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  1. Tajh Boyd No. 2 in latest Heisman Watch

    Heather Dinich

    Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd is No. 2 in this week's Heisman Watch for, followed by No. 8 Jameis Winston and No. 10 Sammy Watkins. As good as Boyd is, I'm just astounded at what Marcus Mariota does for Oregon. I watched a lot of the Alab...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  2. Tajh Boyd takes lead in Heisman Watch

    Heather Dinich

    Clemson fans have to be floating today. They've got the No. 4 team in the nation, and they've got the early leader in the Heisman race. Yes, this is the ACC blog, not the SEC blog. What a difference one game can make. Quarterback Tajh Boyd f...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  3. ACC Heisman Watch: Week 12

    Heather Dinich

    The reality of the situation is that even the best ACC players right now are in the shadow of the stars of undefeated teams: K-State quarterback Collin Klein, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o and Oregon running back Kenjon Barner -- and even Texas A&...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  4. ACC Heisman Watch: Week 8

    Heather Dinich

    The ACC's odds of producing a Heisman candidate are about as good as the conference finding its way into the top of the BCS standings right now. The truth is, it's a long shot, but if Florida State and Clemson can cling to one-loss seasons, there is ...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  5. ACC Heisman Watch: Week 7

    Heather Dinich

    The following three players are still getting a smattering of votes in's weekly Heisman Watch. Colleague Andrea Adelson gave a vote to Clemson receiver DeAndre Hopkins this week. Here's a look at the ACC's top Heisman contenders for Week 7: ...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  6. ACC Heisman watch: Week 4

    Heather Dinich

    There's been a changing of the guard this week, but this will be settled on the field Saturday in Tallahassee. For now, Tajh Boyd has the edge among the ACC's top three Heisman contenders: 1. Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd: He threw for 310 yards a...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  7. ACC Heisman Watch: Week 3

    Heather Dinich

    Clemson could own this Heisman Watch list, really. Between quarterback Tajh Boyd, receivers Sammy Watkins and Nuke Hopkins, and running back Andre Ellington, you could make a case for any of those guys. In fact, Andrea Adelson and I BOTH put Hopkins ...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  8. ACC's 2012 Heisman hopefuls

    Heather Dinich

    The ACC has legitimate Heisman contenders this season. It has experienced quarterbacks. It has one of the nation's top receivers. It has one of the country's best defensive backs. And it has a preseason top-10 team in Florida State. The question i...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  9. Too-early ACC Heisman look

    Heather Dinich

    There was a point this year when the ACC had a legitimate contender for Heisman Trophy. Clemson was 8-0, and quarterback Tajh Boyd had played his way into's weekly Heisman watch. If he did it in his first season as a starter, there's no reas...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  10. ACC Heisman Watch: Week 10

    Heather Dinich

    For the past few weeks, this space has been dedicated to the ACC's Heisman hopefuls. Long shots, dark-horse candidates, and the most legitimate name -- quarterback Tajh Boyd -- have all been mentioned. Now, it's time to say goodbye. Goodbye, He...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  11. ACC Heisman watch: Week 9

    Heather Dinich

    Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd has made the cut. On the most recent list of five Heisman candidates I turn in to each week, Boyd was No. 4, ahead of Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson, who threw two picks and had an intentional grounding...

    Blog | October 25, 2011
  12. ACC Heisman update

    Heather Dinich

    It's going to take a lot for an ACC player to crack a Heisman lineup that currently includes Andrew Luck, Russell Wilson, Kellen Moore, Trent Richardson, and Robert Griffin III. If Clemson remains undefeated, though, the Tigers could be the league...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  13. ACC Heisman watch: Week 7

    Heather Dinich

    It's unfortunate the players on losing and/or struggling teams don't really get much consideration for college football's most prestigious individual award, because there are some fantastic players who aren't on Clemson's roster who are deserving of ...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  14. ACC Heisman watch

    Heather Dinich

    Last week, Clemson freshman Sammy Watkins stole the show. Now it's time to turn our attention to the player helping him look good, quarterback Tajh Boyd. Statistically, Boyd didn't have his best game in the win at Virginia Tech, but he pulled the ...

    Blog | October 04, 2011
  15. A freshman Heisman hopeful?

    Heather Dinich

    A true freshman? The Heisman Trophy?! It's never happened. It wasn't even until 2007, when Tim Tebow won, that a sophomore cracked the code. Rarely -- rarely -- in Heisman history have freshmen even finished among the top 10 in Heisman votes. ...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  16. ACC Heisman watch

    Heather Dinich

    Don't snooze on this post today, I've got a new name for you: Miami running back Lamar Miller. In case you haven't been paying attention, Miller started running in the Canes' spring game and hasn't stopped. He is fourth in the country with 151.5 y...

    Blog | September 20, 2011