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Monday, September 2, 2013
ACC lunchtime links
By David M. Hale
It's Labor Day, and Pitt is about to introduce the ACC to the wonder that is pierogies.
Florida State and Pittsburgh kick things off tonight. The Miami Herald offers
five things to watch
for the Seminoles. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review says it
should be a packed house
at Heinz Field for tonight's game.
While Tajh Boyd led Clemson to a second consecutive win over a top-10 SEC foe -- something no school had ever done
there's more magic in store
for the Tigers, writes Pete Iacobelli.
C.J. Brown was the story after Maryland's dominant win, but the Terps'
defense didn't look too bad either
, says the Baltimore Sun.
Dave Doeren's debut came with a predictably frustrating asterisk, but
it was a refreshing change
for NC State nevertheless, writes the News & Observer.
There weren't many positives for the Virginia Tech offense, but the Richmond Times-Dispatch says Trey Edmunds
still managed to impress
Syracuse's offense struggled, too, but
they might have found a star
in cornerback Brandon Reddish, writes The Post-Standard.
Jim Grobe usually prefers the veterans, but he
got some excellent work from his freshmen
in Wake Forest's opener, writes the Winston-Salem Journal.
tries to find four takeaways
from a Georgia Tech game that probably didn't tell us too much about the state of the Yellow Jackets.
The teams in the Triangle all
still face some big questions
after Week 1, writes the News & Observer.
We knew Stephen Morris and Duke Johnson would be good, but the Sun-Sentinel says
the Miami pass rush really stepped up
in Week 1.
The defense was stout, but David Watford
didn't look great for Virginia
in Saturday's win, writes the Times-Dispatch. The Virginia D should celebrate, but
the party won't last long
, given who's up next.
UNC is going to need to
make a few big adjustments
moving forward after getting thumped by South Carolina.