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Tag: ACC football
Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with the news media in advance of his team’s game at Virginia on Saturday. Virginia Tech (7-4, 4-3 ACC) has a chance to win the ACC Coastal Division title with a win over UVa. (2-9, 0-7 ACC) and a loss by Duke at North Carolina.
Boston College running back Andre Williams and Pittsburgh defensive tackle Aaron Donald lead a group of nine Atlantic Coast Conference Football Players of the Week announced on Monday. The ACC Offensive Back of the Week honor is Williams’ second straight and third of the season.
ODU football fell to North Carolina 80-20 in the season finale Saturday afternoon at Kenan Memorial Stadium in Chapel Hill. ODU (8-4) trailed 14-13 after the first quarter, but UNC (6-5) followed by scoring 42 straight points to build a 56-14 lead.
Virginia Tech and Duke each placed three players on the list of Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week honorees after their teams won important ACC games on Saturday.
Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas was named the ACC Offensive Back of the Week after leading the Hokies to a Coastal Division road win at 14th-ranked Miami.
The Clemson quarterback-receiver duo of Tajh Boyd and Sammy Watkins has earned Atlantic Coast Conference football weekly honors, and Boston College offensive tackle Ian White and linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis were also among the eight student-athletes cited by the ACC on Monday.
Augusta Free Press provides full coverage of #8 Clemson’s 59-10 win at Virginia on Saturday. AFP editor Chris Graham’s live in-game blog, plus pregame and postgame notes, offer the most complete picture of the game that you can imagine.
Earlier this week, I laid out the argument for how the ACC had not one, but three national-title contenders. Florida State is the obvious one, at #2 in the BCS rankings after its 51-14 demolition of then-third-ranked Clemson last week. But Miami came into the week ranked seventh, with a game at FSU next week and a game at home against #14 Virginia Tech, the other contender in my argument.
Why did Mike London flub the end-half scenario that left at least three points on the field after a Virginia drive that got stopped at the Georgia Tech 1 as the first-half clock expired?
An inexplicable sequence that left Virginia without points at the Georgia Tech 1 to close the first half said it all. The Yellow Jackets maintained a tenuous 14-10 lead despite committing four first-half turnovers, and pulled away in the fourth quarter to post a 35-25 win over the hapless Cavs Saturday in Charlottesville.
The endhalf sequence Saturday against Georgia Tech is why Mike London is not the right coach for Virginia.
Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will be live from Scott Stadium with coverage of today’s ACC football clash between the University of Virginia (2-5, 0-3 ACC) and Georgia Tech (4-3, 3-2 ACC) (hashtag #UVavsGT).
Virginia’s junior punter Alec Vozenilek has been named to the 2013 Ray Guy Award candidate list, announced by the Augusta Sports Council. Vozenilek is one of 85 candidates named to the list for the award that identifies the nation’s top punter.
Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with the news media about his team’s upcoming ACC game with Duke.
Washington Post columnist John Feinstein seems to think that ACC football is Florida State and the 13 Dwarfs. Um, John, hate to break this to you, but … you’re showing no respect at all for Miami and Virginia Tech in that assessment.
UVa. football coach Mike London talks with the news media about his team’s upcoming game at home on Saturday against Georgia Tech.