ACC Football Daily Links — Fundamental Changes to Division I Athletics Are on the Horizon

Mark Emmert NCAA 1A FBS College Football Governing Body Fundamental Changes

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

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Mark Emmert, ADs Discuss “A Lot of Change” on the Horizon (USA Today)

Inside a conference room Monday near the Dallas-Fort Worth airport, NCAA president Mark Emmert laid out a timeline for what are expected to be massive changes in the governance of college athletics. In a speech to the Faculty Athletics Representatives of the so-called “1A” organization, which encompasses schools in the top-level Football Bowl Subdivision, Emmert suggested that a new model for Division 1 could emerge…

Tyler Boyd Leads ACC Youth Movement (ESPN’s ACC Blog)

True freshman receiver Tyler Boyd had one clear objective when he arrived at Pitt.  He wanted to make a statement. Boyd had no intentions of redshirting. Not at all. So he went about practice to make one play after another, to impress his coaches enough to not only earn some reps in games — but also to win a starting job…

Hello NCAA?! Miami Still Waiting… (State of the U)

Ok, John Pickens eloquently explained why we should stay focused on the field. And The Amigo already ranted about the slower then molasses NCAA decision on UM on opening night. And I know Hurricanes fans just want to make the whole thing go away, and talking about it does not help. Believe me so do I…

Dabo Swinney Says He’ll Take All the Defense-Dominated Victories He Can Get (Orange and White)

Score enough points to win, and let the defense do the rest. Style points and gaudy offensive numbers are optional. It’s a winning formula Dabo Swinney will be happy to ride all the way to an ACC championship, and even to Pasadena, should the opportunity to present itself. The third-ranked Tigers, 3-0, may be coming off a less-than-artistic victory as they prepare for their ACC home opener this weekend against Wake Forest…

Staff Roundtable: What We Learned From the Marshall Game (Gobbler Country)

Ty Hodges: The word “ugly” isn’t a strong enough adjective to describe this game, whether that’s describing the weather or the play on the field. And to call this game a rousing success would be disingenuous. Was this game pretty? Far from it. Was it even entertaining? That depends on your definition of entertainment. What I do know for certain, though, is a win is a win…

Hi, I’m Sean & I’m a Cautiously-Optimistic Syracuse Football Fan (Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician)

Hi, I’m Sean and I’m a Cautiously-Optimistic Syracuse Orange Football Fan. (“Hi, Sean.”) It’s been six days since I was pessimistic about Syracuse Orange football. Six days since I assumed the Orange weren’t nearly as good as they looked against Wagner. Six days since I said SU would win but it wouldn’t be in any kind of convincing fashion. Six days since I feared the worst…

Boston College Football: Defining Our Dudedom (BC Interruption)

Ever since taking over last year, Brad Bates has worked tirelessly to ensure the very best potential for the Boston College athletics program. Paramount at the top of that list is the football program, the flagship athletics team for his department and this school. He’s focused his efforts in not only fixing what was a broken system on the field but also develop an outreach to make sure his major source of revenue – the fans – felt welcome…

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