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  1. No ACC discussion to quit playing FCS

    Andrea Adelson

    Florida coach Will Muschamp made big headlines during Day 1 of the SEC meetings when he said he would rather not play FCS opponents anymore. Alabama coach Nick Saban agreed, sparking renewed debate about the place of FCS games in major college foo...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  2. ACC mailblog

    Andrea Adelson

    AA in the home office today answering your questions. JC in Miami writes: Hi Andrea, With lots of focus on terrible FCS matchups and how the upcoming playoff will penalize teams that schedule patsies, how will the committee address makeup games? I...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  3. Wake Forest overcomes slow start to win

    Andrea Adelson

    Well, it was not exactly the type of start Wake Forest or coach Jim Grobe envisioned to start the season Thursday night. The Deacs found themselves trailing FCS Presbyterian for most of the first quarter. Then the lights went out in the stadium, f...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  4. ACC plans on continuing FCS games

    Andrea Adelson

    AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. -- The Big Ten has mandated it would no longer play FCS competition as a way to boost its strength of scheduling. There is no such mandate in the ACC, where league coaches and athletic directors said during spring meetings they...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  5. ACC has eye-popping opening slate

    Andrea Adelson

    Remember at the start of last season, when everybody made such a big deal about the ACC vs. SEC challenge to open the year? Ha! Clemson-Auburn and NC State-Tennessee look like watered-down FCS matchups compared to the slate of ACC nonconference...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  6. Georgia Tech adds Alabama A&M for '13

    Andrea Adelson

    Georgia Tech added a second FCS game to its 2013 nonconference lineup when it announced Tuesday that Alabama A&M has been added to the schedule. The Jackets were forced to schedule a fourth nonconference game when the ACC announced earlier thi...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  7. Pitt hopes to keep up winning momentum

    Andrea Adelson

    To follow up its huge victory over Virginia Tech, Pitt gets to play an FCS team this weekend. You know what that means. Queue jokes about losing to Youngstown State. The Panthers have already been a part of this horror film, and do not inten...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  8. Louisville, Rutgers do enough in their wins

    Andrea Adelson

    Louisville and Rutgers each beat their FCS opponents on Saturday. Here is a brief recap. Rutgers 26, Howard 0 For the second consecutive game, Rutgers' offense left something to be desired and that has to be a major concern headed into a big ...

    Blog | September 08, 2012
  9. BC, VT cruise past FCS opponents

    Andrea Adelson

    Boston College and Virginia Tech each won Saturday. Here are quick recaps: Boston College 34, Maine 3: Maine jumped out to an early 3-0 lead and it took about a quarter for Boston College to find its rhythm. The story of the day was Spiffy Evans, ...

    Blog | September 08, 2012
  10. Holgorsen impacted WVU assistant

    Andrea Adelson

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- West Virginia inside receivers coach Shannon Dawson played under coach Dana Holgorsen at Wingate, an FCS school in North Carolina. It was just one season, but that was enough to convince Dawson he should get into coaching....

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  11. Final: USF 70, FAMU 17

    Andrea Adelson

    USF easily handled FCS opponent Florida A&M 70-17 on Saturday night. In the process, the Bulls set a new Big East record for total offense with 745 yards. That broke the old mark of 729 yards, set by Louisville against Middle Tennessee in 2007...

    Blog | September 17, 2011
  12. Final: Pitt 35, Maine 29

    Andrea Adelson

    There is no way Pitt coach Todd Graham feels good about the end of this game, not with a big test at Iowa looming next week. The Panthers had a too-close-for-comfort 35-29 win against FCS Maine, a game that featured inconsistent play from quarterb...

    Blog | September 10, 2011
  13. Big East weekend rewind

    Andrea Adelson

    Time to take a quick look back on Week 1 and look ahead to Week 2. The good: The Big East went 8-0, joining the Big 12 as the only conferences to have a perfect record on opening weekend. Four of the wins came against FCS opponents, and two agains...

    Blog | September 05, 2011
  14. What we learned in the Big East: Week 1

    Andrea Adelson

    What did we learn in Week 1? 1. The Big East came to play. The league is 7-0 with the West Virginia-Marshall game left on the slate, a terrific start for a league that was in need of one. Sure, some of the wins came against FCS teams, but at least...

    Blog | September 04, 2011
  15. Cincinnati 72, Austin Peay 10

    Andrea Adelson

    The Cincinnati-Austin Peay game ended while I was gathering video and quotes from the USF-Notre Dame game. As expected, the Bearcats had little trouble with their FCS opponent, winning 72-10. Zach Collaros threw four first-half touchdown passes. T...

    Blog | September 04, 2011
  16. Big East predictions: Week 1

    Andrea Adelson

    Game day is finally here, so you know what that means. Prediction time! With four games against FCS opponents and two more against non-AQs, this should be a good week for the Big East. Murray State at Louisville, Thursday, 6 p.m. ESPNU. We get our...

    Blog | September 01, 2011