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  1. ACC's BCS bowl wins earn league respect

    Heather Dinich

    We forgive you, Virginia Tech, for that forgettable performance in a lopsided loss to UCLA. Boston College? Georgia Tech? It's like it never happened. Heck, we'll even let Miami slide. Because with a 2-0 record in BCS bowls -- including Florida...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  2. ACC bowl projections: Week 14

    Heather Dinich

    So much for two BCS bowls ... Discover Orange Bowl, Jan. 1: Florida State Chick-fil-A Bowl, Dec. 31: Clemson Russell Athletic Bowl, Dec. 28: Virginia Tech Hyundai Sun Bowl, Dec. 31: Georgia Tech Belk Bowl, Dec. 27: Duke Franklin America...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  3. ACC bowl projections: Week 7

    Heather Dinich

    There's a reason two BCS bowls have never been listed here. Discover Orange Bowl, Jan. 1: Florida State Chick-fil-A Bowl, Dec. 31: Clemson Russell Athletic Bowl, Dec. 28: Miami Hyundai Sun Bowl, Dec. 31: NC State Belk Bowl, Dec. 27: Duke ...

    Blog | October 07, 2012
  4. Hokies' loss opens door for new ACC leader

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia Tech's loss to Pitt might have been the best thing to happen to the ACC in Week 3. Hear me out. The Hokies are 1-5 in BCS bowls under coach Frank Beamer. The highlight (a term I use loosely) was an Orange Bowl win over Cincinnati. I...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  5. Beamer hopes 2012 class helps BCS woes

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer has had no problem winning ACC games since the Hokies joined the conference, but one of the biggest criticisms he has faced is the program's lack of success in BCS bowls as the Hokies fell to 1-5 after their loss to M...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  6. Beamer in favor of Jan. 1 BCS bowl cutoff

    Heather Dinich

    NEW ORLEANS &#151 All BCS bowls should be played on Jan. 1, according to Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer. There are six bowl games today &#151 including the Rose Bowl and Fiesta Bowl. This year's Allstate Sugar Bowl is Jan. 3, followed by the Discov...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  7. Beamers represent good in college football

    Heather Dinich

    You can say what you want about Frank Beamer's record in BCS bowls, against elite competition, and all of those related numbers critics like to point out about Virginia Tech. But one thing you can't take away from Beamer is this simple fact: He's ...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  8. What to watch in the ACC bowls

    Heather Dinich

    The ACC has eight teams in bowl games this season, including two BCS bowls. There's no shortage of storylines. Here are just a few things worth keeping an eye on: 1. The respect-o-meter. For the first time, the ACC has two teams in BCS bowls, as C...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  9. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Around the ACC we go ... David Glenn recently caught up with ACC commissioner John Swofford to talk expansion, BCS bowls and several other topics of interest. This season has aged Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd. He said he feels like a 30-year-o...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  10. Weekly chat reminder

    Heather Dinich

    I know, I know, it's your favorite day of the week. Join me at 1 p.m. ET today for our weekly college football discussion. There are eight bowl games remaining, including two BCS bowls, and plenty of other offseason things to talk about. See you ther...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  11. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Tis' the season for two BCS bowls ... Several Clemson recruits will be in the spotlight at the Shrine Bowl. Georgia Tech has recruited two stars from its backyard. It sounds like Miami has a special running back committed in Duke Johnson. C...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  12. Latest conference power rankings

    Heather Dinich

    With eight teams playing in bowl games this year, including two in BCS bowls, the ACC still has a chance to move up in the conference power rankings compiled by ESPN Stats & Information. For now, though, the league is still stuck behind the Mount...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  13. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Hokies in the Sugar Bowl? Is that right? Does the ACC deserve two teams in BCS bowls? Virginia Tech, of course, will defend its nonconference schedule. The Hokies needed the perfect storm, and they got it. The Sugar Bowl's selection of Virg...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  14. ACC gets two in BCS bowls

    Heather Dinich

    In a word? Shocked. Here's the official word, though, from the ACC: For the first time in its 14 years in the Bowl Championship Series (BCS), the Atlantic Coast Conference has had two teams selected to participate in BCS Bowl games in the same yea...

    Blog | December 04, 2011
  15. Final: NC State 37, Clemson 13

    Heather Dinich

    Clemson fans can stop asking about their already-slim national title hopes. ACC fans can stop wondering about two teams playing in BCS bowls this year. And NC State fans can address their thank-you notes to coach Tom O'Brien. While No. 7-ran...

    Blog | November 19, 2011
  16. How to get two teams into BCS bowl games

    Heather Dinich

    Throughout the duration of the BCS era, the ACC has never placed two teams in BCS bowls. The ACC's partnership with the Discover Orange Bowl guarantees the conference one bid, which is reserved for the ACC champion, but as far as the Sugar Bowl or Fi...

    Blog | October 17, 2011