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  1. Different tactics for Clawson, Franklin

    Heather Dinich

    Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson's first recruiting class was put together in a matter of weeks -- a timetable cut unenviably short, much like the task of Penn State coach James Franklin. Their approaches, though, were vastly different. When Claw...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  2. Terps to see familiar faces in Big Ten

    Heather Dinich

    Maryland's 2014 Big Ten schedule just got even more interesting. On Nov. 1, the Terps will travel to Penn State, where they will face their former offensive coordinator, James Franklin, who is now head coach of the Nittany Lions. On Nov. 29, Ma...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  3. PSU's Franklin will be tough foe for Terps

    Heather Dinich

    Penn State is Dream Job No. 2 for James Franklin. Dream Job No. 1 slipped out of his grasp in 2010, when Maryland hired Kevin Anderson as its athletic director. In February 2009, Franklin was Maryland's offensive coordinator and one of the coun...

    Blog | January 11, 2014
  4. Pregame: Music City Bowl

    Heather Dinich

    NC State (7-5, 4-4 ACC) vs. Vanderbilt (8-4, 5-3 SEC) WHO TO WATCH: NC State quarterback Mike Glennon. He is a legitimate pro prospect who finished first in the ACC in passing yards per game (304) and second in total offense (292 yards per game). ...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  5. Maryland Terrapins coach Randy Edsall gives Danny O'Brien full re...

    Heather Dinich

    Maryland coach Randy Edsall has changed his mind and decided to grant former quarterback Danny O'Brien a full release from the program with no transfer restrictions, according to a news statement the school issued Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  6. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Today is Valentine's Day. You know you'd luuuuuv to join the chat at 1 p.m. ET today. I am still waiting for my flowers and chocolates from you. Join the chat. Show the ACC some love. And check out these lovely links ... Meet the ACC's new happy ...

    Blog | February 14, 2012
  7. Independence Bowl keys

    Heather Dinich

    Here are three keys for North Carolina (7-5) heading into its matchup against Missouri: 1. Attitude. As simple as it sounds, if the Tar Heels aren't emotionally and mentally into this game, they won't be in it on the scoreboard, either. North Caro...

    Blog | December 26, 2011
  8. Independence Bowl: UNC vs. Missouri

    Heather Dinich

    North Carolina (7-5) will make its fourth straight bowl appearance and first in the AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl when it faces Missouri (7-5) in Shreveport, La. Here's a quick preview of the game: WHO TO WATCH: The 1,000-yard club. For the firs...

    Blog | December 26, 2011
  9. Friday conversation: Terps' QB C.J. Brown

    Heather Dinich

    In his first collegiate start last weekend, Maryland quarterback C.J. Brown rushed for 162 yard against the No. 7 team in the nation, undefeated Clemson. Are the Terps gearing up for back-to-back Rookie of the Year awards by two quarterbacks on the s...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  10. Getting back to a bowl: Wake Forest

    Heather Dinich

    Having spoken to Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe several times this offseason, one thing is clear: He honestly believes his team is better than it was a season ago, when the Deacs finished 3-9. And it should be. A natural progression is expected for any ...

    Blog | July 05, 2011
  11. 2011 ACC vs. SEC prediction

    Heather Dinich

    The ACC posted a 4-5 record against the SEC in 2010, including a 2-0 record in the bowl games with wins over Tennessee and SEC East champ South Carolina. The league was hardly embarrassed by the bully of college football, but can it improve upon t...

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  12. ACC's best offseason coordinator hire

    Heather Dinich

    Finally. Now that Maryland has hired/promoted a defensive coordinator, all of the major coaching changes in the ACC should be complete. Aside from the two new head coaches -- Maryland's Randy Edsall and Miami's Al Golden -- the coordinator positio...

    Blog | February 17, 2011
  13. Military Bowl preview: Maryland (8-4) vs. ECU (6-6)

    Heather Dinich

    It's been an emotional month for Maryland coach Ralph Friedgen, who will coach his final game after athletic director Kevin Anderson announced the department would buy out the final year of Friedgen's contract. Friedgen was named the ACC's Coach of t...

    Blog | December 28, 2010
  14. Expectations raised at Maryland

    Heather Dinich

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Maryland had the ACC's Coach of the Year. It had the second-biggest turnaround in the FBS. And it was one win away from a chance to play in the Discover Orange Bowl. None of it helped Ralph Friedgen's job security. "I took ...

    Blog | December 20, 2010
  15. Maryland staff, players left in limbo

    Heather Dinich

    There is miscommunication and confusion going on at Maryland right now. Maryland AD Kevin Anderson is strongly considering asking coach Ralph Friedgen to take a buyout and retire,'s Joe Schad is reporting. Friedgen did not answer his cell...

    Blog | December 17, 2010
  16. Franklin's departure opens options for AD

    Heather Dinich

    While the departure of Maryland offensive coordinator James Franklin to Vanderbilt leaves the Terps' future leadership in limbo, it's not a bad thing. In fact, it's refreshing. Maryland is no longer stuck with a messy coach-in-waiting plan. Fra...

    Blog | December 17, 2010