1. Why Your ACC College Football Team Will Fail

    With the start of the college football season upon us, hope abounds with every team and all fans. No one has a loss. Every team, in the competitive ACC, has a chance to win the conference. The fans of each team are speaking of why they will win...

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  2. Clemson Football: The Strangest of Hurdles

    Every preseason, a team must address what obstacles need be overcome in order to have a successful season. In some cases, it could be the schedule, as is the case for Miami this year—The ...

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  3. Crimes of Emotion and Perception

    Life is not fair. At a young age we learn this. However, we are also taught that you will be rewarded for your achievements. Simply put, get the job done and you will be compensated. And then there is college football...

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  4. ACC Football: Fear The Turtle... Or Not?

    With all the parity in the ACC in recent years, everyone seems to have a "sexy" pick for the Atlantic division in 2009. Certainly FSU has the talent year in and year out to win. Clemson is always a team that contends...

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  5. In College Football, Defining Games Create The Season

    There is usually one game that defines a season—one game in which the ball bounced your way, the official blew a call, or a gutty effort propelled your team to a great season...

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  6. Early Givens about Clemson

    The Clemson football season is some time away, but there are some early "givens" that Clemson must address if the Tigers plan to be bowl-eligible this year. Here are my top five...

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  7. So You Want a College Football Playoff?

    This easiest way to declare a national champion is to play the game. As I watch the ESPN and CBS analysts come up with ideas to declare our national champion, I am stunned. In every scenario, these pundits are using polls and the BCS...

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  8. Top Five Hardest Places to Coach in College Football

    The following are my top five hardest places to coach in college football. Of course there are others, but as you will see, these schools have six things in common...

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  9. Shucking It to the Korn: Is Willy the Answer for Clemson?

    As the clocked ticked down last Thursday night in Winston-Salem, the Clemson Tigers found themselves in 1-2 in the ACC. The Tigers are all but done in the conference race after just three games...

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  10. Showdown at Dolphin Stadium: Florida State-Miami a Battle of Who Won't Lose

    Old rivals will kick off in a key ACC matchup at 3:30 this Saturday. Florida State enters the game 0-1 in the conference and can ill-afford another conference loss...

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  11. ACC Football Recap: Who Had the Worst Loss?

    This past Saturday in the ACC determined which teams have placed themselves in a hole. Let's take a look at the biggest loser in the ACC this past week. 5...

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  12. Clemson and Maryland Look for Early Edge in Death Valley

    It could be a game played in the late 1970s or '80s. Maryland and Clemson getting together in Death Valley for a game to have major implications in the ACC. The names of yesteryear have changed from Boomer, Homer, Ross, and Ford to new ones...

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  13. ACC Now Looking to Wake Forest to Save Some Shame

    The first week is over, and the ACC's two top preseason teams were beat. Clemson was simply embarrassed, and Virginia Tech is still stunned. NC State fared no better getting beat by 34 on Thursday night...

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  14. What Is Wrong With NC State?

    It was painful to watch. My emotions went from hope, to sadness, to frustration, to disbelief, and then to anger. Certainly this was not what Tom O'Brien was brought to Raleigh to do. I mean, to lose is one thing—but to be embarrassed is another.

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  15. Seven Fearless ACC Picks

    Football is upon us, so let us look at the picks of week one. Well, the picks the way I see them anyway. NC State @ S. Carolina NC State should be able to hang with S...

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  16. Is Clemson-Alabama Hype Much Ado About Nothing?

    On August 30, Alabama and Clemson fans will pack the Georgia Dome for four quarters of football. Both fans are rabid and are predicting a win for their respective schools—but does the game really matter? This is a non-conference game...

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  17. Can the Hole get Too Deep for the Miami Hurricanes?

    College football teams depend on getting good recruits every year. If you get good players, you will have good seasons. Teams need to have the pipeline of recruiting flowing...

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  18. Can Duke Football Win Four Games in 2008?

    The David Cutcliffe era has begun at Duke. The question is, can he win? For that matter, can anyone win at Duke? We all know the story of the Steve Spurrier's days at Duke and the job he did when he was there...

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