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  1. ACC lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    It's HD's turn to do the links this week. For those of you who have been following the blog since its inception, you might remember it has been an annual tradition of mine to start the links each day with one of my favorite Christmas movie quotes. Yo...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  2. 2013 Top 25 player countdown: No. 25

    Heather Dinich

    It's that time of year, ACC fans -- the time to argue, debate and discuss who the best 25 players in the ACC will be in 2013. This has become an annual tradition here at, and it hasn't gotten any easier. Colleague Andrea Adelson and I have b...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  3. 'Huge piece of Clemson tradition' damaged

    Heather Dinich

    Cody Sargent is a student at Clemson who gives the impression he would rather stand guard at The Rock 24-7 than see it vandalized again. Sargent, who is going to be a junior this fall, had heard some rumors on campus last week that something might...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  4. Dabo Swinney statement on Howard's Rock

    Heather Dinich

    Clemson coach Dabo Swinney issued the following statement on Thursday regarding the vandalism to Howard's Rock: "It is very disappointing that someone would disrespect our unique tradition to this extent. It is one of the iconic images of the game. ...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  5. 2012 postseason top 25 players: No. 25

    Heather Dinich

    Here is a second chance at getting this right. Now that the season is over, it's time to take a look back at who the top 25 players were in the ACC during the 2012 season. It's become a tradition in the blogs to rank the top 25 players each presea...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  6. Sign language: Florida State Seminoles

    Heather Dinich

    To some, autographs are priceless. For the Seminoles, their signatures in their locker room are for their eyes only. It was a tradition that began in coach Jimbo Fisher's first season, when the Noles won the Atlantic Division and played in the Ch...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  7. Sign language: Miami Hurricanes

    Heather Dinich

    You can throw up "da U" all you want in Miami's locker room, but whatever you do, by no means whatsoever do you dare even think about stepping on da U. The smoke coming out of the tunnel isn't the only tradition in Coral Gables. The Canes are a we...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  8. Storied traditions: Virginia Tech

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia Tech's lunch pail has come to not only symbolize the Hokies' tireless, blue-collar approach to the game, but also inspire current players to uphold that tradition. It all began in 1995 when then-co-defensive coordinators Rod Sharpless and Bu...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  9. Hokies seniors continue winning tradition

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia Tech senior receiver Danny Coale remembers the same storyline from a year ago - the senior class had a chance to finish the season as the winningest in school history. Now it's his turn. Winning at Virginia Tech has become as much of a...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  10. Storied Traditions: Howard's Rock

    Heather Dinich

    This isn't just any Hill. Note the capital H. Clemson's entrance was once described as "the most exciting 25 seconds in college football," and the tradition of rubbing Howard's Rock before running down the Hill has become one of the most recogniza...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  11. Florida State traditions vote

    Heather Dinich

    Florida State has advanced to the final round of SportsNation's NCAA Football Traditions bracket, and the Seminoles, well, it looks like they're almost a lock. Because of some technical issues, the final round of voting has been moved to SportsNation...

    Blog | July 12, 2011
  12. Best tradition: FSU and Clemson still alive

    Heather Dinich

    It's time for the quarterfinal round of SportsNation and EA Sports' best college football tradition bracket, and Clemson and Florida State have both advanced. Last week, Florida State defeated Florida, and Clemson defeated USC. Way to represent, A...

    Blog | June 21, 2011
  13. Vote: Best college football traditions: FSU vs. Florida

    Heather Dinich

    It's your turn, Seminoles. Earlier today, Clemson fans had a chance to vote for their school as having the best college football tradition. Florida State is also featured in the first round of the SportsNation bracket. Chief Osceola and Renegade v...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  14. Vote: Best college football traditions

    Heather Dinich

    SportsNation is looking for your vote on the best college football traditions. One of the first-round matchups features No. 3 Clemson against No. 14 USC: Howard's Rock vs. Tommy Trojan and Traveler. Your vote will help advance your favorite tradit...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  15. ACC spring helmet stickers

    Heather Dinich

    For those of you who follow the blog year-round, you know that helmet stickers are a tradition in the fall, and only five of them are given out following every Saturday during the season. This spring, the conference also had some top performers deser...

    Blog | May 06, 2011
  16. ACC's love letters

    Heather Dinich

    Well done, ACC fans. You've shown your love for this conference well. The mailbag was filled with love letters to coaches, teams, stadiums and traditions. Not every school was represented (seriously, I swear to you, not one Carolina or Boston College...

    Blog | February 14, 2011