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ACC Bowl Projections – By an ACC fan

I never would have believed someone if they said after week 10 of the season, the ACC would have only three bowl eligible teams.  I would have been even more shocked if they told me that Duke would be one of those teams.  But as of now, the ACC has only three teams that are bowl eligible.   That should improve — with the [ . . read more . . ]

ACC: A Conference in Chaos

While the ACC doesn’t have any games featuring two ranked teams this week, it has exciting match-ups for fans of ACC football. Every game has a storyline that is significant to each team and, in many cases, the conference race. Virginia vs. Wake Forest– This is a must-win game if either of these teams hope to make a bowl [ . . read more . . ]

Duke Dilemma: Midnight Madness or Wallace Wade

The Duke Blue Devils are at the top of the ACC, tied for 1st place with no conference losses. That statement may roll off the  tongue almost every March, but this year the Blue Devils football team has won five of its first six games. The Blue Devils are off to the best start to a season since the 1994 team won its first seven games. [ . . read more . . ]

Clemson shows promise, but not enough for FSU

With less than two minutes gone in the first quarter, and on Clemson’s third offensive play No. 4 Florida State, Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd connected with Nuk Hopkins for a 60 yard touchdown pass which gave the Tigers their first points of the night.  It was the first touchdown the nation’s top-ranked defense had allowed [ . . read more . . ]

What To Watch This Weekend

Oregon State at UCLA Both teams enter the game undefeated, though that might be misleading as the Beavers have only played one game. The Beavers did handle Big 10 power Wisconsin at home. Quarterback Sean Mannion played well in that game, giving the Beaver Nation hope for a bowl game. The Beaver defense also played well shutting down [ . . read more . . ]

Atlantic Coast Conference – A fan’s predictions

Atlantic Division 1)      Florida State Seminoles Reasons To Be Excited: 17 returning starters from a year ago, including 9 on a defensive unit that ranked fourth nationally in scoring defense in 2011.  The defensive line is as good as any in the country and will be exceptional against the run (allowed only 83 rushing yards a game [ . . read more . . ]