ACC Football Daily Links — Have Recruiting Victories Equaled On-Field Wins in the ACC?

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

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Analysis: How Much Do Recruiting Rankings Correlate to Winning in the ACC? (

How much does recruiting matter in the ACC? A lot. If you’re really, really good at it. Not much if you’re everyone else. Last week we took a look at Syracuse’s four-star verbal commitments and found them to be largely underachievers. This week I wanted to see how great the correlation was between recruiting success and on-field success in the ACC…

Realignment Report Card: Grading Moves Three Years After Chaos Began (

The conference realignment merry-go-round began spinning in earnest three years ago this week. On June 10, 2010, Colorado accepted an invitation to join the Pac-10. The next day, Nebraska accepted the Big Ten’s offer. The drama would continue in fits and starts for 34 months, finally ending at the highest level of college sports this April when ACC presidents agreed to a Grant of Rights arrangement…

ACC Television Revenue Increased 64.5% in 2011-12 (Daily Press)

ACC television revenue nearly tripled from 2008-12, while the conference’s bowl income increased 50 percent and league basketball tournament receipts declined. This according to the ACC’s five most recent federal tax returns. The net result for the conference’s 12 member schools during that time: Their average annual share of league revenue increased more than 43 percent, from $11.8 million to $16.9 million…

2013 Forecast: Tajh Boyd Has Trips to NYC, Pasadena in Mind for Final Campaign (Orange and White)

Tajh Boyd had a really, really good 2012 season. The Hampton, Va. product set conference records in points in a game (48) and a season (278), total touchdowns by game (8) and a season (46), passing touchdowns (36) – leading the nation in 25-plus yard passes as well (48) en route to an ACC Player of the Year honor. Tajh Boyd has had a really, really great career too…

Greg Dent’s Felony Charges to Affect FSU’s Plans at WR This Season? (Orlando Sentinel)

If Florida State’s football season were to begin today, the Seminoles would currently be charged with the unenviable task of searching for another player to step up and fill the shoes of a receiver who has long been expected to blossom into one of their best playmakers. That’s because the said playmaker would be suspended, unable to compete with the team…

Boston College-UConn to Renew Football Series? (BC Interruption)

Not only are Boston College and Connecticut renewing hostilities on the hardwood, but the two schools could also be looking at restarting a non-conference football series as well. According to The New Haven Register’s David Borges: According to multiple sources, UConn and BC have been in discussions about meeting in non-conference games in coming years…

Wake Forest Football Still Hitting Florida Hard (Blogger So Dear)

One key component of Wake Forest’s success on the gridiron during the Grobe era is the establishment of a Florida talent pipeline. Deacon stalwarts like Alphonso Smith, Stanley Arnoux and Riley Skinner are just some of the talent plucked out of the Sunshine State to make a difference in Winston-Salem. Coach Steed Lobotzke took time today on Twitter to let everyone know that the Deacs’ efforts in Florida weren’t falling by the wayside…

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