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  1. Different feel in Year 2 for Syracuse, Pittsburgh

    Matt Fortuna

    Syracuse and Pittsburgh came into the ACC seemingly attached at the hip, Big East defectors under new head coaches who engineered key upsets and surprised many by making bowl games. Wins in those bowl games boosted expectations for Year 2 in the conf...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  2. ACC morning links

    Matt Fortuna

    Dabo Swinney turned 45 on Thursday. And while he has had obvious success during his run at Clemson, his early body of work might surprise you, especially when compared to other big-name coaches. The (Charleston) Post and Courier's Aaron Brenner br...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  3. What we learned in the ACC: Week 12

    Matt Fortuna

    It was another wild weekend in the ACC. Here are our takeaways from it: The road still goes through FSU. This time the deficit was 16, on two separate occassions. No matter. Dalvin Cook's late touchdown clinched a 30-26 FSU win in Miami -- its 26t...

    Blog | November 16, 2014
  4. ACC morning links

    Matt Fortuna

    Remember when Denzel Perryman said at ACC Kickoff in July to not be surprised if some Miami fans dress in crab suits for the Florida State game? With the game two days away, the mother of one of Perryman's star teammates got a head start on the fu...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  5. ACC morning links

    Matt Fortuna

    There is cautiously optimistic good news on Clemson's quarterback front, as Deshaun Watson is back throwing a football again. The freshman signal caller broke a bone in his finger on his right hand Oct. 11 against Louisville and had surgery two da...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  6. Duke, Pitt look for better defensive showings this time around

    Matt Fortuna

    One safety grew up a Michigan fan but ended up at Ohio State, the other safety was raised in Ohio but ended up at Michigan. Naturally, Jeremy Cash and Ray Vinopal now lead the defenses of No. 24 Duke and Pitt, respectively. Each unit will try to m...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  7. ACC viewer's guide: Week 9

    Matt Fortuna

    Miami silenced Virginia Tech's Lane Stadium fairly early Thursday night. Will we find more drama in the rest of the Week 9 slate? Noon North Carolina at Virginia, ESPN3, #UNCvsUVA: Marquise Williams is coming off consecutive career outings. Vir...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  8. ACC morning links

    Matt Fortuna

    Clemson and Texas A&M announced late Thursday that the Tigers would replace Oregon on the Aggies' schedule in 2018 and 2019. How about a round of applause for Clemson, everyone? Seriously, look at the Tigers' future nonconference schedules....

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  9. ACC morning links

    Matt Fortuna

    We start Thursday with the fallout of the Wainstein Report, which stated Wednesday that North Carolina academic advisers pushed athletes toward sham classes from 1993-2011. You can read all about it here, and even though no head coaches were direc...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
  10. Hokies search for offensive answers

    Matt Fortuna

    Shane Beamer walked into the door of his home at 2:45 a.m. Friday. He was up in time to drop his daughter off at school before getting to the office by 9. By lunchtime, he was through with film of Virginia Tech's 21-16 loss at Pitt from the previous ...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  11. ACC viewer's guide: Week 8

    Matt Fortuna

    Pittsburgh snapped a three-game skid Thursday by beating Virginia Tech. Here's the rest of the ACC action for Week 8. Noon Syracuse at Wake Forest, ESPN, #CUSEvsWAKE: AJ Long gets the start for Syracuse after Terrel Hunt and Austin Wilson both ...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  12. ACC morning links

    Matt Fortuna

    We start today, like most other days, talking about quarterbacks. Louisville is going back to Will Gardner as its starter against NC State after two games with Reggie Bonnafon taking the first-string snaps. Syracuse, meanwhile, is looking more and...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  13. ACC morning links

    Matt Fortuna

    Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher was adamant before the 2013 draft that EJ Manuel lacked the tools be an NFL starter and should not be picked before the third round, our Adam Schefter reported, citing sources. The Buffalo Bills benched the second-...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  14. ACC morning links

    Matt Fortuna

    It appears things are getting a bit salty between a pair of ACC coaches. Florida State's Jimbo Fisher fired back Monday at NC State coach Dave Doeren, two days after Doeren had accused the Seminoles of faking injuries in FSU's 56-41 win. "Well, I...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  15. ACC viewer's guide: Week 5

    Matt Fortuna

    Plenty of ACC teams wrap up their nonconference slate on Saturday, but there are several important league games, too, in addition to Notre Dame's foray into semi-ACC play. Here's what's on deck. Be sure to follow along on Twitter using the hashtags b...

    Blog | September 27, 2014
  16. Akron coach Terry Bowden recognizes Paul Chryst, Pitt

    Matt Fortuna

    Terry Bowden grew up in Morgantown and attended West Virginia. For fun, he and his friends would make the hour-plus trip to the big city of Pittsburgh to go shopping at the South Hills mall. He'd watch Terry Bradshaw sling it at Steelers training cam...

    Blog | September 26, 2014