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  1. Duke lineman takes long road to Durham

    Heather Dinich

    When Duke coach David Cutcliffe boarded a plane to Chicago on a cold November bye week to watch offensive lineman Laken Tomlinson play high school football, two worlds collided. Cutcliffe -- an Alabama man with football in his blood -- and Tomlins...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  2. John Mellencamp's son walks on at Duke

    Heather Dinich

    Duke freshman Hud Mellencamp -- the son of singer/songwriter John Mellencamp -- has been added to the roster as a walk-on defensive back. Mellencamp was home-schooled and didn't play high school football. Duke coach David Cutcliffe said he's going...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  3. Clemson's offense improves with Morris

    Heather Dinich

    Despite the repeated motto in Death Valley under coach Dabo Swinney, not everyone was "all in" when offensive coordinator Chad Morris was first hired. He was one year removed from coaching high school football in Texas. He was bringing in a new of...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  4. Clemson offense ready for a change

    Heather Dinich

    Clemson first-year offensive coordinator Chad Morris is a self-described "high school football coach coaching college football." His resume, which includes one season at the collegiate level and 16 seasons coaching Texas high school football, refl...

    Blog | January 25, 2011
  5. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Maryland coach Ralph Friedgen made quite an entrance when he literally dropped in on a high school football game on Friday night.It looks as if Wake Forest found its offensive identity against Duke.Virginia Tech pr...

    Blog | November 03, 2008
  6. Checking in on T.J. Yates

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Grant Halverson/Getty Images T.J. Yates threw for a school-record 2,655 yards in 2007. While helping instruct high school football campers from all over the country this past weekend, UNC qua...

    Blog | July 15, 2008
  7. Patrick DeStefano of Clemson Tigers forced to quit football doe t...

    Heather Dinich

    Clemson Tigers redshirt freshman offensive lineman Patrick DeStefano has a career-ending shoulder problem and will no longer play football for the No. 3 Tigers, the school announced Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2013
  8. Where are they now: Chris Weinke

    Heather Dinich

    The decision had been made: Quarterback Chris Weinke chose to sign a professional baseball contract out of high school instead of playing football for Bobby Bowden. So when Bowden told Weinke that he would save a scholarship for him should he ever de...

    Blog | June 28, 2011
  9. FSU's promise keeper

    Heather Dinich

    Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson should narrow his recruiting pool to Davidson High School in Mobile, Ala. So should every other college football coach in the country. Why? Because at Davidson High, the recruits stick to their promises. No, r...

    Blog | May 23, 2011
  10. Georgia Tech's Jones to play baseball

    Heather Dinich

    Georgia Tech A-back Roddy Jones will play baseball for the Jackets this spring, but he won't miss any spring football, a school spokesman confirmed today. Jones was drafted out of high school by the Chicago White Sox, so yeah, he's got some skills. ...

    Blog | February 10, 2010
  11. Virginia Tech ushering in new talent at linebacker

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich It wasn't until his junior and senior year in high school that Virginia Tech linebacker Jake Johnson started paying close attention to college football and became aware of the Hokies' nationally known t...

    Blog | June 29, 2009
  12. 25-year-old quarterback David Shinskie commits to Boston College

    Heather Dinich

    Boston College received a commitment on Saturday from 25-year-old quarterback David Shinskie, a former star at Mount Carmel High School in Pennsylvania who spent the past six years playing minor league baseball.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2009
  13. Jimmy Graham, Miami Hurricanes basketball forward, to play tight ...

    Heather Dinich

    Miami forward Jimmy Graham has decided to chase a dream and join the Hurricanes football team as a tight end, the Miami Herald reported.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2009
  14. Tate ready to leave recruiting process behind

    Heather Dinich

    Wide receiver Kenny Tate, inundated with letters and offers from colleges across the country, is ready to leave the recruiting process behind, writes Heather Dinich.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2008