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  1. Friday mailblog

    Heather Dinich

    Here we go ... Diego in Orlando, FL writes: Hey HD, where would you rank our league so far against the other conferences. No FCS loses, three top-25 teams, title contender, 2-2 against the SEC, I'm intrigued because I haven't seen any conference p...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  2. What we learned in the ACC: Week 3

    Heather Dinich

    Here's a look back at five lessons learned in the ACC in Week 3: Syracuse found a quarterback: Granted, it was only against FCS opponent Wagner, a team the Orange drilled 54-0, but Syracuse quarterback Terrel Hunt gave the offense the spark it so ...

    Blog | September 15, 2013
  3. Friday Mailblog

    Heather Dinich

    Spring ball is in the air ... Mark in Washington, D.C., writes: Heather, In non-conference schedule rankings, you list Ga Tech as playing 1 BCS school and 2 FCS schools. Does BYU not count as a BCS school anymore?If BYU does count, why does Ga Tec...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  4. ACC: Nonconference records update

    Heather Dinich

    As the ACC heads into the final week of the regular season, it does so with a 27-17 record against its nonconference opponents this year. Don't forget that 13 of those wins came against FCS opponents, but the good news is that the ACC didn't suffer a...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  5. Wrapping up the early afternoon games

    Heather Dinich

    A few quick thoughts on the the first half of the day: Maryland 7, William & Mary 6: Earlier this week I wrote that Maryland's depth was so thin it was a scholarship or two from being an FCS team. Well, it played like one on Saturday. This win...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  6. 2012 ACC vs. FCS prediction

    Heather Dinich

    This shouldn't even be a topic of discussion. The ACC, though, has a knack for keeping things interesting -- even against FCS competition. During each of the past two years, I have been so bold as to predict an undefeated record for the ACC aga...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  7. NC State and the FCS

    Heather Dinich

    I've gotten several questions from you guys about the status of NC State opponent South Alabama, and how many wins NC State needs this season to become bowl eligible. Answer: Seven. Promise. As you can see here from South Alabama's program time...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  8. Florida State Seminoles to play Savannah State Tigers in place of...

    Heather Dinich

    Savannah State will replace West Virginia on Florida State's 2012 home schedule, Florida State announced Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  9. Season wrap: Duke

    Heather Dinich

    DUKE Record: 3-9, 1-7 ACC Overview: Expectations should have been higher in David Cutcliffe's fourth season, but Duke elicited the here-we-go-again reaction in Week 1 when it lost to Richmond and gave the ACC its lone loss to an FCS program thi...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  10. Tough stretch begins for Clemson

    Heather Dinich

    As Clemson jogged off the field at halftime of its season opener against Troy, the Tigers were booed for their 16-13 deficit. One week later, they found themselves tied at 21 at the half against unheralded FCS opponent Wofford. Ready or not, he...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  11. FSU following the script

    Heather Dinich

    Thank you, Florida State for following the script today. Thanks for putting on a clinic early on how to handle FCS opponents. The Seminoles lead, 31-0, in what has been a refreshingly boring first half. Charleston Southern has no first downs...

    Blog | September 10, 2011
  12. Upset watch: Week 2

    Heather Dinich

    It happened last week, but not in the game I expected it. Despite the resignation of its head coach in late August, Richmond still found a way to beat Duke, and the ACC stumbled against an FCS opponent for the third straight season. Is there an...

    Blog | September 06, 2011
  13. Final: Richmond 23, Duke 21

    Heather Dinich

    I have no choice but to write this for a third straight year: The ACC lost to an FCS program. Again. There were plenty of reasons, but in the end, three things that will be remembered from the Duke Blue Devils' 23-21 loss to the Richmond Spiders t...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  14. Week 1 goal: Avoid embarrassing loss

    Heather Dinich

    Dear ACC coaches, It's a big week for you. Huge. Appalachian State, James Madison, William & Mary and Richmond are all on the schedule -- all FCS programs that have humbled the big boys of the BCS in recent years. App State beat Michigan in...

    Blog | August 29, 2011
  15. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Happy August! Shark week, anyone? Is Virginia most likely to lose to an FCS team this fall? David Glenn weighs in on the firing of former UNC coach Butch Davis. Two more UNC recruits talk about their decision to stay true to the Tar Heel blue...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  16. Can the ACC avoid the FCS upset?

    Heather Dinich

    There is danger lurking on the Week 1 ACC schedule. No, it's not Northwestern, or suddenly serious Syracuse. It's big dogs. James Madison. William & Mary. Richmond. And -- gasp -- Appalachian State. All three of those programs have done ...

    Blog | March 03, 2011