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University Of Miami's Al Golden: Recruiting Savant

University Of Miami's Al Golden: Recruiting Savant

by Sam Super

Coach Al Golden recently pulled another rabbit out of his hat with the addition of the highly touted quarterback transfer Jake Heaps.  Heaps who recently graduated from Kansas, is eligible to compete at Miami right away... Read more

Virginia Tech's Offensive Line Set To Dig In

Virginia Tech's Offensive Line Set To Dig In

by Jason Bailey

The Virginia Tech Hokies offensive line could produce a 2,000-yard thoroughbred running back in 2014.  Don't laugh, at least not much. It doesn't happen often. Truth be told, it hasn't happened for a long time in Blacksburg, Va... Read more

ACC Arms Race Has Begun
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ACC Arms Race Has Begun

by Matt Phifer

The modern era of college football where schools are competing for the best recruits, facilities, TV and ticket revenue has ignited an arms race in the ACC... Watch

2015 NFL Draft QB Preview
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2015 NFL Draft QB Preview

by Mike Crocker

Quarterbacks like Johnny Manziel, Blake Bortles and Teddy Bridgewater were some of the biggest names last year in college football. All three players declared for the NFL Draft and are going through rookie mini-camps with their respective teams... Watch

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Joe Jenkins

Joe Jenkins

Senior FBS Editor


Pace Of Play Rule Had A Bad Marketing Plan

The more I see and hear about college football's ill-fated "pace of play"  rule, a.k.a. "The Saban Rule," the more I think about Panasonic and their "Internet Pecker" from 1996... Read more

Zack Shelby

Zack Shelby

ACC Contributing Writer


NCAA: No Huddle, No Problem, But OT Rules Need Change

The NCAA is considering a rule change that would slow down teams that like to run the no-huddle offense. The new rule would give defenses time to make substitutions to counter an offense that already has its plan in place... Read more

Joe Coughlin

Joe Coughlin

FBS Columnist


Some Of Us Are Smart, I Have Proof: '13 Top Defenders

Defense rules.  The Seahawks, Florida State, the '85 Bears, the Mighty Ducks (Golberg the goalie and all). Defense is what it's all about.  In my last piece, I berated myself for letting Jameis Winston get past me, as he wasn't in my preseason 100... Read more

Eric Russell

Eric Russell

ACC Editor


Johnson Signs OK Class; He Thinks It's Better

We get it. Georgia Tech head coach Paul Johnson doesn't pay attention to those pesky rankings given to recruiting classes, and he hates the ratings system the recruiting sites use to evaluate talent... Read more

Debates

  • With a second chance opportunity to coach at Louisville, Bobby Petrino will look to make the best of it by keeping the Cardinal's recent success going. Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images.
  • Todd Grantham is hoping his 3-4 defense at Louisville will work like it did at Georgia. Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images.

Bigger Concern: Petrino's Past Or New 3-4 Defense?

by Jackson Wang

Louisville is coming off a successful season after going 12-1, finishing second in the AAC and winning the Russell Athletic Bowl. But there will be a lot of changes coming to Louisville this season... Read more




Best Of

What If Bobby Bowden Wasn't Afraid Of The SEC?

What If Bobby Bowden Wasn't Afraid Of The SEC?

by Eric Russell

Yea. He said it.  It's not like others weren't thinking it. I mean, sure the conference hadn't had a national champion in a decade, but it was still the bully on the block so to speak. It had three teams in the top ten just one year earlier... Read more

Top Five Defensive Backs In The AAC

Top Five Defensive Backs In The AAC

by Jackson Wang

Defensive backs are the last line of defense. They cannot only fly up and make a tackle, but can keep up with the fastest players on the field... Read more

Projected ACC Sophomore Breakouts In 2014

Projected ACC Sophomore Breakouts In 2014

by Jason Bailey

"Freshman..." Cough, cough. It's an age-old inside joke referring to the miscues that can accompany student-athletes from the comforts of high school action to the trying demands of a four-year collegiate program... Read more