ACC Football Daily Links — Should Clemson Give Former Auburn RB Michael Dyer a Chance?

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Clemson Should Consider Offering Dyer Another Chance (Greenville News)

Technically there is no such thing as a free agent in college football. In reality a few of them rise up and offer themselves to a school in need of their services, and some of these unofficial free agents are a big deal that can make a substantial difference in a football program. Does the name Russell Wilson ring a bell? Wilson graduated from North Carolina State after the 2010 season, but he had a year of eligibility remaining…

Michael Holmes “Permanently Separated From the University” (Gobbler Country)

According to a tweet by David Teel of the Daily Press this morning, Virginia Tech Athletic Director Jim Weaver confirmed to him that Michael Holmes has been “permanently separated from the university.” Holmes, the Hokies’ starting running back to open the year in 2012, had been involved in a physical altercation outside of a popular Blacksburg night club back on April 21st…

Clemson Football: Game-by-Game Predictions for 2013 (Athlon Sports)

Clemson is coming off the best two-year stretch in school history, but the program’s sights are set even higher in 2013. With quarterback Tajh Boyd turning down the NFL for one more year in Death Valley, the Tigers are the preseason favorite to win the ACC title. In addition to Boyd, Clemson returns 12 other starters, including receiver Sammy Watkins and a handful of key defenders…

Georgia Tech’s Paul Johnson on “Committable” Offers and More (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

How do you know if you have a “committable offer” from Georgia Tech? It’s pretty easy, according to Yellow Jackets coach Paul Johnson: All Georgia Tech scholarship offers are committable offers. “I don’t know what a ‘committable’ offer is,” Johnson said. “To me, when you offer a kid a scholarship, you’ve got to let them commit, otherwise you’re not really offering…

Pitt’s Defense to Send Loud, Clear Message to Opponents (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

When Pitt defensive tackle Aaron Donald was asked what it was like to have the same coaching staff in place for two seasons in a row, a giant smile flashed across his face. “It’s great,” he said. “I can’t explain it, it’s just great.” Donald didn’t really have to explain it. His smile said it all. With the continuity of a stable staff comes a more accurate idea of what is expected from the coaching staff when players arrive for training camp in August…

Georgia Tech Ready to Take on New-Look ACC (Macon Telegraph)

The ACC will have a different look this fall, with the addition of the Syracuse and Pittsburgh as full-fledged members. Georgia Tech is the only team in the conference that has both Syracuse and Pittsburgh on its schedule for the fall. The Yellow Jackets will host Syracuse on Oct. 19 and host Pitt on Nov. 2 for their homecoming game. “Both come in with a great football tradition, a storied past,” Georgia Tech head coach Paul Johnson said…

Syracuse Releases Renderings of New Indoor Football Practice Facility (Syracuse.com)

Syracuse revealed the first look at its new indoor football practice facility on Tuesday, releasing renderings on its athletics website. Members from the university were also on hand Tuesday night at a Tomorrow’s Neighborhoods Today meeting to present the plans for the facility. “It’s the nature of a Division I football team,” said Steve Schroeder, the assistant director for planning at Syracuse who gave the presentation…

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