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  1. AD gearing up for role on playoff committee

    Heather Dinich

    Spring football hasn't even begun in Death Valley, and Clemson athletic director Dan Radakovich is already trying to figure out what his November schedule will look like as one of 13 members on the College Football Playoff Selection Committee. "No...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Friday mailblog

    Heather Dinich

    Games aren't over yet ... Scott Falkenberry in Nashville, TN writes: The debate about what the four-team playoff would look like this year is very, very interesting.The argument used against Auburn being a top-four team this year is amusing, at be...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  4. College Football Playoff selection committee will have its hands ...

    Heather Dinich

    There was little controversy to end the BCS era but don't expect that to be the norm as college football transitions to a playoff. It's rare that it will be as easy to pick the top two teams as it was this season, let alone the top four.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2013
  5. UNC embraces bowl opportunity

    Heather Dinich

    At this time a year ago, North Carolina was an eight-win team with nowhere to go. This year, the Tar Heels are a six-win team and ecstatic. UNC is bowl-bound once again after serving a one-year postseason ban because of NCAA sanctions. Not only...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  6. Image repair needed for ACC bowl teams

    Heather Dinich

    This isn't the first time the ACC has set an NCAA record for bowl-eligible teams. The conference also did it in 2008, sending 10 teams to the postseason. Problem was, the league finished 4-6 in its bowl games that season. Having a plethora of b...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  7. Crowded postseason could await ACC

    Heather Dinich

    Here's the good news: The ACC currently has eight bowl-eligible teams and four more with a chance to reach the six-win mark. The SEC is the only other major conference with the potential to have 12 bowl-eligible teams, which would set an ACC record. ...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  8. Terms announced for College Football Playoff selection committee

    Heather Dinich

    The first meetings of the College Football Playoff selection committee ended Tuesday morning with terms for all 13 committee members set to expire by February 2018.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2013
  9. College football selection committee panel vows transparency

    Heather Dinich

    The 13 members of the College Football Playoff selection committee met Monday at the Marriott Wardman Park to get introduced to each other and begin discussing how they're going to choose the top four teams in the country next season.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2013
  10. BCS: No. 2 FSU has clear path to Pasadena

    Heather Dinich

    Feel free to thank Stanford, ACC fans. Stanford's 26-20 win over Oregon on Thursday night changed the postseason picture for the ACC and dramatically increased Florida State's chances of playing in the national championship game. With Oregon's los...

    Blog | November 10, 2013
  11. Duke season preview

    Heather Dinich

    Today we're looking at the Blue Devils as they try to get back to the postseason for the second straight year under coach David Cutcliffe: Duke Blue Devils Coach: David Cutcliffe (65-69 overall; 21-40 at Duke) 2012 record: 6-7 Key losses:...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  12. Most important game: Wake Forest

    Heather Dinich

    Our "most important game" series concludes today with Wake Forest: Wake Forest Most important game: Nov. 23 vs. Duke Why it's important: These two programs are jockeying for a spot in the postseason and they're starting to get in each other'...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  13. Bowl schedule released for 2013-14 season

    Heather Dinich

    The Football Bowl Association officially released the cumulative schedule for the 2013-14 bowl season on Wednesday, a list that again features 35 bowl games in 28 communities over a span of 17 days. Thirty-three of the 35 postseason games will be ...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  14. Poll: ACC bowl tie-ins in 2014

    Heather Dinich

    The current bowl math doesn't favor the expanded version of the ACC. With eight bowls and 14 teams in the conference, that means only 57 percent of the ACC will make the postseason this year, at most. 3682361With 14 teams in the conference, inc...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  15. 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
  16. New Era Pinstripe Bowl, Gator Bowl likely for ACC, source says

    Heather Dinich

    The ACC's future bowl lineup is likely to include the New Era Pinstripe Bowl and a return to the Gator Bowl, a source told

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2013