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  1. ACC morning links: Senior Bowl update

    Andrea Adelson

    The talent across the ACC was plainly evident this past season, so it comes as no surprise that multiple players have made a major impression this week during Senior Bowl practices in Mobile, Alabama. Among those drawing the most praise: Duke team...

    Blog | January 23, 2015
  2. ACC morning links

    Andrea Adelson

    Gene Chizik is now officially onboard as North Carolina defensive coordinator. On paper, the move makes sense. Chizik has made his name as a top defensive coach; North Carolina was unwatchable on defense last season, ranking among the worst groups...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  3. Gene Chizik hired as defensive coordinator of North Carolina Tar ...

    Andrea Adelson

    The North Carolina Tar Heels officially hired Gene Chizik as defensive coordinator Monday, tasking him with revamping one of the nation's worst units this past season.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2015
  4. ACC morning links

    Andrea Adelson

    There was no big mystery about what would happen when the first autonomous legislation passed at the NCAA convention over the weekend. Full cost-of-attendance was first on the docket, and it easily passed. But it was not a unanimous vote. One scho...

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  5. ACC morning links

    Andrea Adelson

    The recruiting dead period ended Thursday, so that means coaches criss-crossed the country making official visits with less than one month to go before signing day. You could have almost played a game of Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego ... ...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  6. Evaluating ACC nonconference schedules

    Andrea Adelson

    Now that the first year in the College Football Playoff is over, we know exactly what to make of nonconference schedules and their role during evaluations. They are important. Just ask Baylor. Of course, nonconference schedules tend to look one...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  7. ACC morning links

    Andrea Adelson

    The ACC did not win a national championship this season, but the league finished with four teams ranked in the final AP poll -- including three in the top 15. While the poll does not exactly provide much consolation, the league can at least point ...

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  8. Story of the season: NC State

    Andrea Adelson

    NC State had one of the most punishing schedules to open the 2014 season, and it had nothing to do with its nonconference slate. That was the easy part. The hard part was opening with eight straight games, including Atlantic heavyweights Florida S...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  9. Clemson, Georgia Tech will push FSU in 2015 ACC race

    Andrea Adelson

    Florida State has won three straight ACC championships, but the Seminoles are not a lock to be the preseason favorites to win the league again in 2015. This could be the season to catch the Seminoles -- especially with Georgia Tech and Clemson ret...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  10. Story of the season: North Carolina

    Andrea Adelson

    It is not hard to pinpoint where the season went wrong for North Carolina. Forget about early indecision at quarterback. Even if Marquise Williams had taken every snap under center in 2014, there was no way he could have compensated for one of the...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  11. Instant Analysis: NC State 34, UCF 27

    Andrea Adelson

    NC State secured its best season since 2011 after a 34-27 win over UCF in the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl on Friday night. Here is how the Wolfpack won: It was over when: Tyler Purvis recovered the onside kick with 1:42 to go after UCF cut the le...

    Blog | December 26, 2014
  12. Viewer's Guide: Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl

    Andrea Adelson

    NC State has used the hashtag #PacktheBay to get its fans to support the Wolfpack in St. Petersburg, Florida, over the holidays. Given where their opponent is from, they are hoping for all the support they can get. UCF only had to take a bus a few...

    Blog | December 26, 2014
  13. NC State's Bryan Underwood gives ultimate gift to young boy

    Andrea Adelson

    Early in the fall, a young NC State fan got out his crayons, his pencils and a clean sheet of paper and started to draw. Soon, a pretty good drawing of receiver Bryan Underwood started to take shape. Josh Medlin, 8, submitted his artwork to a soci...

    Blog | December 24, 2014
  14. ACC morning links

    Andrea Adelson

    Pitt must try and replace Paul Chryst without an athletic director. Maybe that is not such a bad idea. While it is true outgoing AD Steve Pederson helped usher Pitt into the ACC, it also is true he had an uneven track record when it came to hir...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  15. Jacoby Brissett finds unique way to bond with teammates

    Andrea Adelson

    Before the season opener against Georgia Southern, N.C. State quarterback Jacoby Brissett got an idea. He does not remember how the idea came to him, or why it came to him. He just remembers grabbing a pen and some paper and writing a letter, then...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  16. ACC roundtable: Helping league perception

    Andrea Adelson

    Florida State is the only unbeaten team in the nation, but the Seminoles are not seeded No. 1 in the College Football Playoff. While its close victories are a big reason why, conference affiliation also has played a role. The ACC is viewed as the wea...

    Blog | December 09, 2014