made a lot of comments in frustration. I have called for the head of the football coach, probably to soon, and I have thrown my hands up in …

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Feb
01
2017

Around the #ACC Blogosphere for February 1, 2017 (National Signing Day Edition)

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      Wednesday was national signing day. How did your team make out? Let’s check in on some of the ACC Bloggers. It was class full of Blue Chippers at Florida State. FSU Blog Tomahawknation tells us all about another great class for Jimbo Fisher.  How about a taking a look at the instant …

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Jan
31
2017

Giving year-end final grades to the ACC Coastal Division football coaches.

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Before we completely close the door on the 2016 football season, let’s hand out some grades for the ACC coaching efforts for the 2016 season. I have a feeling given the ACC’s fine football season, there’s going to be a lot of good grades handed out. Sometimes most of the class does well. Atlantic Division …

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Jan
29
2017

Podcast – @Hokiesmash_ASD and @TalkinACCSports talk with College Football Playoff COO @MKellyCFP

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@Hokiesmash_ASD and myself @TalkinACCSports had a guest on Sunday evening. Mike Kelly ( @MKellyCFP ) College Football Playoff COO took time out to join us. We really appreciated @MKellyCFP  joining us. If you ever wanted to have some insight into the College Football Playoff, this podcast is for you. To download the audio file of this podcast, …

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Jan
28
2017

Five Positives About the #ACC Football Schedule

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Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) football fans.  Hope you having fun watching some ACC hoops this weekend (our buddy, @vabeachrep, has encouraged us to write more ACC football posts – so I’m dropping one tonight lol). The ACC recently released the 2017 football schedule – and my buddy, @TalkinACCSports, just put out his take …

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Jan
28
2017

5 Things I don’t like about the 2017 ACC Football Schedule.

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The ACC has released their football schedule for 2017, and I have some gripes. Don’t worry there are some things I like, but in this piece it is the gripes. 1. Louisville/Clemson and FSU/Miami on the same date (September 16, 2017) I have a big problem with this one. The ACC was the country’s top …

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Jan
26
2017

Around the #ACC Blogosphere for January 26, 2017

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Where did Georgia Tech come up with a 22 point blow out of #6 Florida State? Georgia Tech blog FromtheRumbleSeat was understandably pretty excited about the game and the Yellow Jackets season that has so far has exceeded expectations. Most people felt that the Kevin Stallings hire at Pittsburgh was a questionable one at best. The …

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Jan
24
2017

The ACC Releases it’s 2017 Football Schedule.

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Start making those fall plans now! As we normally do each year, we’ll go through what we like about the football schedule and what we don’t here on the blog over the next few days. You have to like this statement from John Swofford. http://www.theacc.com/news/acc-football-schedule-release-01-24-2017 “Our ACC football programs are coming off a record-setting season …

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Jan
22
2017

The ACC’s 25 best Out of Conference Football wins of the 2010s so far (5 – 1)

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  We’ve reached the end of this series, and I hope you’ve enjoyed it! Games 10 – 6  | Games 11 – 15 | Games 16 – 20 | Games 21 – 25 1. #1 Florida State 34 #2 Auburn 31 – January 6, 2014 What else but this game could be number 1? It will end up being the …

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Jan
21
2017

The ACC’s 25 best Out of Conference Football wins of the 2010s so far (10 – 6)

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We’ve reached the top 10! Games 1 – 5 | Games 11 – 15 | Games 16 – 20 | Games 21 – 25 6. #12 Georgia Tech 49 #7 Mississippi St. 34 – December 31, 2014 This game was significant in so many ways. It proved Paul Johnson’s Triple Option could succeed even if the opponent …

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Jan
20
2017

The ACC’s 25 best Out of Conference Football wins of the 2010s so far (15-11)

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Games 1 – 5 | Games 6 – 10 | Games 16 – 20 | Games 21 – 25 11. #8 Clemson 38 #5 Georgia 35 – August 31, 2013  Georgia entered this game as a pre-season national title contender. Clemson was looking to validate a Chick Fila Bowl win over LSU, and beat a 2nd straight …

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