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Category Archive: General College Football

Dec
03
2017

Best Guess: Predicting ACC Bowl Berths

What a season to remember for the ACC! Where many projected a down year, the ACC has proven definitively that they are the best Football Conference in the land (in the regular season). But, as many will recall last season, the Big 10 was projected as the best regular season Football Conference. Let’s prove them …

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Dec
01
2017

An Ode to Jimbo Fisher: Jimbo Fisher’s Legacy at Florida State

It’s been a busy week in Tallahassee. Whats been a nightmarish season for Florida State almost seems inconsequential compared to the reality that’s facing Seminole Nation: Texas A&M managed to pull off the unthinkable. What was mere speculation has now become reality for College Football fans. Jimbo Fisher is leaving Tallahassee and it’s native powerhouse program …

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Nov
24
2017

FSU Opponent Preview: University of Florida

4-6 and fighting for bowl eligibility. This is the depths of depravity that the once dominant Florida State Seminoles have sunk to. In a forth-coming article, I’m hoping to explore the hows, whys and what-ifs of this FSU team, the program’s direction, and perhaps even a preview of next season should chips play over the …

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Sep
08
2017

Pray for Florida

Well this has certainly taken a turn for the worst (no pun intended). As I type, a powerful Cat. 4 Hurricane Irma is barreling it’s way towards Florida, strengthening as it churns. At this stage: impact is imminent, it’s just a matter of the severity. Already speculated to be far worse than anything Hurricane Andrew …

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Aug
13
2017

Take a Moment to Reflect on College Football

Take a moment to reflect. It’s a calm Sunday morning. Reflect on the 2016 season. Your favorite team won some tense games. Your favorite team lost some heartbreakers. Your team was praised by ESPN, then shot down by them. Clearly, they’re biased. But you don’t care. You love your team, and that’s all that matters. …

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Aug
12
2017

Best and Worst Case Record for Florida State football in 2017

Best / Worse Case Record for : Louisville | Virginia | Miami | Duke | Georgia Tech | Boston College | Pittsburgh | Virginia Tech | NC State | Clemson | Syracuse | North Carolina | Wake Forest Florida State Some would call a 10-3 football season a stellar performance, especially considering the Noles found themselves the victors over a veteran Michigan Wolverines in the Orange Bowl. But to many Seminoles, victory was bittersweet. A young …

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Aug
11
2016

Big Ten Football: Ranking the East Division

Big Ten Football: Ranking the East Division 7 Rutgers 2015 Record: 4-8 (1-7 Big Ten) Returning Starters Offense: 8 Defense: 7 Points Per Game: 27.1 Opponents Points Per Game: 34.9 The Rutgers Scarlet Knights had a season to forget in 2015. Kyle Flood saw his lowest win total since arriving at Rutgers and didn’t qualify …

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Aug
11
2016

Big Ten Football: Ranking the West Division

Big Ten Football: Ranking the West Division ​ 7 Purdue 2015 Record: 2-10 (1-7 Big Ten) Returning Starters Offense: 7 Defense: 9 Points Per Game: 25.1 Opponents Points Per Game: 36.5 Darrell Hazzell is 6-30 entering his fourth season as the Purdue Boilermakers head coach and is certainly on the hot seat entering this season. …

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Jun
06
2016

Trap Music: 3 Major ACC Football Trap Games

It’s June.  Your first team offense and defense looked unstoppable during the Spring game.  This is finally the year your boys beat their hated in-state rivals and win their conference. You don’t care what anyone says, all the experts are sleeping on your school, and they’re destined for the Playoffs this season.  Ah yes, the …

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May
27
2016

Lamar Jackson v. Other ACC Freshman QB’s

 Lamar’s Freshman Campaign: A Comparative Study & Caveat For 2016 By Dave Lackford The 2016 Buzz There are plenty of reasons for Cards’ fans to be excited about the 2016 season.  For one, the defense is stacked.  They return ultra-talented edge rusher DeVonte Fields, who caught fire in the second half of the 2015 season, …

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Oct
15
2015

Ball Security Remains FSU’s Top Priority vs. Louisville’s Opportunistic Defense

October, 14, 2015 by David Lackford One that values his possessions will protect them with a greater degree of effort than a thief will exhibit in an attempt to steal them. This season, Jimbo Fisher’s play calling has reflected this philosophical cannon. The ‘Noles have protected each and every possession as if it were the …

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Aug
14
2015

#ACC Mailbag: @ER Asks Why The Love For Louisville Football?

Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans. @TalkinACCSports and I have been answering ACC mailbag questions to kill some time before college football starts (we all miss it, damn it!) – and we will answer any about the ACC question – within reason as long as it’s clean. Please see our first five installments …

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Aug
10
2015

Articles Around the #ACC Blogosphere – August 10, 2015

Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans.  You can feel it now – college football is so close!!  You got fall practice reports coming out!!  Until then, we will keep you informed about what is happening in the ACC at All Sports Discussion.  Also, make sure you follow our Twitter account at @AllSportsDACC.   Without …

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Jul
19
2015

Articles From Around the ACC Blogosphere – July 19, 2015

Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans.  August is right around the corner – you can feel college football coming.  Until then, make sure you check out all our great ACC content at All Sports Discussion.  Also, make sure you follow our Twitter account at @AllSportsDACC. This evening, I’m stealing a page out of …

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Jul
17
2015

The Virginia Tech Hokies Recruiting Tactics Must Change

In the past, my view on the Hokies recruiting has always been they’ll get the players they want at the end of the day. But when you look at the current landscape, you wonder where the Hokies will get their recruits from in this year’s 2016 recruiting class. FSU and Miami lead at 1 and …

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Apr
09
2015

Around the #ACC Blogosphere for April 9, 2015

Greetings, Atlantic Coast Conference sports fans – I’m going to steal a page out of Jeff’s (@TalkinACCSports) book tonight and give a look from ACC bloggers. Here.  We.  Go. @TheUVAFool drops some odds in a blog post (via Bovada) on who will win the 2015-16 men’s college basketball title – Vegas seems to like the …

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