The Atlantic Coast Conference is still looking to prove there’s good football in the league beyond Florida State.
Around Miami, nobody is happy these days. Former players are bashing coach Al Golden and his staff on sports radio and through social media. Fans are talking about staying away from games in protest.
Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston is back.
Much of the talk over the last few days in college football has been the hypothetical question of whether Auburn or Missouri as a one-loss SEC Champion should jump an undefeated Ohio State in the rankings.
If the Duke Blue Devils have any hopes of slowing down the Florida State Seminoles offensive juggernaut; the Dukies have to find a way to solve the tall task of slowing down FSU receiver Kelvin Benjamin.
The Atlantic Coast Conference began the 2013 season hoping to get back into the race for the national championship and boost the conference’s overall image.
The Miami Hurricanes started out the season as hot as any team in the country at 7-0 before losing three straight. After last weekend’s victory over the Virginia Cavaliers, the Canes still have a very outside shot of getting to the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship game.
The Southeastern Conference and the Big Ten Conference have historically been the conferences that like to run the football the most. But the Atlantic Coast Conference is moving the football on the ground at the highest rate since 1996.
The 2013 sports year has been filled with oddities like the Super Bowl blackout. But perhaps no one could have forecasted a year that could see the Miami Hurricanes beat the Duke Blue Devils for the ACC basketball championship and Duke beat Miami on the football field and be on the cusp of playing for the ACC football championship.
The Florida State Seminoles may as well be named the Steamrollers as they play out there schedule. The Noles put any distractions aside on Saturday and blew out Syracuse and that could be a trend over the Noles’ final three games of the season.