ACC Football Daily Links — Steve Addazio’s Radical Overhaul of Boston College Football Culture

Boston College Eagles Steve Addazio Culture Change Radical Overhaul

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

Thursday, April 18, 2013

BC Trying to Change Culture (ESPN’s ACC Blog)

Despite all of the headaches and heartaches Boston College has gone through in recent years, senior linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis said he only has one regret: That he doesn’t have two more years in the program. Pierre-Louis has bought in to what first-year coach Steve Addazio and his staff have been doing in order to get the program back on track in Chestnut Hill…

Your ACC Football/Game of Thrones Mashup (The Key Play)

Season Three of Game of Thrones is well underway and the Virginia Tech Spring Game is this Saturday. Let’s stretch some analogies! As the ACC expands its ranks to 14 teams this season, we find more than a few parallels. House Targaryen – Virginia Tech; Words: Fire and Bud; Ruled the land year after year. Problems at the top (Mad King, play-calling coaches) spurred an uprising that ultimately made the Lannisters/FSU the most powerful house around…

What Should Florida State’s Jacob Coker Do? (Tomahawk Nation)

By now, you’ve probably read that Florida State’s red-shirt junior quarterback Clint Trickett will transfer — likely to West Virginia or USF. Trickett can play immediately at his new school, taking advantage of the graduate transfer rule as he will graduate in May. But that might not be the end of the transfers at the quarterback position for the Seminoles…

Wolfpack Looking for New QB (Associated Press)

North Carolina State is looking for a new quarterback to go with its new offense. Coach Dave Doeren is wrapping up his first set of spring practices with a competition between Colorado State transfer Pete Thomas and Manny Stocker. The winner will inherit the starting job first held by Russell Wilson — who later transferred to Wisconsin and is now with the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks — then Mike Glennon…

UM is Right, But NCAA Has the Might (Miami Herald)

What is it they say about no animal being more dangerous than one wounded or backed into a corner? Apparently the same is true of a staggered NCAA, which suffers from the national embarrassment of its own corruption and buffoonery but nevertheless has some desperate fight left in it. This cannot be good news for the University of Miami. UM has done all it can to publicly shame the NCAA into submission…

Who Should Pay Syracuse University’s $7.5 Million Big East Exit Fee? (

For Syracuse University to leave the Big East Conference and join the Atlantic Coast Conference, it has to pay the Big East a $7.5 million exit fee. But what part of the university should pay it? The university’s trustees say the cost should be shared by the whole university – every school, every revenue-generating entity such as its office of housing and meal plan, as well as the athletics department…

2013 N.C. State Spring Game: How to Watch or Attend (SB Nation)

N.C. State’s annual spring football game, which honors former women’s basketball head coach Kay Yow, will get underway at 1:30 p.m. ET at Carter-Finley Stadium on Saturday afternoon. There is no cost to attend the game, but fans are asked to donate at least one dollar, with all proceeds going to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund and Kay Yow Endowment…

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