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Louisville offense must catch up to defense in ACC

Louisville offense must catch up to defense in ACC

Louisville faces only 10 days to fix its defense.That would be one mistaken conclusion following the Cardinals’ 31-24 loss to No. 6 Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Saturday at the Georgia Dome. ... Click here for the rest of my Today's U story

No comparing Ohio State vulnerability to Virginia Tech

No comparing Ohio State vulnerability to Virginia Tech

Football fans are quick to leap to conclusions. Ohio State playing Monday night at Virginia Tech with a suspension-depleted lineup is the latest example.Yes, the Buckeyes are without All-American defensive end Joey Bosa and three offensive players, H-backs Dontre Wilson and Jalin...

Former Harbaugh player and assistant coach has seen this before

Former Harbaugh player and assistant coach has seen this before

J.T. Rogan played for Jim Harbaugh his first season at the University of San Diego. The former running back also coached with him on his Stanford staff.He flew from his San Diego home for Harbaugh’s highly anticipated Michigan debut Thursday night at Utah. He had prime seats –...

Long ACC weekend of help or hurt for the openers

Long ACC weekend of help or hurt for the openers

Thank you, ACC.The conference presented us with a fan friendly opening Labor Day weekend with 14 teams playing from Thursday through Monday night. Some of the games are more important than others toward the ACC’s goal of shedding the label of No. 5 in overall strength among the...

Clemson season comes to down beating Florida State

Clemson season comes to down beating Florida State

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Colleges make more than gesture opening practice to students

Colleges make more than gesture opening practice to students

North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren tried something different in this era of paranoid football coaches closing practice to the media and fans.His Wolfpack’s Leadership Council, which is made up of players representing all four classes and positions, requested he open practice...

NC State may turn to freshmen running backs

NC State may turn to freshmen running backs

A year ago Dave Doeren sat at a table with a long line of fans waiting for him to sign souvenir North Carolina State football posters at the Wolfpack’s fan day.One of the school’s supporters dressed in red waiting in line added some commentary as Doeren signed ... Click...

Florida State could lose five games this year

Florida State could lose five games this year

You may read this line in 2015 regarding Florida State football: “The Seminoles lost their fifth game in a season for the first time since 2009.”There is too much amiss with off-field problems and lack of leadership among returning players an inexperienced team. The program is...

Beamer at risking of staying too long at Virginia Tech

Beamer at risking of staying too long at Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer still knows football at age 68 as he enters his 29th season with the Hokies. Of that there should be no doubt. But knowing it and retaining the ability to teach it changes with time. Sometimes coaches and their team’s personality no longer...

Takeaways from second Duke scrimmage

Takeaways from second Duke scrimmage

DURHAM, N.C. – The greening of Duke’s renovated Wallace Wade Stadium continued as the Blue Devils tested the pristine turf grown in Georgia and transplanted in quadrants for the first time in fall camp.After 75 snaps in Saturday’s second scrimmage leading to the Sept. 3 opener at...