ACC's lunchtime links
January, 6, 2014
By David M. Hale | ESPN.com
Well, here we are. I’m thinking Florida State 35, Auburn 24. Who ya got?
- The Miami Herald breaks down the game to find out who has an edge tonight in Pasadena.
- Jimbo Fisher’s new contract makes him one of the top 10 highest-paid coaches in the country, writes the Tallahassee Democrat.
- Florida State’s secondary has been buoyed by two freshmen, writes the Orlando Sentinel.
- Backup QB Jacob Coker is the subject of rampant transfer rumors, but he dodged those questions over the weekend, writes the Sentinel.
- Sammy Watkins is one of three Clemson underclassmen set to enter the NFL draft, writes The State.
- Louisville players aren’t mad at Charlie Strong for leaving, writes the Courier-Journal.
- Strong is gone at Louisville, but Al Golden is staying put at Miami. That’s a good sign for the future of the program, writes the Miami Herald.
- Vad Lee might be out at Georgia Tech, but Paul Johnson insists he’s not going anywhere, writes the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
- Pitt added a four-star receiver to its improving recruiting class, writes the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
- Virginia Tech’s season was “not satisfactory,” writes the Richmond Times-Dispatch, which is problematic considering all the changes made after a disappointing 2012.
- Defensive tackle Kris Harley has been granted his release at Virginia Tech, writes the Roanoke Times.
- The Post-Standard makes some predictions for newcomers who could make an instant impact for the Orange.
- A former Virginia player is joining the Cavaliers’ coaching staff, writes the Daily Progress.
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9:08 1st Qtr South Alabama 0 Bowling Green 7 Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38
6:00 PM ET Marshall Northern Illinois 9:30 PM ET Navy San Diego State
12:00 PM ET Central Michigan Western Kentucky 8:00 PM ET Fresno State Rice
1:00 PM ET Illinois Louisiana Tech 4:30 PM ET Rutgers North Carolina 8:00 PM ET North Carolina State UCF
1:00 PM ET Cincinnati Virginia Tech 2:00 PM ET 15 Arizona State Duke 3:30 PM ET Miami (FL) South Carolina 4:30 PM ET Boston College Penn State 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State