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  1. Famous Irish success stories more than just genetics

    Matt Fortuna

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Fall Sundays in the Robinson household meant that the remote belonged to Mom. A South Side Chicago native, Valerie Robinson would make Bears games appointment viewing. Everyone else in the family would pay the gridiron little mind....

    Blog | December 26, 2014
  2. ACC morning links

    Matt Fortuna

    Boston College took the proper steps to wrapping up Steve Addazio on Thursday, signing the second-year coach to an extension through the 2020 season. The deal should, at the very least, provide some security for a program that has done nothing but ov...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  3. Boston College's Josh Bordner comes full circle in finale vs. Pen...

    Matt Fortuna

    Josh Bordner's final college football game might look a little like some of his first college football games. At least the first ones he attended. The Boston College wide receiver was born in State College, Pennsylvania, and grew up a huge Penn St...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  4. Bowl game matchups: Notre Dame vs. LSU

    Matt Fortuna

    Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl: Notre Dame Fighting Irish (7-5) vs. No. 23 LSU Tigers (8-4) Dec. 30, 3 p.m. ET, LP Field, Nashville, Tennessee (ESPN) Key matchup: Notre Dame QBs Everett Golson and Malik Zaire vs. LSU's secondary ...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  5. Bowl game matchups: Duke vs. Arizona State

    Matt Fortuna

    Hyundai Sun Bowl: Duke Blue Devils (9-3) vs. Arizona State Sun Devils (9-3) Dec. 27, 2 p.m. ET, Sun Bowl, El Paso, Texas (CBS) Key matchup: ASU WR Jaelen Strong vs. Duke secondary Why it matters: Strong was among the top receivers in the cou...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  6. Story of the season: Syracuse

    Matt Fortuna

    Like fellow ACC cellar-dweller Wake Forest, Syracuse got a head start on the rest of its ACC comrades in starting the 2014 season. Like the Demon Deacons, the Orange received an early taste of just how brutal 2014 would be. A Friday night opener w...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  7. Bowl game matchups: North Carolina vs. Rutgers

    Matt Fortuna

    Quick Lane Bowl: North Carolina Tar Heels (6-6) vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights (7-5) Dec. 26, 4:30 p.m. ET, Ford Field, Detroit (ESPN) Key matchup: Rutgers WR Leonte Carroo vs. UNC secondary Why it matters: Carroo is on his way to rewriting the...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  8. ESPN.com's All-ACC team

    Matt Fortuna

    Presenting the 2014 ESPN.com All-ACC team: Offense WR Rashad Greene, Florida State: Whenever FSU was in trouble, Greene was there to save the day. He made big catch after big catch, took big hit after big hit, and ended the season with 93 catc...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  9. ACC morning links

    Matt Fortuna

    Thursday brought news on two ACC quarterbacks, as former Miami signal-caller Kevin Olsen announced that he has found a new home while Syracuse's Mitch Kimble said that he is seeking a transfer. Olsen, who posted the news on Instagram, will be hopi...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  10. Does FSU set precedent for future unbeatens?

    Matt Fortuna

    Win after win this season, Jimbo Fisher was defiant, grounding his defense of his program's resume in facts -- not, as he'd often analogize, in figure skating. The decision on Florida State's playoff berth was made Saturday, Fisher declared upon w...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  11. ACC morning links

    Matt Fortuna

    USA Today released a comprehensive list of college football assistant coaches' salaries Wednesday, and there is a name familiar to readers of this space at the top. Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster took home more than any other assista...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  12. Virginia's Eli Harold declaring for NFL draft

    Matt Fortuna

    Wednesday brought good news and bad news to Virginia, as the Cavaliers learned they will lose defensive end Eli Harold to the 2015 NFL draft but bring back linebacker Max Valles for his redshirt junior season. Both players tweeted their fates Wedn...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  13. All-ACC team, coaches' awards unveiled

    Matt Fortuna

    The ACC coaches' awards and all-conference teams looked a lot like the media's version from last week, as Pitt running back James Conner led the way by winning offensive and overall player of the year honors. Likewise, Clemson defensive end Vic Be...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  14. Q&A: ACC player of the year James Conner

    Matt Fortuna

    James Conner entered this season looking to build off his strong finish to his freshman campaign. Did he ever. Conner claimed ACC offensive player of the year and overall player of the year honors Wednesday, after rushing for 1,675 yards and 24...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  15. ACC morning links

    Matt Fortuna

    On Thursday I outlined discussions we had about how Georgia Tech could possibly sneak into the College Football Playoff with a win this Saturday. I might have been overcomplicating things. Colleague Brad Edwards took to Twitter to show a far si...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  16. ACC morning links

    Matt Fortuna

    During our weekly Spreecast on Wednesday, viewer John asked if Georgia Tech could sneak into the College Football Playoff with a win Saturday over Florida State, provided that Oregon beats Arizona, Alabama beats Missouri, Kansas State beats Baylor an...

    Blog | December 04, 2014