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ACC counting on Louisville against Auburn in opener

ACC counting on Louisville against Auburn in opener

We’ll know if Louisville is an ACC contender after Week 1 if we hear a collective roar from its conference members.They’ll be celebrating the unranked Cardinals’ upset victory over No. 7 Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game on Sept. 5 in Atlanta. Louisville, with such a...

Cutcliffe on the improving state of the ACC

Cutcliffe on the improving state of the ACC

You only need to listen to Duke coach David Cutcliffe speak to recognize his southern roots are in the deep south and Southeastern Conference rather than his current ACC and Durham, N.C., residences.His accent tells you as much as his bio. ...Click here for the rest of my...

Five bold predictions for the ACC include Stephen Colbert

Five bold predictions for the ACC include Stephen Colbert

Atlantic Coast Conference officials need a new champion to carry the conference banner. Florida State has been devaluing the ACC currency for too long.Off the field, players running amok have created SEC-like baggage.Click here for my Todaysu.com story on ACC predictions.

Wake Forest QB Kendall Hinton height measures up

Wake Forest QB Kendall Hinton height measures up

A year ago Wake Forest started a true freshman quarterback, but another true freshman may emerge as the Demon Deacons’ man under center for the future.John Wolford has returned for his sophomore year with 12 starts under his belt, but 2014 was a long 3-9 offense-challenged season...

Unintended Impact featured on CFB Pros podcast

Unintended Impact featured on CFB Pros podcast

Click here for a College Football Pros podcast with Michigan State alum and author Jim Proebstle on his book, "Unintended Impact." Jim's book is a unique account on how his old brother Dick, a high school and college teammate, suffered Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy as a...

Pierre sacrifices himself to boost Duke running game

Pierre sacrifices himself to boost Duke running game

Newsflash: Duke, short on bodies in the backfield due to injuries, moved its backup quarterback to running back. The positions listed for Nicodem Pierre on the roster now reads, “QB/RB.”Duke’s first test of its emergency backfield will be a Saturday night scrimmage in preparation...

Adazzio remains Boston College gain and Florida loss

Adazzio remains Boston College gain and Florida loss

Four seasons later – the last two at Boston College and the previous two at Temple – Florida’s loss has been Boston College’s gain (not to mention Temple’s).Florida passed on promoting offensive coordinator Steve Addazio to succeed his boss, when Urban Meyer took what turned out...

McCaffrey surname adds to Duke chasing Stanford reputation

McCaffrey surname adds to Duke chasing Stanford reputation

Duke football’s upswing continues climbing toward the Stanford bar of national respect for elite academics and winning football. What the Blue Devils need next is a longer run that translates into preseason national rankings they failed to attract in 2015.“Internally, I think...

Sudden QB race will define Florida State season

Sudden QB race will define Florida State season

Florida State’s quarterback heir-apparent identified Sean Maguire last season and throughout spring drills. That is, until Notre Dame transfer Everett Golson showed up on Florida State’s doorstep in mid-May.We’ll have to wait and see if Maguire and Golson support each other as...

Ohio State and Florida State similar but different

Ohio State and Florida State similar but different

Ohio State’s run of victories includes a 2014 national title and 26-of-29 wins the last two seasons.Florida State’s success features a 2013 national title and a superior winning percentage of 27-of-28 games won the last two seasons.Click here for the rest of my TodaysU.com story...