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  1. Connette's transfer a hit to Duke's offense

    Heather Dinich

    This is a bittersweet parting for Duke. Quarterback Brandon Connette, who accounted for a school-record 27 touchdowns last year, has been granted his release to transfer to a school closer to his home in Corona, Calif. Connette wants to be -- and ...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  2. Take 2: ACC's best rivalry

    Heather Dinich

    This week is taking a closer look at rivalries within each conference. As we began to debate the topic, Andrea Adelson and I, well, we started to disagree a little bit. You know how that goes. So ... what is the best rivalry in the ACC these...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  3. ACC reporting dates

    Heather Dinich

    The theme this week at has been 100 days, as we began the countdown until the season begins. Practice, though, is even closer. Here's a look at when each team in the ACC reports to summer camp, according to the league office in Greensboro, N...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  4. Hokies OC: Logan Thomas making strides

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia Tech senior Logan Thomas is a different quarterback than the one Hokies fans grew frustrated with in 2012. Take a closer look: "We've totally reconstructed his drops, his weight transfer, we've reconstructed basically timing his upper ...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  5. Take 2: ACC title game home

    Heather Dinich

    This year's announced 64,778 "tickets distributed" at the Dr Pepper ACC championship game was by far the smallest in the game's three-year history in the city of Charlotte. The actual attendance was probably closer to 30,000. There were two large, bl...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  6. ACC conference race update

    Heather Dinich

    As we bid farewell to October and welcome in November, we'll begin to keep a closer eye on the ACC standings as teams continue to jockey for position during the final stretch. Here's a simplified version: ATLANTIC DIVISION Florida State is in ...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  7. Wrapping up the late ACC games

    Heather Dinich

    Andrea Adelson has you covered from Atlanta and David Hale had the FSU game tonight. Here are a few thoughts on the rest of the night in the ACC: Duke 46, FIU 26: This was a major step forward for Duke -- one step closer to bowl eligiblity. Say w...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  8. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Another week closer to July media days and summer camp ... Just curious ... why does Holden Thorp still have an office at UNC? Does Clemson play the toughest nonconference schedule of any ACC AND SEC school? Athlon Sports previews the ACC, an...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  9. Virginia seeing continuity under London

    Heather Dinich

    As Virginia coach Mike London prepares to head into his third season, he estimated there are now about 50 players on the roster who were recruited by he and his staff -- a measurement of how much closer London is to completely transforming the progra...

    Blog | June 07, 2012
  10. Biggest shoes to fill: Clemson

    Heather Dinich

    No, it's not "Clemson Day" on the ACC blog, it just happened to fall that way with the top 25 countdown and alphabetical order of the "biggest shoes to fill" series. The Tigers do start spring ball tomorrow, though, so here's a closer look at who wil...

    Blog | March 06, 2012
  11. Poll: Who will have best signing day?

    Heather Dinich

    The final push and pleas for the nation's top recruits are coming to a close, and several ACC schools have a chance to finish strong on Wednesday. Which program will be the ACC's best closer on national signing day this year? Florida State checks ...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  12. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    It's about that time of year where I have to remind some of you that I don't control which schools are featured in the links: The newspapers that cover them do. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has been both an early bird and a strong closer on the rec...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  13. FSU the ACC's team to beat in recruiting

    Heather Dinich

    Florida State is creeping closer to the top-ranked recruiting class in the country, as the Seminoles jumped Texas and now check in at No. 2 in ESPN's latest recruiting rankings. FSU's 2012 class got a boost from the recent addition of former Aubu...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  14. Orange Bowl: Inside the numbers

    Heather Dinich

    The defensive troubles were obvious.'s Stats & Information department took a closer look at the Tigers' offensive struggles against West Virginia in Wednesday night's 70-33 loss in the Discover Orange Bowl: Throughout the 2011 season,...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  15. Sugar Bowl extra: Inside the numbers

    Heather Dinich

    ESPN's Stats & Information department took a closer look inside the numbers behind Michigan's 23-20 overtime win against Virginia Tech on Tuesday night in the Allstate Sugar Bowl: Despite the loss, Bud Foster's defense did a standout job on Mi...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  16. Inside the numbers: FSU vs. Notre Dame

    Heather Dinich

    ESPN's Stats & Information department took a closer look at the matchup between Florida State and Notre Dame in the Champs Sports Bowl, and found that FSU quarterback EJ Manuel is at his best when he's outside the pocket: Manuel has completed ...

    Blog | December 26, 2011