ACC Football Daily Links — Florida State Has Been “Underestimated” This Season, Says Bobby Bowden

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Monday, August 26, 2013

Bobby Bowden Says FSU Has Been “Underestimated” (USA Today)

It’s not as if Bobby Bowden has secretly gathered intelligence on Florida State’s football team. But fans will be thrilled to hear what the former Seminoles coach has noted about FSU. In fact, Bowden thinks college football pundits have “underestimated” coach Jimbo Fisher’s team, pointing to the Seminoles’ potential at quarterback and prowess on defense…

See Why the ACC Needs to Root for Clemson in 2013 (Gaston Gazette)

There’s a widely held misconception, especially around certain areas of the ACC, that commissioner John Swofford plays favorites when it comes to North Carolina. It’s an easy assumption to make, considering that he played quarterback for the Tar Heels and served as the school’s athletic director before being appointed to his current league-wide position in 1997…

UNC Football: QB Bryn Renner Sees Room for Improvement (Charlotte Observer)

Bryn Renner is entering his third season as the starting quarterback at North Carolina, yet when he described recently how he approached the offseason, he sounded as though he might have been worried about being benched. “I think every day I go out there, my job is on the line,” said Renner, who threw 28 touchdown passes and seven interceptions last season – the first in coach Larry Fedora’s spread offense…

STL Roundtable: Which Virginia Football Player Are You Looking Forward to Seeing? (Streaking the Lawn)

After Matt Pik’s post earlier this week on which Hoo is poised for a breakout season, the STL staff discussed: Which player are you most excited to see on August 31st? Matt Trogdon: I’m going to go with an outlier and say I’m excited to see Tra Nicholson. Virginia’s secondary could be quite good this year, and as a long-time Cavalier fan, I haven’t been able to say that often…

David Cutcliffe: Duke Not Overlooking Anybody (Duke Report)

As the days til the start of Duke Football season now enters single digits, the Blue Devils are beginning prep work for their opener against NC Central. Head coach David Cutcliffe, during his teleconference on Wednesday, said they were starting the game-week off on Wednesday, and would be implementing the game plan and game scenarios moving forward…

Deacons Searching for Staying Power (Winston-Salem Journal)

Among the luckiest teams in college football the past few seasons have been the ones fortunate enough to play Wake Forest after the leaves begin to fall. By late October and November, the Deacons haven’t had much of a team left to put up a fight. The trend of late-season fades, a perennial problem since 2009, once again caught up with Wake Forest last season, resulting in a fourth straight losing record…

O’Brien Defends His NC State Tenure (Daily Progress)

When Tom O’Brien sat down to chat with media last week, he focused mostly on the future, on how he wanted to help Virginia football return to its glory days under Hall of Fame coach George Welsh. His goal to get the Cavaliers back into the postseason and be a sounding board to coach Mike London, offensive coordinator Bill Lazor, and the rest of the staff, was well documented here last weekend…

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