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Video: John Swofford on ACC Network

The ACC Network to launch in 2019 is announced by Commissioner John Swofford at the 2016 ACC Kickoff in Charlotte.


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Video: Behind the scenes at the ACC Football Kickoff

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham takes you behind the scenes at the 2016 ACC Football Kickoff.


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ACC announces student-athletes attending 2016 ACC Football Kickoff

The ACC announced Monday the names of the 28 football student-athletes who have been chosen by its 14 league schools to attend the 2016 ACC Football Kickoff.


Virginia Tech QB Michael Brewer: ‘More comfortable’ in year two

This time last year, Michael Brewer wasn’t entirely sure what Tech he was playing for. The Texas Tech transfer was still getting used to the word Virginia emblazoned across his chest, among a lot of other things – new teammates, coaches, offensive schemes.


Finishing out games: UVA focus on little things that lead to big wins

UVA had eight- or nine-win talent in 2014, but finished just 5-7, handing wins to North Carolina and Virginia Tech in the final minutes, and coming up short in winnable games on the road at Duke and Florida State and at home to UCLA.


Video: UVA defensive tackle David Dean talks 2015 season

UVA defensive tackle David Dean speaks with the media at the ACC Football Kickoff event. Footage courtesy of the ACC.


Video: UVA wide receiver Canaan Severin talks 2015 season

Canaan Severin speaks with the media at the ACC Football Kickoff event. Footage courtesy of the ACC.


Interview: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters at the 2015 ACC Football Kickoff in Pinehurst, N.C.


Interview: UVA football coach Mike London at the ACC Football Kickoff

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters at the 2015 ACC Football Kickoff in Pinehurst, N.C.


Surprise? Clemson gets all the love in ACC football preseason voting

Clemson is the preseason favorite to claim the Atlantic Coast Conference football championship, according to a poll of 158 media members in attendance at the 2015 ACC Football Kickoff at Pinehurst Resort.


Behind the scenes with Frank Beamer at the 2015 ACC Football Kickoff

“Are you saving these seats for anybody?” This is Frank Beamer, the Virginia Tech football coach, late to the party, because he’s been stopped by everybody on his way to finding a seat in the ballroom at the 2015 ACC Football Kickoff Monday evening dinner, trying to get situated.


Interview: UVA defensive tackle David Dean

UVA defensive tackle David Dean talks with reporters at the 2015 ACC Football Kickoff in Pinehurst, N.C.


Interview: UVA wide receiver Canaan Severin

UVA wide receiver Canaan Severin talks with reporters at the 2015 ACC Football Kickoff at Pinehurst, N.C.


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The Chris Graham Show: ACC football, small business, Virginia politics

Today’s episode of The Chris Graham Show features a preview of the 2015 ACC Football Kickoff, a look at early, early polling in the 2017 Virginia governor race, then shifts gears to talk marketing for small business.


Chris Graham: My Preseason All-ACC Football Ballot

With the 2015 ACC Football Kickoff coming up on Monday, writers and broadcasters who cover the league have been filling out their ballots for preseason All-ACC teams and how the 2015 ACC football race will shake out.


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The Chris Graham Show: Waynesboro High School, ACC Football Kickoff, Bob McDonnell, and more

The debut of The Chris Graham Show covers a range of hot topics, including the debate on a new Waynesboro High School, the upcoming ACC Football Kickoff and the Bob McDonnell corruption case.


AFP headed to ACC Football Kickoff: Sponsorship opportunities available

Augusta Free Press will be on hand for the 2015 ACC Football Kickoff, July 20-21 in Pinehurst, N.C., and you can join us as our exclusive sponsor.


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Ohio State looms large on Virginia Tech football schedule

The date has been circled on the calendars of Virginia Tech football fans since it was announced. Sept. 6, 2014, Virginia Tech at Ohio State. Turns out the date is looming large on the minds of Hokie players, too.


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What has happened to Beamer Ball?

Beamer Ball was built on blocked kicks. Virginia Tech blocked 66 kicks in the 1990s, just short of seven a year, and even when the Hokies weren’t blocking kicks, the fear of the block brought out the specter of the shank in many a punter, giving Tech offenses more than their fair share of short fields to work with.


UVA football players rally behind embattled head coach

Mike London doesn’t have the support of a large segment of the UVA football fan base. But he has the solid support of the young men he brought in to represent the orange and blue on Saturdays.


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What does Virginia Tech do at quarterback?

Mark Leal has been a sort of quarterback-in-waiting at Virginia Tech, biding his time behind 2014 fourth-round NFL draft pick Logan Thomas the past three years, holding the clipboard, taking second-team snaps, always at the ready, just in case.


Virginia Tech, and Frank Beamer, in unfamiliar underdog role

From the questions that were being asked, you’d think that Virginia Tech football was on a streak of losing seasons or something.