ACC Football Daily Links — ACC’s Depth at Defensive Line Makes Ranking Them a Difficult Task

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

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Sizing Up the ACC: Clemson Just One in a D-Line Depth-Filled Conference (Orange and White)

Depth? Check. Talent? The ACC has that too on the d-line in 2013, with Clemson in the lead group. Of the new 14-team league, nine return at least two-thirds of their starters and four return their whole unit from last season. Preseason watch list candidates line the group, including Pittsburgh defensive tackle Aaron Donald (Bednarik, Lombardi, Nagurski, Outland), Virginia Tech defensive end James Gayle (Bednarik, Nagurski)…

Best and Worst Times to Be a Miami Football Fan (Athlon Sports)

Believe it or not, there actually was a bad time to be a Miami fan before the decline in the last decade. And we’re not talking about the brief time on probation in the mid-90s. We’re talking about the 1970s. It’s tough to remember a time when Miami was a non-factor in college football, but before the Hurricanes became the dominant program of the 1980s, they were on nobody’s radar…

UNC Football Coach Larry Fedora Has Unique Way to Attract Blue-Chip Prospects (Fayetteville Observer)

North Carolina coach Larry Fedora is one of those cutting-edge guys when it comes to recruiting. Whether it’s staging spring practice scrimmages in recruiting hotspots such as Charlotte and Greensboro, or dressing the Tar Heels in the latest designs by Nike, Fedora knows how to appeal to today’s prospects…

Miami Making Progress in Facility Upgrades (ESPN’s ACC Blog)

Miami athletic director Blake James has spoken repeatedly about giving his programs the resources they need to succeed. Progress is being made in that area on the football side. Work continues on the Schwartz Center for Academic Excellence, with phase I already completed. Miami already has a brand new locker room done, along with a players’ lounge complete with couches and flat-screen televisions…

Stefon Diggs Isn’t Winning the Heisman This Year… I’m Sorry (Testudo Times)

I’d like to be pimps from Oakland or cowboys from Arizona but it’s not Halloween. Grow up Peter Pan, Count Chocula. – John Beckwith; We all had a great time with Pete’s piece that Stefon Diggs was going to win the Heisman. I did, you did, we all did. Unfortunately for all of us, Maryland is too far off the national radar to begin the season for Diggs’ candidacy to be met with any real merit…

2013 Virginia Football Roster Profile: Jake Snyder (Streaking the Lawn)

Snyder came to Virginia as a 3-star recruit from all the recruiting services. He was ranked #20, #42 and #80 by Rivals, Scout and ESPN. Jake was recruited by the likes of Ohio State, Purdue and Colorado, as well as much of the ACC. Fans will recall that Jake’s older brother Matt was a walk-on WR who earned a scholarship mostly by working his ass off. o, despite the offers from some top programs, Jake was UVA’s to lose from the start…

FSU’s AD Search About to Heat Up (

Two weeks after announcing he was in the market for a new athletic director, Florida State President Eric Barron confirmed Tuesday that the first two stages of his search are almost complete.FSU officials interviewed prospective search firms on Friday and Monday, and they soon will hammer out a contract with the outfit they plan to hire…

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One thought on “ACC Football Daily Links — ACC’s Depth at Defensive Line Makes Ranking Them a Difficult Task

  1. That hot rod looks like the canary yellow that Clinton Portis had completely customized while he was at the U. It was god awful ugly yet he rocked it like nobody’s business.

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