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  1. ACC schedules big, but can it back it up?

    Heather Dinich

    Once again, the ACC has a heavyweight nonconference lineup, a group of opponents that includes Georgia, South Carolina, Florida, Ohio State, Notre Dame, UCLA and USC. There's just one problem: The ACC only has one heavyweight. Nobody should be ...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  2. ACC announces 2014 schedule

    Heather Dinich

    The 2014 ACC schedule was released Wednesday, featuring Louisville's inaugural season in the conference, the first year of the ACC's partnership with Notre Dame, one of the nation's toughest nonconference schedules and a weekend of rivalry games to e...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  3. Louisville Cardinals to make debut as 2014 ACC schedule heavy on ...

    Heather Dinich

    The 2014 ACC schedule was released Wednesday, featuring Louisville's inaugural season in the conference, the first year of the ACC's partnership with Notre Dame and one of the nation's toughest nonconference schedules.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  4. 2013 ACC highlights: Did you know?

    Heather Dinich

    Earlier this morning we looked at the best of 2013 in the ACC, but there were a few more highlights worth noting. Did you know ... The three wins over nonconference top-10 opponents tied for the most in ACC history. ACC teams defeated two top-10 ...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  5. Schedule analysis: Florida State

    Heather Dinich

    FLORIDA STATE Nonconference opponents (with 2012 records): Nevada (7-6) Bethune-Cookman (9-3) Idaho (1-11) at Florida (11-2) ACC home games: Maryland NC State Miami Syracuse ACC road games: at Pittsburgh at Boston C...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  6. Syracuse defense hopes to surprise

    Heather Dinich

    Syracuse begins its first season in the ACC with four nonconference games and a bye week -- plenty of time for league opponents to scout the Orange defense, and that's exactly what the rest of the ACC is going to have to do. First-year coordinator...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  7. ACC announces early game times and TV

    Heather Dinich

    The ACC on Thursday announced game times and TV schedules for the first three weeks of the season, with the exception of a few road nonconference games, which are controlled by the host teams' conferences, as well as four of five Thursday night conte...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  8. Rank 'em: ACC's nonconference schedules

    Heather Dinich

    Today, we gave you our version of the toughest nonconference schedules in the ACC. Now it's your turn. The folks at SportsNation were kind enough to set up a Rank 'Em, so you can create your own list if you disagree. It's not easy, especially w...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  9. Ranking the 2013 nonconference schedules

    Heather Dinich

    Let's get this straight: None of these schedules are easy. Lining up against Georgia and South Carolina, though, is a wee bit more difficult than playing La. Tech and Central Michigan. And so we present to you a ranking of the most difficult nonconfe...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  10. UVa lands commitment from top safety

    Heather Dinich

    Maybe Virginia's aggressive nonconference scheduling (See: Oregon, Boise State) isn't so far-fetched -- especially if the program is going to continue to haul in elite recruits like 2014 safety Quin Blanding, one of the top prospects in the state. ...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  11. Brutal slate will humble more than help ACC

    Heather Dinich

    Dear ACC, Good luck. With Alabama, Oregon, Notre Dame, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida in the lineup, there's not going to be enough green on St. Patrick's Day to help the ACC through this nonconference schedule. As far as entertainment ...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  12. Labor Day showdown between Florida State, Pittsburgh opens ACC sc...

    Heather Dinich

    A nationally televised Labor Day matchup between defending ACC champion Florida State and league newcomer Pittsburgh will kickoff what is the largest -- and arguably the most difficult -- schedule in ACC history.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2013
  13. ACC: Nonconference records update

    Heather Dinich

    As the ACC heads into the final week of the regular season, it does so with a 27-17 record against its nonconference opponents this year. Don't forget that 13 of those wins came against FCS opponents, but the good news is that the ACC didn't suffer a...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  14. Wrapping up ACC's afternoon games

    Heather Dinich

    The afternoon games had nothing on the excitement of today's early games. Virginia Tech-Cincy went down to the wire, but ended in favor of the Big East. UNC-Idaho was an absolute snoozer, and the ACC dropped another nonconference game as Virginia fel...

    Blog | September 29, 2012
  15. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    The ACC is off to a 15-3 start against nonconference opponents with losses to Tennessee, ranked Stanford and ranked Kansas State. Overall, it was a good weekend for the ACC. The return of Sammy Watkins could "get ugly" for opposing defenses. ...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  16. Video: Virginia-Penn State preview

    Heather Dinich

    Heather Dinich checks in from Scott Stadium, where Virginia will face Penn State in a nonconference matchup....

    Blog | September 08, 2012