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  1. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    One more day until flight leaves for Greensboro ... Former UNC wide receiver Hakeem Nicks was ineligible during his final season but played anyway. Miami will have to rely on younger players this year. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has an impres...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  2. Former ACC WRs represent in NFL playoffs

    Heather Dinich

    This has been a terrific postseason for former ACC receivers in the NFL playoffs. According to the ACC office, six of the top eight receivers in the playoffs came from the ACC, and they have accounted for 19 of 39 touchdown passes caught, and nine of...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  3. UNC's offense working to catch up to its D

    Heather Dinich

    For the past three seasons under coach Butch Davis, North Carolina has never finished better than 92nd in the country in total offense. Aside from the highlight-reel plays by former wideout Hakeem Nicks, the Tar Heels' offense has existed in relative...

    Blog | April 08, 2010
  4. Scouting UNC

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich As if doubling the win total from four to eight wasn't difficult enough, UNC coach Butch Davis has to now find a way to take the next step, and conquer a nine- or 10-win season. Considering the Tar Heels re...

    Blog | August 07, 2009
  5. The ACC's would-have-been seniors

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich For one reason or another, these people are not playing this season. That doesn't diminish the impact they could have had. Here are the ACC's top five seniors who will be missing this fall: 1. Mark Herz...

    Blog | July 24, 2009
  6. UNC's Yates healthy, leading Heels in summer drills

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Last fall, UNC quarterback T.J. Yates was leading the ACC and ranked 12th nationally in passing efficiency before he suffered a non-displaced fracture of his left ankle against Virginia Tech and missed the next...

    Blog | June 24, 2009
  7. Q&A with UNC OC John Shoop: Part I

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich I think I might be underestimating North Carolina. Butch Davis has a good football team that's hungry to win, and it learned from last year's mistakes and realized a good season could have been a great ...

    Blog | June 03, 2009
  8. ACC blogger vs. SportsNation

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Last week's ACC spring wrap-up included a SportsNation poll with five of the bigger, more popular questions facing the conference this fall. Here are the current results with your votes, as well as whether ...

    Blog | May 11, 2009
  9. North Carolina spring wrap-up

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich North Carolina Tar Heels 2008 overall record: 8-5 2008 conference record: 4-4 Returning starters: Offense: 6, defense: 9, kicker/punter 1 Top returners: QB T.J. Yates, TB Sh...

    Blog | May 07, 2009
  10. Weekend replay: ACC and the NFL draft

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Between a few spring games and the NFL draft, there is plenty of catching up to do. We'll start with how the ACC fared in the NFL draft -- very well, despite a few streaks being broken. What's most inte...

    Blog | April 27, 2009
  11. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Promoting your wide receivers coach to head coach is a little unusual -- so is Dabo Swinney's contract. The fact that Swinney is probably the lowest-paid coach in the ACC shows what everyone already knows a...

    Blog | April 24, 2009
  12. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich First, let's check in on two would-be transfer quarterbacks. Former Miami signal-caller Robert Marve's latest stop was Nebraska, and Duke guard Greg Paulus is checking out Syracuse. Summer ca...

    Blog | April 22, 2009
  13. UNC's Little gives receivers big leadership

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich North Carolina junior Greg Little has been moved back and forth between running back and wide receiver during his career in Chapel Hill. This spring, there was little choice. Considering Carolina lost players w...

    Blog | April 08, 2009
  14. ACC's lunchtime links: Weekend rewind

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich There were plenty of scrimmages this weekend, so around the ACC we go ... It's possible Georgia Tech's next recruiting class will come entirely from the state of Georgia. There were all kinds of thing...

    Blog | March 30, 2009
  15. You look a little green ...

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich They're young. They're inexperienced. They're ... green. In keeping with our St. Patrick's Day theme, here's a look at the "greenest" units on each team in the ACC: BOSTON COLLEGE ...

    Blog | March 17, 2009
  16. Wake Forest, ACC, poised for huge splash in NFL draft

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich If there's one thing the ACC can brag about when it comes to competing against the other BCS conferences, it's NFL draft picks, and this year should be no exception. Over the past three years, the ACC h...

    Blog | March 13, 2009