1. South Carolina Preview: Gamecocks Look For Breakthrough Season

    We kick off the SEC Previews in Columbia where we talk with the Garnet and Black Attack about the South Carolina Gamecocks. Steve Spurrier enters his fifth season as head coach coming off the most successful run in South Carolina history since 1928-34...

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  2. Florida State Preview: Run-Heavy Seminoles in a Rush To Get an ACC Title

    Bobby Bowden enters his 34th season as Florida State's head coach looking for a rise back to the top of the ACC standings...

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  3. Virginia Tech Preview: Hokies Aim for More than Just ACC Title

    The Virginia Tech Hokies are looking for more than a third straight ACC title in 2009; they have their eyes set on a run for the BCS Championship...

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  4. Wake Forest Preview: Deacons Will Be A Thorn Again In ACC

    The Wake Forest Demon Deacons enter their ninth year with Jim Grobe as the head coach and look to appear in their fourth straight bowl game...

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  5. North Carolina Preview: Can Tar Heels Break Through the ACC Pack?

    Butch Davis begins his third season in Chapel Hill with a stable of talent that could contend for an ACC Championship. The Tar Heels are some people's dark horse in the Coastal Division, but they have five road games vs...

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  6. Georgia Tech Preview: Can The Yellow Jackets Run Their Way To a Title?

    Georgia Tech enters the 2009 season with high hopes after a surprising 9-4 first season under Paul Johnson. The Yellow Jackets return the bulk of their starters and hope to unleash even more of Johnson's spread, triple option attack...

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  7. Miami Hurricanes Season Preview: Talented and Young with a Killer Schedule

    The Miami Hurricanes look to get back in the ACC title race in 2009 coming off a 7-6 2008 campaign. Randy Shannon has several highly-rated recruiting classes on campus and the pressure is turning up on him to bring Miami back to national prominence...

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  8. Virginia Cavaliers Season Preview: Is Al Groh on the Hot Seat?

    Virginia enters 2009 with its eyes set on getting back to a bowl after a disappointing 5-7 season last year. Head coach Al Groh is on the hot seat in Charlottesville having already fired his OC, who was also his son, after last season...

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  9. NC State Preview: Are The Wolfpack Serious ACC Contenders?

    NC State begins the 2009 season as a popular dark horse to win the ACC. Much of the touting of the Wolfpack is based on Sophomore quarterback Russell Wilson and the teams four game winning streak to finish the regular season last year...

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  10. Clemson Season Preview: Can Dabo Swinney Reverse Fortunes For The Tigers?

    The Clemson Tigers enter 2009 with new head coach Dabo Swinney at the helm. Swinney took over for the departed Tommy Bowden mid-season a year ago and did enough to earn the full-time job...

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  11. Maryland Terrapins Preview: Is '09 A Rebuilding Year For The Terps?

    After previewing the Boston College Eagles yesterday, we move south in the Atlantic Division to College Park, where Ralph Friedgen will guide the Maryland Terrapins in his ninth year as head coach...

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  12. Boston College Preview: Will The Eagles Take A Step Back in '09?

    Here is the first of a series of team previews for each team in the ACC (and the SEC later on August). First up is Boston College and I was fortunate enough to do a Q&A with the guys at BC Interruption...

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  13. Media Vs Bloggers: Who Has Correctly Predicted the ACC?

    ACC Media Days are over and the assembled journalists and reporters have made their picks for each division, a conference champion, and player of the year...

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  14. Thoughts on the Opening Win Totals

    Vegas has put out their opening win totals for each teams' regular season wins. Not surprisingly, Florida leads the pack with 11 (more on that below) and Washington State brings up the rear with three...

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  15. Iced Tea and a Cold Reception: Who Really Has Home Field Advantage in the SEC?

    A few days ago I ranked the ACC stadiums based on record this decade, now it is the SEC's turn. There is no perfect way to rank stadiums, but I felt a team's record was one of the few ways not based entirely on opinion and perception...

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  16. Ranking The ACC Stadiums

    Camp is just about three weeks away for most teams so we have some time to squeeze in a few more lists to get you through the Summer...

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  17. Early College Football Lines: Are There Some Bargains Out There?

    The Golden Nugget has some early lines for the football season. Some observations on games of interest. LinkGEORGIA OKLAHOMA ST. -3 Okie St is basically getting the home field points in the opener...

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  18. SEC Football: 10 Burning Questions

    About this time of year, SEC fans start to melt at the prospect of 90+ degree temperatures outside and the thought of another six weeks until football begins. A few days ago, I pondered some questions for the ACC...

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  19. Ten Questions For ACC Football In 2009

    It's June. Baseball is in full swing and if you are like me, that makes you miserable. But we have a short reprieve with the preseason magazines coming out with their glossy pictures and already outdated depth charts...

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  20. Ranking ACC Football's Coaches

    Who is the best football coach in the ACC? I took a look at all sorts of statistics such as overall record, school record, ACC record, championships won, recruiting rankings, and your recent record history to come up with my list...

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  21. Ranking the Coaches of the SEC

    Everyone has a coaches ranking so I figure why not have one myself? But I thought it would be good to look at statistics only to rank the coaches instead of the typical ranking off the top of your head model...

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  22. ACC vs. SEC 2009: An Early Look

    It’s May and not a whole lot is going on right now with spring practice over (if there is news this time of year, it is usually bad) so I thought we could take a look ahead to the ACC vs SEC matchups in 2009...

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  23. Ranking the SEC Post Spring Practice

    Nobody takes spring football as seriously as the folks in the SEC do. With eleven of the twelve teams having played their spring game, lets take an early look at the SEC in 2009...

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  24. Ranking the ACC Post-Spring

    ACC Teams have largely finished up their Spring practices (VT, BC, and Maryland Spring Games are April 25), so now is a good time to take a look at the conference and some early projections for 2009...

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  25. ACC Spring Football Update: 'Bama Not on the Virginia Tech Hokie's Minds...Yet

    Back with more from Barnhart, who this time, travels around some of the heavy weights in the ACC, as they wrap up their spring practice...

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