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Tuesday, September 3, 2013
ACC lunchtime links
By David M. Hale
The cure for your post-Labor Day weekend football blues ...
a night to remember
for Florida State fans, as
not only lived up to the hype, but exceeded it, writes the Tallahassee Democrat.
Pittsburgh was far too passive against Florida State on Monday, and that
squashed any chance at an upset
, writes the Tribune-Review.
The New York Times is on the ACC bandwagon, writing that Clemson's win over Georgia
means big things for the conference
ESPN Stats & Info looks at the
top Total QBR performances for Week 1
and finds two ACC quarterbacks -- and no
-- on the list. So, yeah, pretty good week for ACC QBs.
Compared with Winston, Boyd and
, Miami QB
was a virtual no-show in Week 1. Al Golden is making sure
that won't be the case this week
against Florida, writes the Miami Herald.
Larry Fedora is
taking on the role of optimist
after North Carolina's rather dubious performance against South Carolina in Week 1, writes the Charlotte Observer.
Perhaps the most concerning aspect of Virginia Tech's loss to Alabama in Week 1 was
the quick death of "Beamer Ball,"
writes The Washington Post.
will start for NC State this week, but Dave Doeren says he'll
continue to tinker with his quarterbacks
's return, writes the Charlotte Observer.
Doeren is also
asking fans to stick around
for the second half of games -- regardless of the score.
After missing Wake Forest's opener, wide receiver
should be ready to go this week
, writes the Winston-Salem Journal.
offensive line looked pretty good
in Week 1 for Boston College, which could be a template for future success, writes the Boston Globe.
Orange Fizz parses Syracuse's loss to Penn State and
finds five things worth discussing
Athlon Sports checks in with its
Week 1 power rankings in the ACC
, and there seems to be unanimous agreement on the teams at the top.