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  1. Clemson has played OL shuffle this year

    Andrea Adelson

    Clemson has had so many depth issues and injuries on its offensive line, it has had to take an unconventional route: playing its starters every single snap. It happened twice earlier this season, the first time on record that Clemson played the sa...

    Blog | November 04, 2014
  2. Why Virginia Tech will win the Coastal

    Andrea Adelson

    The ACC's Coastal Division is wide open entering the 2014 season. With six of seven teams receiving at least one first-place vote in the preseason media poll, the possibilities for how this race shakes out are seemingly endless. Here, we take a look ...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  3. ACC in Round 1 of NFL draft

    Andrea Adelson

    Let's take a quick look back at how the ACC did in the first round of the NFL draft. As expected, former Clemson receiver Sammy Watkins was the first ACC player off the board, going to Buffalo with the No. 4 overall pick. Two of the best players i...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  4. Syracuse, LSU set home-and-home series

    Andrea Adelson

    Syracuse and LSU will play a home-and-home series beginning in 2015, the schools announced Wednesday. The first game between the two will take place Sept. 26, 2015 at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse. LSU will host the second game at Tiger Stadium on ...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  5. Syracuse Orange, LSU Tigers to play home-and-home series starting...

    Andrea Adelson

    The Syracuse Orange and LSU Tigers will play a home-and-home series beginning in 2015, the schools announced Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  6. Diagnosing the ACC

    Andrea Adelson

    The ACC has to be thrilled with the first three weeks of the season: three top-25 teams, including two in the top 10, a 2-2 record against the SEC in early nonconference games and six unbeatens so far. What could be ailing this conference? Take a ...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  7. Miami season preview

    Andrea Adelson

    Today we take a look at Miami, the preseason favorite to win its first Coastal Division title. Miami Hurricanes Coach: Al Golden (13-11 in two years at Miami; 40-45 in seven years overall) 2012 record: 7-5 (5-3 in ACC) Key losses: RB Mike...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  8. Video: Syracuse coach Scott Shafer

    Andrea Adelson

    Andrea Adelson talks to Orange coach Scott Shafer about replacing senior leadership, and how the team will help take pressure off of a first-year starting quarterback....

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  9. Did you know: ACC in NFL draft

    Andrea Adelson

    Time to take a look at how the ACC has fared in the NFL draft, by the numbers. Special thanks to Mike Finn in the league office for the information. The ACC holds NFL draft records for most first-round selections (12) and most overall picks (51),...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  10. Big East mailblog

    Andrea Adelson

    With our weekly chats on hold, stop by here Jon in Tampa, Fla., writes: People keep forgetting about Aaron Lynch, the USF transfer from Notre Dame who was a first-team Freshman All-American. What is your take on how he will do this season? Andr...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  11. Your votes on top moment, improved QB

    Andrea Adelson

    We had a bonanza of polls on the ACC blog this week, and wanted to take a quick moment to review your thoughts on both. First: What was the ACC's best moment of 2012? With nearly 7,000 votes in, Chandler Catanzaro's game-winning field goal to b...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  12. Early Big East power rankings for 2013

    Andrea Adelson

    Time to take an early look at the new-look Big East headed into 2013. Now, a few caveats: First, these rankings are subject to change many times before the season begins. Second, I am basing them mostly on returning starters and results from 2012. Si...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  13. Best case/worst case: Big East bowls

    Andrea Adelson

    We are days away from the start of bowl season, though the first Big East game does not kick off until Dec. 27, when Cincinnati plays Duke in the Belk Bowl. Let's take a quick look at the best case/worst case scenarios for each Big East team in th...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  14. Q&A: USF coach Willie Taggart, Part II

    Andrea Adelson

    Here is the second part of my interview with new USF coach Willie Taggart, who goes over what it will take for the Bulls to get another 1,000-yard rusher, his defensive philosophy and when this program will win its first championship. His answers ...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  15. Big East mailblog

    Andrea Adelson

    Thanks to all of you who wrote in this week with your kind words on my Butch Jones and Charlie Strong takes. I cannot print them all, but I did read them all and have selected a few to share with you all. I am humbled! First, on Jones leaving for ...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  16. What is each ACC team playing for?

    Andrea Adelson

    Only three regular-season games remain. So what is every team in the ACC playing for down the stretch? Let's take a look: Atlantic Division Boston College. The Eagles are going to end up with consecutive losing seasons for the first time sin...

    Blog | November 07, 2012