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  1. Improved ACC schedule could help vs. SEC

    Heather Dinich

    The 2013 ACC schedule finally evened the playing field a bit with the SEC. One of the most important bonuses of the ACC schedule that was released on Monday was the league's new and improved philosophy of lightening the load the week before the SE...

    Blog | February 26, 2013
  2. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Around the ACC we go ... Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson continues to move the defense away from former coordinator Al Groh's philosophies. Clemson's defense has also gone back to basics. Maryland is trying to find a quick fix for its running...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  3. Golden confident Miami headed right way

    Heather Dinich

    When Al Golden left Temple, he made sure to pack the thick, 4-inch binder filled with notes and philosophies on how he wants to run a program -- the expectations, core values, recruiting philosophies, camps, offseason programs, practice plans and pri...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  4. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    If you could choose one school other than your alma mater to play football at, which one would it be? When it comes to recruiting, Wake Forest has a different philosophy, but it works for the Deacs. Duke, though, beat the Deacs and the Wolfpack...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  5. Hokies shift staff duties, not philosophy

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer said his decision to have quarterbacks coach Mike O'Cain call the plays this year was "not a shift in offensive philosophy," rather it was more from an "operational standpoint." Beamer said O'Cain is in the quarter...

    Blog | April 21, 2011
  6. Randy Edsall's recruiting philosophy unlikely to change

    Heather Dinich

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- The first few weeks as head coach at Maryland were a whirlwind for Randy Edsall. He was hired on Jan. 2, leaving him about a month to cobble together his first recruiting class. In the end, Edsall lured in what amounted to a t...

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  7. Season recap: Virginia

    Heather Dinich

    With a new staff, new schemes and new philosophies, first-year coach Mike London knew his team would be a work in progress this year, but he still had hoped for a better finish. The Hoos surprised almost everyone with their upset of then-No. 22 Miami...

    Blog | December 07, 2010
  8. Opening camp: Virginia

    Heather Dinich

    Schedule: Practice starts at 3:45 p.m. and the first five are open to the public. What's new: Everything. New coach, new coordinators, new schemes, philosophies and attitudes. Sidelined: Sophomore guard Aaron Van Kuiken is out with a wrist inju...

    Blog | August 06, 2010
  9. Georgia Tech's Peduzzi talks strength and conditioning

    Heather Dinich

    Neal Peduzzi is the director of player development at Georgia Tech and oversees the Jackets' strength and conditioning program. He has been there for seven seasons and found some time to chat recently about his job, his philosophy and a few of his st...

    Blog | June 23, 2010
  10. Miami recruiting philosophy same under Hill

    Heather Dinich

    Miami receivers coach Aubrey Hill is an approachable guy. He has the kind of down-to-earth personality high school coaches gravitate to and appreciate, which is why Hill was the right choice as the Hurricanes' recruiting coordinator. Word out of Miam...

    Blog | June 22, 2010
  11. Checking in with Virginia DC Jim Reid

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia begins spring practices today, and the Cavaliers do so with an almost entirely new staff, new philosophies, and are in search of a new quarterback. There is a lot of work to be done to get to the postseason, but there is also a sense of conf...

    Blog | March 15, 2010
  12. Video: Virginia Tech recruiting

    Heather Dinich

    ACC blogger Heather Dinich talks about the recruiting philosophy at Virginia Tech....

    Blog | February 01, 2010
  13. Johnson, Cutcliffe use different schemes, similar philosophies to...

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Despite the program's bookworm image, grade transcripts aren't the first thing Duke coach David Cutcliffe looks at when scouting a recruit. "I absolutely look at the 40-time first," Cutcliffe said. "Football ...

    Blog | November 11, 2009
  14. Clemson playing Beamer Ball?

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Clemson coach Dabo Swinney seems to be embracing a philosophy shared by Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer -- just win, regardless of how many points the offense accounts for. The difference is, that's Beamer's...

    Blog | September 22, 2009
  15. Preseason predictions: Maryland

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich MARYLAND 1. First-year defensive coordinator Don Brown will have the right plan but the front seven will be a step behind in executing it. Brown was a great hire, and his aggressive defensive philosophy will ...

    Blog | July 20, 2009
  16. Davis rebuilding UNC with same philosophy he had at Miami

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich On Wednesday's ACC teleconference, North Carolina coach Butch Davis spent a significant amount of time talking about his coaching tenure at Miami. While the Tar Heels aren't exactly a mirror image of th...

    Blog | April 17, 2009