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Category Archive: General College Football

Feb
18
2018

Chop’s Takes: Duke 2018 Football Schedule

By the Numbers: Duke returns the following, according to SB Nation’s Bill Connelly (@SBN_BillC ): Percentage of Offense Returning: 82% (20th in FBS) Percentage of Defense Returning: 78% (25th in FBS) Percentage of Total Returning 80% (11th in FBS) Head Coach: David Cutcliff (59-67 at Duke, 103-96 All Time) Trust the Process: I’ll be using …

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Feb
03
2018

Chop’s Takes: Boston College 2018 football schedule.

By the Numbers: Boston College returns the following, according to SB Nation’s Bill Connelly (@SBN_BillC ): Percentage of Offense Returning: 81% (23rd in FBS) Percentage of Defense Returning: 65% (61st in FBS) Percentage of Total Returning: 73% (31st in FBS) Via SB Nation Head Coach: Steve Addazio (31-33 at Boston College, 44-44 All Time) Via Wikipedia Returning …

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Jan
14
2018

Florida State Football: New Coaching Staff

Hey there ACC/Nole fans! After a few weeks’ hiatus, I’d like to introduce everyone to Florida State’s new Football Coaching Staff! This has been the discussion of the off-season so far for Noles across the globe. Who is Willie Taggart? What was his legacy before taking the head coaching gig at Florida State? Who is …

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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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