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ACC football news links digest - August 7, 2009

By Gene Galin
Posted Saturday, August 8, 2009

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

  • 90 photographs from UNC Tar Heels' first workout of the season -
  • A stroll through the college football schedule: ACC -
  • Pre-Season Coaches Poll is Out: One Glaring Omission [Wonder why?] -
  • RT @joedymac: Talked to Duke running back Re'Quan Boyette after practice about his rehab from knee surgery:
  • VACATION ‘58: Short story John Hughes published in National Lampoon that became basis for Chevy Chase movie -
  • WRAL-TV Videos: First NC State Football Practice & Mike Glennon -
  • FSU football program donates to school library -
  • Will former Dookie Greg Paulus Continue To Dominate Big Ten Schools In 2009? -
  • Clemson quarterback Kyle Parker's decision to pass up summer baseball could benefit Tigers -
  • RT @TerpTalk: Maryland To The Big East—-NEVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Tigernet Friday E-Mail Bag -
  • RT @TheUVAFool: Former Cav DE Chris Slade has joined the Virginia Sports Network's football radio broadcast team as a sideline reporter.
  • Clemson freshman earns nickname "Handzilla" -
  • Story for tomorrow on Tyrod Taylor -
  • David Cutcliffe sees 7 wins for Blue Devils as football practice begins -
  • No electronic devices, including mobile phones, are allowed to be on during UVa football practices
  • Virginia Cavaliers will hold Meet the Team Day at Scott Stadium on Sunday, Aug. 16 -
  • Hokies Take First Step With High Hopes. Beamer hopes to make a journey to BCS title game in Pasadena, Calif.
  • RT @ESPN_ACC: The ACC still has something to prove, but I wouldn't be surprised if by the end of this year, it was the 3rd-best conference.
  • RT @ESPN_ACC: Ranking the conferences. Where does ACC rank? Nowhere without legitimate national title contender -
  • Maryland Terrapins Preview: Is '09 A Rebuilding Year For The Terps? -
  • Maryland Minute 8.6.09 - Maryland to Big East "Silliness", Tobias Harris Visits Kentucky -
  • Video: Maryland's head football coach Ralph Friedgen Talks Upcoming Season on 'WPL' -
  • Baker High School tight end chooses Wake Forest. Jonathan Garcia will be joining North grad Bohanon -
  • WFU Transfer QB Brett Hodges out to help UCF Knights -
  • WFU's Jim Grobe returns from Iraq with new look on game -
  • N.C. State Wolfpack vs Pitt on Sept 26 set for 3:30 p.m. kickoff, ESPNU telecast -
  • RT @TomahawkNation: What is an H-Back? How will Florida State use its H-Back?
  • Video: Florida Gators No. 1 In Coaches' Poll. ACC has 4 teams on list: Hokies, Georgia Tech, FSU & UNC
  • Big picture looks better at Duke. Cutcliffe has shown no hesitancy to throw around a four-letter word: bowl
  • NC State Wolfpack football season preview up -
  • RT @ESPN_ACC: Recruiting class rankings are out, and so is the ACC.
  • PEELER: Healed Terrell Manning Prepared to Contribute at NC State -
  • Georgia Tech's Jemea Thomas ready to make his mark on defense -
  • RT @850thebuzz: Alvis Whitted at 4:05, Dabo Swinney at 5:25 Free for all Friday. Live stream online at
  • RT @ESPN_ACC: This is now my official ESPN Twitter account. Thanks for following me here. HD
  • Duke shows enthusiasm in football practice. David Cutcliffe likes what he sees, especially a healthy Re'quan Boyette
  • Clemson beat writer Paul Strelow's thoughts on the first few practices -
  • RT @ESPN_ACC: Scouting Wake Forest -
  • Clemson's DeAndre McDaniel uses “wakeup call” to become defensive leader -
  • RT @joedymac: In North Carolina's football press box, writing about #Duke. Hope there isn't a law against that here!
  • RT @ESPN_ACC: Preseason coaches' poll released -
  • RT @ScoutingBureau: NFL PROSPECT - NT/DT Keenan Carter (UVA) very explosive 345 pounder that has improved
  • RT @newsobserver: Why do analysts like the Heels over Pack? thr is a sense locally that both teams R on abt same level
  • Miami Hurricanes offensive line coach Jeff Stoutland has confidence in capabilities of RT Matt Pipho -
  • Tar Heels tackle the next step. A program that aspires to be on the rise has issues on offense -
  • NCSU Wolfpack Figuring Out Its LB Rotation In Preseason -
  • Wolfpack has a lot 2 look forward to. 8 or 9 win season is certainly a possibility; as is a trip 2 Tampa Bay
  • Virginia opens its 9th training camp under coach Al Groh today at 2:30 pm at practice fields next to McCue Center -
  • Hokies' Stephan Virgil ready to uphold boundary tradition -
  • Logan Thomas impressive at QB. Highly-touted recruit will begin his career as a #Hokies quarterback.
  • SEAHAWKS: With No. 4 overall pick Aaron Curry holding out of training camp, it’s business as usual -
  • College Football - Coming season features big games every week -
  • FSU record is hard to beat. Since 2005, Florida State University has produced 3 Rhodes Scholars -
  • Who is college football's most disappointing team? FSU have been ordinary since Championship Game loss to Oklahoma
  • Can ACC provide national championship contender? Will FL State or Penn State B factors? Can BC continue bowl streak?
  • "massively co-ordinated" attack on websites including Google, Facebook & twttr was directed at 1 individual -
  • ESPN's Heather Dinich is scouting Virginia Cavaliers -
  • RT @ACCGridiron: USA Today Coaches' Poll out today. VT is #7; GT is #15; FSU is #19; UNC is #20. Six other ACC schools received votes.
  • RT @ACCSports Q&A with Miami safety Randy Phillips. Opinions? Oh yeah, hes got em:
  • RT @PittsboroCVB: Live music on the patio ALL wknd at The City Tap in downtown Pittsboro. gr8 sandwiches & drinks. fun begins @ 5pm
  • Happiest man in Blacksburg on Thurs was Billy Hite. Hokies' running backs coach calls current crop best
  • Sack man: Bill's Smith dominated game like few others -
  • 5 questions as college football camps open. Which is the most intriguing team out thr? GA Tech -
  • ESPN's Heather Dinich is scouting UNC Football How quickly can the new-look offensive line come together? -
  • Pictures from last year's bowl at RT @EagleBankBowl Tickets are on Sale for the 2009 EagleBank Bowl
  • FSU backup QB E.J. Manuel in line for lots of work -
  • Judge won't end suit versus NCAA. Open-records action will go to full hearing
  • RT @ACCGridiron SNTs Dave Curtis predicts VT to go 10-2 and play Notre Dame in the Fed Ex Orange Bowl
  • Heather Dinich is scouting Florida State. Will this be Bobby Bowden's last year? Yes? No? -
  • Maryland's Chris Turner breaks down the offense -
  • Clemson Tigers completed their first day of practice in shells on Thurs. “We had a good day of practice” Swinney said -
  • USA TODAY Coaches' Top 25 college football coaches' preseason poll: 7.VT, 15.GT, 19.FSU, 20.UNC -
  • Jacket Buzz: Georgia Tech football practice #4 report -
  • 850 The Buzz ACC Kickoff 2009: Duke -
  • Duke football looking to build upon '08 success. Will Duke go bowling this year?
  • Clemson Football Practice Report: Day 3 -
  • James Gayle ready to contribute at Virginia Tech -
  • New assistants play key roles for Virginia Cavaliers football team -
  • RT @CoachFridge Thanks to everyone who made it to Caddies Last Night. Team Reports this weekend. 1st practice Mon Check out
  • Missed some of our Tweets yesterday because of Twitter problems? Catch up with our Links Digest -
  • Today is Lee Corso’s 74th birthday! RT @MrCFB My visit with ESPNs Lee Corso, who is overcoming a stroke.
  • Wake Forest Football Sets Preseason Practice Times -
  • RT @WCHL1360 North Carolina Budget Keeps Out-Of-State Athlete Tuition Break
  • WFU's Riley Skinner Named to Davey O'Brien Award Watch List -
  • UNC's Butch Davis Featured On "Football Saturdays in the South" -
  • Duke Athletics Tour featuring David Cutcliffe will conclude in Durham on Friday -
  • Our most popular story today: Clippings from coach Jim Grobe's first interviews at Wake Forest -

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ACC football news links digest - August 7, 2009
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