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  1. College Football Playoff basics -- How it works and who decides t...

    Heather Dinich

    As we head into a new era of college football, here are a few basics you need to know about the sport's new playoff format.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  2. Miami QB competition in spring spotlight

    Heather Dinich

    Miami running back Duke Johnson is the name and the face of the program as the Hurricanes begin spring practice on Saturday. There's only one problem with that. Johnson is still out this spring with a fractured ankle, and he simply can't do it ...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  3. AD confident in Golden's plan -- and staff

    Heather Dinich

    Warren Sapp has made his feelings about Miami defensive coordinator Mark D'Onofrio very clear: "Don't talk to me about Al Golden and whatever that D-coordinator's name is," Sapp said, according to the "Al Golden, let me tell you what I've...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  4. Playoff selection committee slow going

    Heather Dinich

    The College Football Playoff has its name and its bowl affiliates, but it is still searching for the men who will determine the teams that qualify. Dennis Dodd of reported this week that "the current committee model being discussed d...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  5. Deacs' recruiting quietly making strides

    Heather Dinich

    Pop quiz: Name the Atlantic Division team that won the 2006 ACC title, played in the Orange Bowl, and then had every single starter on defense from that roster go to the NFL. If you said Wake Forest, consider yourself a true ACC fan. Not every ...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  6. Poll: ACC's most improved QB in 2013

    Heather Dinich

    Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd is the big name. He's the face of the ACC heading into the 2013 season. Boyd is the league's best Heisman hopeful, its headliner. That's because of the quantum leap he made between his first and second seasons as a st...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  7. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Clark: 'Tis the season to be merry. Mary: That's my name. Clark: No [kidding] It's time for a new offensive coordinator at Virginia Tech. There is an unusual dynamic playing out at NC State's bowl practices. Georgia Tech receiver Darren Wal...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  8. London taking his time with QB competition

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia coach Mike London said he will release a depth chart on Monday, but that he is in no hurry to name his starting quarterback. London said he and offensive coordinator Bill Lazor have been evaluating the quarterbacks thoroughly during summe...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  9. UVa's Walcott looking like Cam Johnson

    Heather Dinich

    Many ACC fans are familiar with former UVa defensive end Cam Johnson, who was drafted in the seventh round by San Francisco in April. The name Ausar Walcott, though, might not be as familiar to those outside Charlottesville. That could change this...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  10. Wake's Okoro makes name for himself

    Heather Dinich

    Wake Forest cornerback Kenny Okoro has spent the past four seasons making a name for himself as the Deacs' most experienced starter. This year, he decided to change that name. Okoro will go by his given name, Chibuikem Okoro, in 2012. "My pa...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  11. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    That's right, I'm back (uh, guys, I WAS gone for a while). I know, you missed me. But you'll never miss your links ... It's never too early to recruit for 2014 (yeah it is). Future Maryland quarterback Shane Cockerill made a name for himself at...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  12. UNC WR Dwight Jones reinstated

    Heather Dinich

    North Carolina senior receiver Dwight Jones has been reinstated by the NCAA and will play in the Independence Bowl, according to a school spokesman. Jones was declared ineligible by the university after it learned that he allowed his name and picture...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  13. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Clark: 'Tis the season to be merry. Mary: That's my name. Clark: No (kidding). Is it still considered news when the SEVENTH player decides to transfer? Maryland defensive lineman Cody Blue is up next. Clemson running back Mike Bellamy is in t...

    Blog | December 14, 2011
  14. No. 7 Clemson cling to national title hopes

    Heather Dinich

    The good news: The ACC has a team who's name can be mentioned in the same sentence as national title. The bad news: Clemson is going to need a lot of help for that dream to become a reality. At No. 7, Clemson is the ACC's highest-ranked team in...

    Blog | October 16, 2011
  15. Future in limbo for UNC

    Heather Dinich

    Eight days. That's how long North Carolina has to name an interim head coach, get a plan together and develop a new identity before the Tar Heels line up on the field for the first time as a team during fall camp. For the second straight summer...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  16. GT DE 'I-zyan' Cross ready to make a name

    Heather Dinich

    Georgia Tech defensive end Izaan Cross -- pronounced I-zyan -- has heard his name mispronounced almost every possible way. "People butcher it," he said. "I've heard everything from Isaiah to Isaac. People throw in letters that aren't even in my na...

    Blog | July 21, 2011