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  1. Pitt season preview

    Heather Dinich

    Today we're looking at Pitt as the Panthers enter their first season in the ACC: Pittsburgh Panthers Coach: Paul Chryst (6-7) 2012 record: 6-7 Big East Key losses: QB Tino Sunseri, RB Ray Graham, RB Rushel Shell, C Ryan Turnley, S Jarred ...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  2. Syracuse Orange spring wrap

    Heather Dinich

    SYRACUSE ORANGE 2012 record: 8-5 2012 conference record: 5-2 Big East (tied for first) Returning starters: Offense: 5; Defense: 6; kicker/punter: 2 Top returners: C Macky MacPherson, TE Beckett Wales, RB Jerome Smith, NT Jay Bromley, LB Marqu...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  3. Miami adds standout punter to depth chart

    Heather Dinich

    Miami released its post-spring depth chart on Tuesday, and the Canes got a big boost in their kicking game. Pat O'Donnell, a graduate punter from Cincinnati and the best punter in the Big East, is listed as the Canes' No. 1 punter and is also list...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  4. Syracuse's search for identity starts now

    Heather Dinich

    Syracuse lost its record-setting quarterback from 2012. It lost its leading tackler. It lost its two leading receivers. It lost its home in the Big East. And it lost its head coach. To say Syracuse will be searching for an identity in its first se...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  5. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    News you can use ... ACC versus the Big 12 instead of the Big East? Woot woot. Clemson has put on the pads and started to get down to business. Georgia Tech hosted its junior day on Saturday in anticipation of what could be the largest recrui...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  6. Ranking the 2013 nonconference schedules

    Heather Dinich

    Let's get this straight: None of these schedules are easy. Lining up against Georgia and South Carolina, though, is a wee bit more difficult than playing La. Tech and Central Michigan. And so we present to you a ranking of the most difficult nonconfe...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  7. Round 2 of ACC expansion much smoother

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia Tech, Boston College and Miami did the dirty work. They're the ones who made the Big East angry -- so angry that BC and Connecticut still haven't played each other since the Eagles left to join the ACC. They're the ones who were mired in acr...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  8. Syracuse vs. the ACC

    Heather Dinich

    It's been a long time since Syracuse lined up against former Big East schools Miami, Boston College and Virginia Tech on a regular basis, but they will be in the same conference once again when Syracuse officially becomes a member of the ACC's Atlant...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  9. Pregame: Russell Athletic Bowl

    Heather Dinich

    Rutgers (9-3, 5-2 Big East) versus Virginia Tech (6-6, 4-4 ACC): WHO TO WATCH: The quarterbacks. Virginia Tech's Logan Thomas has accounted for 72 percent of the team's total offensive output this season, leading the Hokies in both passing (2,783 ...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  10. Friday mailblog: ACC

    Heather Dinich

    The sky is not falling, and the ACC is not falling apart. C'mon people, smile. John L in Va., writes: If the seven non-football schools in the Big East detonate the league, do you think the ACC will extend invites to Cincy and UConn and grow to 16...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  11. ACC-Big East bowl debate

    Heather Dinich

    The ACC and Big East are tied at 4-4 entering this bowl season, with two more games to be played. Duke and Cincinnati will face each other in the Belk Bowl in Charlotte, and Virginia Tech and Rutgers will play in the Russell Athletic Bowl. The Hokies...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  12. ACC Friday mailblog

    Heather Dinich

    What in the world is everyone gonna do this Saturday?? David in Hilton Head Island writes: good afternoon Heather,Curious to know where you would put Pitt and Syracuse in your power rankings?Thanks,Dave HD: Well, I asked Big East/ACC blogger An...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  13. It's official: ACC accepts Louisville

    Heather Dinich

    The ACC Council of Presidents has unanimously voted to accept the University of Louisville as its newest member, the conference announced on Wednesday. The vote followed the submission of Louisville's letter of application. From the release: "Wit...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  14. New ACC: 'Old guys vs. new guys?'

    Heather Dinich

    NC State coach Tom O'Brien had a brainstorm this week for conference realignment featuring new divisions in 2014: Old guys vs. new guys. "I think that's probably a good idea on Tom's part," Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe said with a chuckle. The t...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  15. Friday Mailblog

    Heather Dinich

    Heading to College Park this weekend to see a true freshman linebacker play quarterback. Huh. Vegasnole in Las Vegas, Nevada, writes: If FSU wins the ACC are they locked in to the Orange Bowl VS the big east champs? If Clemson wins out and gets a ...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  16. ACC bowl watch

    Heather Dinich

    The situation has improved. Last week, the ACC was the only BCS conference without a bowl-eligible team. This week, the league has three bowl eligible teams in Clemson, Florida State and ... Duke. The Big 12, Big East and Big Ten have two bowl eli...

    Blog | October 22, 2012