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  1. UVa focused on football, not PSU storyline

    Heather Dinich

    The six degrees of Penn State branch out to Charlottesville, Va., where Virginia quarterback Michael Rocco was once offered a grey shirt and a chance to join Joe Paterno and the Nittany Lions. It was also a chance to continue the family legacy, as Ro...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  2. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    In other news outside of Penn State, kind of ... Bobby Bowden wouldn't be entirely opposed to Joe Paterno being stripped of his wins. UNC quarterback Bryn Renner has spent time this summer as both a teacher and a student. VT linebackers Bruce...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  3. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    The links roll on ... Clemson coach Dabo Swinney is restoring order to the Tigers' depth at quarterback. Clemson's Brandon Thompson is trying to prove he's one of the best defensive tackles in the nation. Incoming Maryland linebacker Shawn Pe...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  4. Golden, Beamer comment on Joe Paterno

    Heather Dinich

    The death of Joe Paterno on Sunday has resonated throughout all of college football, and two ACC coaches -- Miami's Al Golden and Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer -- have issued public statements in Paterno's honor. Golden was a three-year (1989-91) l...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  5. Dinich: Meet Penn State's new leader

    Heather Dinich

    It was late and dark by the time Penn State defensive coordinator Tom Bradley left his office this past Saturday following the Nittany Lions' 10-7 win over Illinois, and as he walked past the Bryce Jordan Center, he noticed a 20-something man sitting...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  6. Paterno's retirement to leave Beamer at top

    Heather Dinich

    It's ironic that Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer won the inaugural Joseph V. Paterno Coach of the Year Award last season. The award, as described in Virginia Tech's weekly game notes, "is designed to honor the spirit of Penn State head coach Joe ...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  7. Al Golden talks Penn State

    Heather Dinich

    First-year Miami coach Al Golden was a three-year (1989-91) letter-winner and two-year starter at tight end for Penn State. He earned his undergraduate degree in pre-law from Penn State in 1991, and is still emotionally connected to the university an...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  8. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    According to the poll, you guys want to see Notre Dame and Penn State join the ACC next. NC State linebacker Terrell Manning will miss three weeks with a knee injury. North Carolina released more documents pertaining to the NCAA investigation. ...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  9. Better job for Golden: Penn State or Miami?

    Heather Dinich

    First, in order to understand this post, you have to understand my stream of consciousness: 1. Randy Edsall wants to play Penn State. 2. What if, by the time that happens, Miami coach Al Golden returns to coach his alma mater? (Edsall and Golde...

    Blog | June 29, 2011
  10. Friday mailblog

    Heather Dinich

    You think Randy Shannon is feeling some pressure? ... Benton in Danville, Va., writes: HD, I like your goal of having your game predictions percentage be at least Joe Paterno's age (83). I crunched the numbers and based on the likely number of bow...

    Blog | October 15, 2010
  11. ACC predictions: Week 7

    Heather Dinich

    Wake Forest was two points away from making me look smart. Miami was light years. So it goes. After a 4-2 record last week, my overall record stands at 39-12. That's a 76.4 winning percentage. Forget that. I'm aiming for Joe Paterno's age (83). He...

    Blog | October 14, 2010
  12. Beamer takes reigns in ACC

    Heather Dinich

    The most noticeable difference in ACC spring practices this year is that former FSU coach Bobby Bowden is no longer watching from the tower. Without Bowden, the ACC turns to Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer as its winningest active coach. Beame...

    Blog | March 17, 2010
  13. Three reasons it won't be Bowden's last season

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Sooner or later, it's going to happen. Bobby Bowden is going to retire. My guess, though, is that it will happen later than sooner. Here are three reasons why this won't be Bowden's final season: 1....

    Blog | August 20, 2009
  14. Bowden, players unfazed by NCAA sanction

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Regardless of what's happening between the NCAA and Florida State, or what will happen to coach Bobby Bowden's final record, those within the program are downplaying the effects of i...

    Blog | July 28, 2009
  15. Paterno supports Bowden

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Joe Paterno doesn't think FSU coach Bobby Bowden deserves to be stripped of up to 14 wins for the Seminoles' academic cheating scandal, according to a recent interview Paterno had with the Reading Eagle...

    Blog | July 13, 2009
  16. Video: Debating the legacies of Paterno, Bowden

    Heather Dinich college football writers Ivan Maisel, Adam Rittenberg and Heather Dinich debate the legacies of coaching juggernauts Joe Paterno and Bobby Bowden....

    Blog | July 09, 2009