ACC Football Daily Links — ACC’s Challenge Same As Ever: Win More Games

Monday through Friday each week, we compile the best links on ACC football from around the web.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

ACC’s Task Still Same: Win Big or Go Home (ESPN’s ACC Blog)

Tuesday will be one of the most important days in college football history, as a presidential oversight committee could formally approve a four-team playoff proposal. One president from each of the 11 FBS conferences and Notre Dame will meet in Washington D.C. to discuss the conference commissioners’ proposal. The new playoff format would be in place for the 2014 season…

In Many Recent Seasons, ACC’s Football Playoff Chances Would Have Been Nil (Daily Press)

Little in Washington, D.C., transpires on time or as expected. But if a group of 12 university presidents meeting in the nation’s capital Tuesday can agree, major college football will have its first playoff, a four-team bracket, starting in 2014. We’ll never know, but here’s how the ACC might have fared had such a format existed when the conference added Virginia Tech and Miami…

ACC RB Rankings: Bernard Leads the Field (Fox Sports Carolinas)

If North Carolina’s coaches hadn’t been so cautious using Giovanni Bernard at the outset of last season, his numbers would have been significantly more impressive than they were. And they were darn good. Bernard missed his first season at UNC after tearing his ACL just a couple of days into fall camp in 2010…

On Maryland’s Local Football Recruiting Turnaround: How It Happened and What It Means for the Future (Testudo Times)

I have to admit, it’s getting tougher and tougher to contain myself. I made it through the Maryland Pride jerseys, through the hiring of Mike Locksley, through last year’s late recruiting surge that made anything seem possible, through Wes Brown’s awesomely rambling commitment, through the day-long party that was Stefonukkah, and at no point in that chain of events did I ever lose control…

Former Rutgers Quarterback Tom Savage Transfers to Pitt (CBS Sports)

The long and winding road of quarterback Tom Savage has reached its final collegiate destination–and it’s one not all that far from where he started. ESPN’s Andrea Adelson reported Monday the former Rutgers freshman All-American and Pennsylvania native has transferred to Pitt, is enrolled in classes and will join the Panthers for the 2013 season after sitting out a second transfer year in 2012…

Iowa DE John Raymon Transferring to Syracuse, According to Report (Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician)

In a way, the Iowa Hawkeyes owed us a defensive end. Clearly, they had too many when they stopped up 47 consecutive times at the goal line in 2007 to win the game. They finally decided to pay up today as former Iowa DE John Raymon has decided to transfer to play for the Syracuse Orange, per John Garcia, Jr…

McDonald is #14 for 2013 (Streaking the Lawn)

Virginia is one of the hottest teams in the nation on the recruiting trail right now. The Cavaliers added another prospect to the 2013 class Monday, when Guard Jack McDonald made his pledge. McDonald, a Massachusetts native, chose the UVA over his other two finalists, North Carolina and Boston College…

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