ACC Football Daily Links — Clemson’s Tajh Boyd, Florida State’s Jameis Winston Grab Early Praise for ACC

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

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Tajh Boyd Makes Early Statement for Heisman (Sporting News)

Clemson officially announced its candidacy as a legitimate national-title contender by beating Georgia, 38-35, as a 2.5-point home underdog Saturday night at Death Valley. The Tigers have now won back-to-back games over two of the SEC’s premier programs in UGA and LSU. Senior quarterback Tajh Boyd stole the show by throwing for three touchdowns and running for two more…

Jameis Winston Lives up to the Hype (ESPN’s ACC Blog)

The Jameis Winston era at Florida State began with a completion. Then another. Then another. Then another. On and on it went this way, Winston playing pitch and catch with his receivers like they were playing 7-on-7 in the sandlot. You thought Winston was the most hyped freshman in college football headed into his first start against Pitt?…

Steve Addazio: First Impression of the New Boston College Head Coach (BC Interruption)

For the better part of nine months Boston College fans have watched Steve Addazio kill it on the recruiting trail, but remained skeptical about how the new head coach would do on the field. Florida and Temple fans have warned BC fans that Addazio’s on field coaching was his biggest question mark. On Saturday, we all got to see the first glimpse of the style of football Boston College will be featuring for the foreseeable future…

SU Football: Four Quarters Later, Now What? (Troy Nunes is An Absolute Magician)

What the hell does four quarters of football mean anyway? Sure, four quarters can decide games, seasons, and championships, but the first four quarters of the year? That’s different, at least for most teams. Can the first four out of 48 scheduled quarters really tell us everything we need to know about the Syracuse Orange?…

Against Ducks, Cavs Go From Fast to Faster (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Morgan Moses understands all the hype surrounding Oregon’s football program, from the Ducks’ trendy, high-octane offense to its many wardrobe options. But the Virginia senior left tackle and former Meadowbrook High School standout said Oregon’s cool factor won’t be an issue when the two teams meet Saturday at Scott Stadium. No matter what the uniform is, if it’s Nike or Russell, it’s not going to help you play better”…

The Good, Bad & Ugly Report: SCAR (Tar Heel Blog)

Analysis of Thursday’s UNC loss in Columbia presented some challenges because things were not always as they seemed on the surface. Sure, Carolina kept THE GREATEST DEFENSIVE PLAYER EVER (as hyped by ESPN) from writing his name all over the stat sheet, yet the Tar Heels gave him so much respect the entire game plan was changed…

Offense Gives Hope Going Forward (Gobbler Country)

Well, it wasn’t exactly a blowout that everybody in the universe said it would be. Take away two special teams touchdowns by Alabama, the score would have been much closer and more indicative of the game than the final score. Bud Foster’s defense has simply been outstanding. While the injuries and attrition may have depleted aroster of some depth, they did not shy away from hitting, tackling, and making life miserable for A.J. McCarron…

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