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Chris Graham: The tweeting lawyer and Jameis Winston

ESPN’s Heather Cox asked Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston about the sexual assault investigation that threatened to derail his Heisman Trophy candidacy and his future as a free man following FSU’s 45-7 win over Duke in the ACC Championship Game on Saturday.


FSU’s Jameis Winston named Heisman Trophy finalist

Florida State has two Heisman Trophy winners in its storied history. Jameis Winston now has the chance to forever place his name alongside ‘Noles greats Charlie Ward and Chris Weinke. Winston, FSU’s redshirt freshman quarterback, was named one of six finalists for the 2013 Heisman Trophy Monday night.

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ACC sends record 11 teams to football bowl games

With top-ranked Florida State, the Atlantic Coast Conference champion, leading the way, the ACC will place an NCAA-record 11 teams in bowl games. The total of 11 bowl-bound schools is the most in NCAA history and breaks a single-season mark of 10 bowl teams, originally set by the ACC in 2008.


Virginia Tech headed to Sun Bowl vs. UCLA

Three losses in their last five games pushed the Virginia Tech Hokies from contention for a BCS spot to its first appearance in the Sun Bowl is more than 60 years. Virginia Tech (8-4, 5-3 ACC) will play UCLA (9-3, 6-3 Pac-12) in the Dec. 31 game in El Paso, Texas.

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Anthony Harris highlights four UVa. football All-ACC honorees

Virginia football player Anthony Harris was named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) football first team, announced by the league on Monday. Running back Kevin Parks was named to the second team, offensive tackle Morgan Moses was named to the third team and defensive tackle Brent Urban was an honorable mention selection.

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ACC Football Players of the Week: Dec. 2

Three quarterbacks – Duke’s Anthony Boone, Florida State’s Jameis Winston and Maryland’s C.J. Brown – were selected as the Atlantic Coast Conference Offensive Backs of the Week in the final 2013 ACC Football Players of the Week announced on Monday.


Chris Graham: Tech fans serenade Virginia with ‘Ten More Years!’ chant

You want to see something positive from Virginia’s 16-6 loss to Virginia Tech on Saturday. You want to because moral victories are all you can try to conjure up if you’re on the UVa. side, and your program has just lost its 10th straight to its in-state rival.


This one goes to 10: Virginia Tech wins slugfest with UVa., 16-6

Virginia Tech scored on four first-half possessions, and then won a war of attrition in a scoreless second half to take down Virginia, 16-6, on Saturday in Scott Stadium, extending the Hokies’ winning streak in the series to 10 games.


Postgame Blog: #UVavsVirginiaTech football

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham is live at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville for today’s ACC football matchup between UVa. and Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech (7-4, 4-3 ACC) enters the game with a nine-game winning streak agaiust their in-state rival. Virginia (2-9, 0-7 ACC) has lost eight straight in 2013 and is wrapping its sixth losing season in its last eight, including its third in four season under coach Mike London.


Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

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.

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ACC Football Players of the Week: Week of Nov. 25

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.

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This is not a typo: UNC football routs ODU, 80-20

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.

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Virginia Tech has three named among ACC football players of the week

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.

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ACC football players of the week for Nov. 4

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.

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Postgame Blog: #UVavsClemson

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.