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  1. Story of the season: Wake Forest

    David M. Hale

    When the new coaching staff arrived at Wake Forest, they began their evaluation of the program with strength tests. The numbers, Dave Clawson said, were not encouraging. Clawson had coached at all levels of football, but what he found at Wake Fore...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  2. Ranking the ACC's bowl games

    David M. Hale

    We finally have our bowl matchups set, but unfortunately we have to wait another few weeks before we get to watch more football. So to fill that void, we're ranking the bowl games from the most exciting to the least. 1. Rose Bowl Game presented by...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  3. ACC playoff tracker: Dec. 3

    David M. Hale

    There's one game remaining in the ACC season, but so much is on the line for both Florida State and, astonishingly, maybe Georgia Tech, too. Here's where things stand in the hunt for the College Football Playoff. Florida State Seminoles Record:...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  4. ACC playoff tracker: Nov. 19

    David M. Hale

    We're down to one in the ACC chase for a spot in the College Football Playoff -- and even that was a close call. Florida State rallied from a big deficit once again to keep its playoff hopes alive, while Duke collapsed in the second half to end its c...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  5. Earning committee's respect an uphill battle for Duke

    David M. Hale

    David Cutcliffe knows how absurd it sounds. It's not that he hasn't thought about it -- but Duke in the College Football Playoff? That's more dream than reality. The Blue Devils are 7-1 and in control of their own destiny in the ACC's Coastal Divi...

    Blog | November 05, 2014
  6. Why No. 5 Alabama Crimson Tide could still make a move up the CF...

    David M. Hale

    Despite already having one loss and looking toward a tough remaining schedule, Alabama still could make a move up the College Football Playoff Rankings.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2014
  7. ACC playoff tracker: Oct. 29

    David M. Hale

    The first round of rankings from the College Football Playoff committee are here, and while it was top-heavy for the SEC, Florida State's place at No. 2 bodes well for the ACC. It helps, too, that while Louisville and Clemson are all but eliminated f...

    Blog | October 29, 2014
  8. Hokies, Heels look to avoid 0-2 in ACC

    David M. Hale

    The film has been tough to watch, Michael Brewer said. He's always taken pride in protecting the football, but for the past four weeks, Brewer has fed a steady dose of wayward passes to Virginia Tech's opposition, and the results have been ugly. F...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  9. ACC playoff watch: Week 4

    David M. Hale

    The roller coaster ride of perception for the ACC has already had its share of highs and lows, and this week figures to be about as big as any when it comes to setting the table for the College Football Playoff. So let's see where the conference stac...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  10. Planning for success: Georgia Tech

    David M. Hale

    Georgia Southern and Georgia Tech have never faced each other before on the football field, and yet, there will be an obvious sense of familiarity when the two get together Saturday in Atlanta. Tech coach Paul Johnson was an assistant at Georgia S...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  11. ACC playoff watch: Week 2

    David M. Hale

    The march to the College Football Playoff figures to include plenty of twists and turns, and at season's end, the ACC is hoping to have at least one team with a chance to win a national championship. Throughout the year, we'll monitor the league's ch...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  12. ACC fearless predictions

    David M. Hale

    The college football season is finally ready to kick off. No doubt all the time we've spent studying depth charts and devouring news will be rendered meaningless by September's end, but that won't stop us from making a few bold predictions about what...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  13. ACC morning links: Indispensable players

    David M. Hale

    With the news that Ohio State lost quarterback Braxton Miller for the season, USA Today wondered what the effect might be of a major injury on a few of the other top College Football Playoff candidates, including Florida State. According to the st...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  14. ACC's biggest battles: Nos. 1 & 2

    David M. Hale

    The 2014 college football season starts in just nine days. We're getting you ready by counting down the ACC's 10 biggest battles of the fall. Today, we're wrapping things up with the two games most likely to define the season for the ACC. No. 2 ...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  15. Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer sees opportunities ahead

    David M. Hale

    These are dark times by Virginia Tech's lofty standards, but Frank Beamer has never been happier. Beamer doesn't see a program in the final stages of a doomed dynasty despite the program's recent struggles.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2014
  16. ACC's biggest battles: Nos. 7 & 8

    David M. Hale

    The 2014 college football season starts in 14 days. We're getting you ready by counting down the ACC's 10 biggest battles of the fall. Today, we're looking at numbers 7 and 8. No. 8 The matchup: Florida State vs. Oklahoma State Date/Location...

    Blog | August 14, 2014