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  1. Plays that defined the College Football Playoff

    Heather Dinich

    There are many moments that define a season, but this is the first year in which plays defined a playoff.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2014
  2. Poll: Clemson vs. FSU too early?

    Heather Dinich

    In each of the past five seasons, the winner of the Clemson-Florida State game has gone on to play in the ACC championship. In 2013, it was a meeting between two top-five teams, billed all summer to be the most important game of the season. Th...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  3. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Steelers fan stuck in Baltimore. Gotta root for Tyrod Taylor, though, if he gets a shot to play in the Super Bowl. Clemson might have three top-10 opponents in 2013 for only the third time in school history. Duke has lost one of its top recru...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  4. ACC helmet stickers: Week 11

    Heather Dinich

    Here are your top five performers from Week 11: Florida State receiver Rashad Greene: He caught six passes for 125 yards and two touchdowns, including the game-winner, in a 28-22 victory at Virginia Tech on Thursday night. With 40 seconds to play,...

    Blog | November 11, 2012
  5. TBD: Atlantic or Coastal in 2011?

    Heather Dinich

    Go ahead and guess: Which division came out on top this year in inter-divisional play during the ACC regular season? Answer: Dead even at 9-9. Personally, I would have guessed the Coastal Division, based on the struggles of NC State, Marylan...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  6. Weekend rewind: ACC

    Heather Dinich

    It's unbelievable that the final week of the regular season is upon us. Here's a look forward at the top three games of Week 13 and a look back at the highlights and lowlights of Week 12: The good: Quarterback play. Virginia Tech's Logan Thomas, N...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  7. Friday mailblog

    Heather Dinich

    Casual Friday in my office. See you in Death Valley tomorrow? Nick C in Blacksburg Va., writes: Heather, David Wilson ranks among the top in most of the RB categories. That, combined with the unbelievable plays of dragging 3 defenders and somersau...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  8. ACC upset watch: Week 4

    Heather Dinich

    With four teams -- Florida State, Virginia Tech, Clemson and Georgia Tech -- now ranked in the Associated Press Top 25, there are more opportunities for upsets within conference play. Things definitely get more interesting this week with North Caroli...

    Blog | September 20, 2011
  9. One and done for FSU's title hopes

    Heather Dinich

    If Florida State is going to play for the national title this year, it must beat Oklahoma. It's not that a one-loss team can't or won't finish at the top of the BCS standings, but Florida State's schedule does not lend itself to playing enough ran...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  10. Yards to Glory

    Heather Dinich

    Football is a game of inches. You've heard that one, right? Well check out these yards -- all 100 of them. Day by day, is rolling out the top 100 scoring plays by yard. The best 100 yard play. The best 99-yard scoring play. The best...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  11. ACC's friendliest defenses

    Heather Dinich

    On Wednesday we looked at the ACC's top offenses in plays of 20 yards or more. Now it's time to look at the defenses that allowed them. (Note to Bud Foster: This message contains graphic material that might not be suited for lunch pails). These lists...

    Blog | February 24, 2011
  12. UVA lands top recruit

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia fans often ask if their program can compete with Virginia Tech for the top in-state recruits. Yes. Just ask four-star prospect Demetrious Nicholson, who on Wednesday announced his intent to play for Mike London. Nicholson is the third ...

    Blog | December 23, 2010
  13. FSU recruiting on a roll

    Heather Dinich

    The coaching shake-up at Florida State hasn't deterred some of the nation's top recruits from committing to play at FSU. In fact, it might have helped. For the second time in the past six days, Florida State has landed a top-five recruit. The best...

    Blog | December 10, 2009
  14. Clemson's Chancellor out

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich CLEMSON, S.C. - Chris Chancellor is out for the rest of the game with a lower leg injury. This is a significant hit to the Tigers' defense, as Chancellor is a veteran who ranks among the top four active ACC play...

    Blog | November 07, 2009
  15. Georgia Tech wins in overtime

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson is one of the nation's top play-callers, but this one will be hard to forget. On fourth-and-one, instead of going for a short field goal and sending the game into a second overtim...

    Blog | November 07, 2009
  16. What to watch in the ACC: Week 1

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich There are plenty of things worth watching in Week 1 of the ACC, but here are the ones that top my list: 1. Virginia Tech's backfield. Without star running back Darren Evans, coach Frank Beamer intends on play...

    Blog | September 03, 2009