ACC Football Daily Links — NC State’s Season Already in Dire Straits After Loss to Tennessee

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

Thursday, September 6, 2012

At 0-1, Wolfpack Face Fork in the Road (Fox Sports Carolinas)

his is a very big week for N.C. State’s football team. It isn’t so much that winning at Connecticut is such a monumental task, although it won’t be easy, but that if the Wolfpack manages to lose, red flags will rise all over Raleigh. This was supposed to be the season sixth-year coach Tom O’Brien’s program flexed its muscles, rose above previous inconsistencies and approached a double-digit winning season…

Oh, What Could Have Been… No. 9 West Virginia vs. No. 6 FSU (Orlando Sentinel)

Consider this an ode to West Virginia and Florida State. Oh, what could have been. Oh, what could have been if only the rulers of college football conference realignment and nine-game conference schedule configurations didn’t have to have their way? Oh, what could have been if, for the sake of the fine folks in Tallahassee, the Mountaineers could have respectfully declined…

Maturing Tajh Boyd Drawing Raves at Tigers’ Helm (Orange and White)

Clemson came to the line at the Auburn 4. The Georgia Dome was roaring, with Auburn trying to protect a 19-16 lead early in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic. As Clemson’s offense lined up, DeAndre Hopkins looked down the line at Tajh Boyd, the Tigers’ junior quarterback. Boyd caught his eye, changed the play at the line…

Rettig’s Performance Stands Out in Loss (ESPN Boston)

Time and tape review didn’t change things for Frank Spaziani. “Twenty-four hours later, after reviewing the tape, I feel the same way I did after the game,” the fourth-year coach said of the Eagles’ 41-32 loss to Miami on Saturday. “That was a winnable game but we didn’t play winning football. That was disappointing but there’s really a lot of positive going on”…

Rocco in Firm Control of Virginia Offense (Cavaliers Insider)

When Virginia coach Mike London was asked about his starting quarterback Michael Rocco during Tuesday’s weekly press gathering, London said pretty much the same thing he always says about Rocco. London was asked about the outside perception that Rocco is a “game manager,” and whether that is a positive in the eyes of the coaching staff…

ACC Football Coaches By Karaoke Songs (Blogger So Dear)

The season is here, and the ACC is back at it. It’s party time. I posed a question on Twitter Wednesday and haven’t been able to stop thinking about it. Rather than try to explain out a giant or random list of coaches and their favorite karaoke songs, I figured let’s stick to what I know and love — the ACC…

Today’s Featured Music Clip:

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