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ACC football news links digest - August 5, 2009

Posted Thursday, August 6, 2009

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Pittsboro, NC - Here's a rundown of Wednesday's top Atlantic Coast Conference football news links as posted by the Chatham Journal's online resource on Twitter:

  • Maryland Terrapins Football Fall Practice Storylines to Follow -
  • Big East produced winners who beat champs of ACC, SEC & Big 12 in Bowl Championship Series games in 3 of last 4 years -
  • List of top 40 college football programs to create College Football Superconference -
  • Eric Crawford: Big East buzz has become a ho-hum. Wondering if the party might not be over.
  • Audio of NCSU coach Tom O'Brien's Post-Practice Comments -
  • 90 pictures from Monday's NC State football practice -
  • LOTS of ACC Football News yesterday. Missed a few tweets? No problem. Just take a look at the digest at
  • Good night! We'll see y'all in the morning.
  • Smiley and McCloud on fast track to be at FSU in January with three years to play -
  • ESPN Responds to Criticism and Publishes Social Media Policy -
  • ESPN Tells Employees They Can Only Tweet About ESPN
  • Shaw, Claytor say Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets much improved in year two under Paul Johnson -
  • Big East could see league team as anchor for postseason bowl game to be played at Yankee Stadium or Giants Stadium -
  • Demanding the right to bear tweets at NFL training camps. Oh, yes, no cellphones on the field, either -
  • 850 The Buzz's ACC Kickoff 2009: North Carolina -
  • Just what we need, another college football debate (ESPN's Top 40 Draft). At this point it's all apples & oranges
  • Stephen Morris of Miami Shores, one of Florida’s top rated HS QBs, announced his verbal commitment to Miami -
  • Georgia Tech coaches evaluate freshmen. 2nd day of Tech’s football preseason practice looked like a, well, a 2nd day
  • Big East: No National Power, No Star Power, No Worries. Syracuse QB Greg Paulus hasn't taken a snap in game in 5 years -
  • Grading nonconference schedules: Hokies, Dawgs, 'Noles tough enough -
  • Triangle Football Slapped in the Face — HARD! Not one of the NC schools made ESPN's top 40 college football list
  • Tigers start 2009 with hot, energetic workout. “Nobody should be tired after meeting on the field.”
  • Top Ten Predictions in D1 football -
  • Four Downs: Teams that need a quick start
  • So what the heck is Jim Grobe still doing at Wake Forest? Old-fashioned values keep Wake winning & Grobe at WFU -
  • FSU's preseason camp full of competition, but not at QB -
  • Coaches cash in. Florida is going to pay Urban Meyer $4mil/year - about combined salaries of VT's Beamer & UVA's Groh -
  • Boston College's Athletic Department's Annual Report and other links -
  • I’m not ready to anoint Tom O’Brien as THE ONE, but as long as he keeps beating Carolina, I’ll leave that option open -
  • Football Is Back: Clemson Tigers Hit the Field for First of 29 Practices Before Opener -
  • Though not real smooth, Clemson Tigers are quite energetic -
  • Tigers open camp with new leader, new attitude -
  • Clemson Practice report: Tigers OT hopes to heal soon -
  • No time to panic, NC State fans -
  • NC State's "It's All Good" Vs. "No, We Actually Are Screwed In The Secondary" -
  • Fans endure tight times. Some aren't buying, but schools find season tickets for football are still selling. -
  • No. 10 on our countdown of the Top 60 players at Miami: Junior offensive lineman Orlando Franklin -
  • Being alums can give coaches an edge. Hiring patterns of schools suggest that some emphasis is placed on hiring alums -
  • Some thoughts on my college football 'Team of the Decade' -
  • “Touch Downtown Chapel Hill” Campaign Focuses on UNC Football Weekends. Enjoy 100 restaurants & 50 specialty stores -
  • Money too important in collegiate athletics. USC-UNC schedule change illustrates cash-grabbing nature of NCAA -
  • RT @MrCFB New Mr. CFB blog on Five burning questions about the ACC Atlantic.
  • RT @ACCSports Coastal Division FB Commitment lists are up. Duke aced out Ohio State for a recruit. Wow:
  • Building Carolina from inside out. Butch Davis would say same thing that Roy Williams does: This is a game of talent
  • ACC preview: Out-of-conference games to watch -
  • From Old Virginia season preview: Boston College -
  • RT @danshanoff In case my overnight ESPN-Twitter post washed away in your Twitter river:
  • RT @ESPN_ACC ACCs quarterbacks will give conference a boost -
  • RT @ESPN_ACC Clemson practice report -
  • CFN 2009 Preseason Rankings - No. 41 to 50: 47. Virginia, 48. Boston College
  • Ex-Skin and former Hokie Bruce Smith stays in pursuit. Is keeping busy with businesses, charities & golf -
  • Coaches’ salaries say it all. Are schools educational institutions or athletic departments that have colleges attached?
  • Stats Confirm It: Teens Don’t Tweet [I guess we're just tweeting to a bunch of old ACC fans]-
  • Keeper Watch: Running Backs -
  • RT @TomahawkNation Florida State WORT 08.05.09Tomahawk Nations weekly look at the state of Seminole Recruiting.
  • 7 Bold College Football Predictions. Duke will pull off one ACC upset win this season. -
  • Which newcomers on Florida's college football teams will make a quick impact? -
  • Reserve DBs Kamaron Riley & DeRon Jasper have left Georgia Tech football team.
  • RT @ESPN_ACC ACCs lunchtime links -
  • Wake's QB Skinner quiets his doubters. Riley is 1,500 yards from becoming WFU's all-time top passer -
  • We follow the folks that we follow on Twitter so that we can get good quality links & information to pass onto our followers
  • We want to be the best at gathering new pieces of ACC football news, new links, new resources, & be able to share the best with you
  • Preseason USA TODAY Top 25 will be unveiled this Friday -
  • Dabo Swinney pleased with Tigers' workout -
  • Is Maryland a Target for Big East Expansion? Will Boston College to rejoin the league? -
  • Maryland Athletic Director Debbie Yow: No Contact Between Maryland and Big East conference -
  • ACC tourney generated $22.86 million in economic impact for business in the state of Georgia -
  • ACC Football Commitment Lists: Coastal Division, August 5 -
  • RT @ESPN_ACC Sidelined for the summer in the ACC -
  • RT @ESPN_ACC ESPNU 150 List revealed -
  • Mark Bradley: ESPN: Tech’s Dwyer is the nation’s second-best back -
  • ACC Sports Journal Q&A With Georgia Tech RB Jonathan Dwyer -
  • RT @FSU_Football: Jimbo Fisher Talks to
  • TechSideline 2009 ACC Football Preview: Georgia Tech -
  • CFN preview: Boston College is trying to regroup from a series of startling events -
  • Gator Bowl "very interested" in joining SEC bowl lineup -
  • ACC INSIDER: NC State loses two local players, Jimmaul Simmons of New Hanover & AJFerguson of South Brunswick -
  • The ACC's Top Non-Conference Games 10-6
  • Ten Things in College Football That Must be Required By Law (part 2)… -
  • Possible Big East Expansion to include ACC's Maryland and Boston College?

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ACC football news links digest - August 5, 2009
So what the heck is Jim Grobe still doing at Wake Forest? Old-fashioned values keep Wake winning & Grobe at WFU.
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