ACC Football Daily Links — Breaking Down What the College Football Playoff Selection Process Will Look Like

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

Thursday, April 25, 2013

What the College Football Playoff Selection Process Will Look Like (Team Speed Kills)

The selection process for the College Football Playoff is going to be a bit different than what it was for the BCS. It’s not even finalized yet, but last night’s announcements fill in most of the blanks. Using the final 2012 BCS standings as a stand-in for the selection committee’s rankings, here is what the big six bowls would look like under each of the three rotation options…

Did You Know: ACC in the NFL Draft (ESPN’s ACC Blog)

Time to take a look at how the ACC has fared in the NFL draft, by the numbers. Special thanks to Mike Finn in the league office for the information. The ACC holds NFL draft records for most first-round selections (12) and most overall picks (51), both set in the 2006 draft; The ACC has had at least 31 players chosen in the draft in each of the past eight years, the second-longest streak of its kind nationally…

Potential Bowl Tie-Ins (ACC Football Rx)

Well, it’s official — the Chick-Fil-A (Peach?) bowl will no longer be ACC vs. SEC after this season. Beginning in 2014, it will be one of the access bowls of the college football playoffs. For the ACC, there goes our 2nd best bowl! Obviously, it needs to be replaced. Add to that the fact that there will now be 2 more football teams plus (possibly*) Notre Dame vying for one of these non-playoff bowls…

Tar Heels on NFL Draft First Round Radar (Tar Heel Blog)

Tonight is the NFL Draft(8 PM on ESPN & NFL Network) which stands as simultaneously fascinating and annoying. In many respects it does make for compelling viewing, especially when you add social media to the mix. The second guessing of NFL GMs is a time honored tradition and with the draft people get to do it instantly…

Risk vs. Reward: The Bills’ Need for a Quarterback Trumps Pick Value (Messenger Post)

To succeed in the National Football League, teams need to have a good quarterback. Just look at the last five Super Bowl champions — the Baltimore Ravens, New York Giants, Green Bay Packers, New Orleans Saints and Pittsburgh Steelers — every one of those teams featured a top-level quarterback. Those teams all developed those quarterbacks from young rookies into superstars, with the lone exception being Drew Brees…

Offensive Line Builds BC’s Foundation (The Heights)

Every house needs a solid foundation. As the Boston College football programs starts to rebuild its house, that foundation will be formed on the offensive line. Head coach Steve Addazio has spent his whole career specializing in the position, and along with offensive line coach Justin Frye, the two are working toward reestablishing a unit that has slipped in recent years…

Drew Allen: Syracuse Got Back to Me “Within 15 Minutes” (Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician)

Kevin Fitzgerald over at Orange Fizz got a chance to hop on the phone with incoming Syracuse Orange quarterback Drew Allen. Go give it a listen here and check out the highlights below… On his first friendship on the SU football team… I’m excited to get up there. Jarrod [West] was my host on my visit. He and I are already good buddies. We text all the time and communicate, so building that relationship is key”…

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