ACC Football Daily Links — Clemson’s Much Improved, On a Record-Setting Offensive Pace

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

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Clemson Fans Should Like Tigers’ New Look (ESPN’s ACC Blog)

Over the past three and a half years, Clemson has been given a makeover — so much so that if you’re just tuning in, you might not recognize the 13th-ranked Tigers. The offense looks unstoppable. The defense is much better than the disaster it was in the infamous Orange Bowl loss to West Virginia. And the coaching staff is earning its money. The biggest difference?…

Tigers On a Record-Breaking Tear, With More Milestones Within Reach (Orange and White)

As Clemson kicks off its first three-game, season-ending homestand since 1998, the Tigers are on a record-breaking tear, with more milestones within grasp. At the top of the list is the school record for consecutive victories at Death Valley. A win over Maryland on Saturday will give Clemson 12 straight victories at home, dating back to the 2010 South Carolina game…

Va. Tech Isn’t Shifting Its Approach to Defense (The Virginian-Pilot)

Virginia Tech’s offensive struggles have put the defense into a corner: Play close to perfect or the Hokies don’t have much of a chance. But defensive coordinator Bud Foster said Tech’s offensive woes haven’t changed his crew’s approach and won’t even Thursday night, when points figure to be at a premium against No. 8 Florida State…

Miami Running Back Duke Johnson’s Tribute Jacket Explains His Mission (Sun Sentinel)

Jogging through the Sun Life Stadium tunnel, Duke Johnson was dialed in. Dreams became reality as warmups began with Florida State on the other side of the 50 as the sun set that Oct. 20 evening. But that Saturday night under the lights meant a little more to Miami’s star freshman. Beyond the rivalry and the national TV audience, Johnson made a statement without opening his mouth…

Syracuse vs. Louisville: One Last Chance to Keep Your Attention (Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician)

If I had to venture a guess, I’d say most Syracuse Orange fans have either given up on the season or are disheartened to the point where it’s hard to care anymore. After a season watching this team toy with their emotions, looking like a team to be reckoned with one week and a team that can’t seem to get out of it’s own way the next, it’s hard to stay motivated as a fan. There’s only so many times you can invest…

Defense Stepping Up For Cavaliers (ACC Sports Journal)

As the calendar turned to November, there was a very real possibility that Virginia’s football team would end the season on a 10-game losing streak. There is no assurance that the Cavaliers will win another game as they take on Coastal Division rivals Miami, North Carolina and Virginia Tech – the first two games at home – but the Cavaliers will have a chance if they can come close to repeating their performance in an improbable 33-6 victory at N.C. State…

Injury-Plagued Maryland Tries to Remain Positive (USA Today)

An unfathomable rash of injuries has turned a once-promising season into a disaster for Maryland. With a linebacker at quarterback and their leading tackler out for the year, the Terrapins are limping to the finish line with little chance of winning another game. Maryland (4-5, 2-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) is a 31½-point underdog Saturday on the road against No. 10 Clemson (8-1, 5-1)…

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