What we heard - Atlantic Division players

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The second day of the Atlantic Coast Conference Kickoff brought a day full of interviews with the 14 student athletes and seven coaches of the Atlantic Division. Here is what we heard from some of the athletes: The ACC put on a great event for both the media and the athletes, and Syracuse center Jason Emerich really enjoyed his time in Charlotte. “It has been...
Via The Clemson Insider
8 hours ago

STL: Jim Harbaugh talks differences between pro and college

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh joins SportsTalk Live to discuss the difference between pro and college, and why he loves satellite camps.
Via CSN Chicago
9 hours ago

What they are saying: ACC Kickoff Day 2

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Continuing the with ACC Kickoff, the Atlantic Division teams made their appearance on Friday Westin Charlotte in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina. Clemson was represented by head coach Dabo Swinney, quarterback Deshaun Watson and linebacker Ben Boulware. As one might expect, Clemson stole the show receiving most of the media’s attention. Here is what they...
Via The Clemson Insider
10 hours ago

Preseason All-Sun Belt teams headlined by Larry Rose III, John Law

The Sun Belt isn’t always the most competitive conference in the world of college football, but they have certainly had their share of success in the past. They should have some success this year and they released their preseason all-conference teams on Friday. The first team offense is headlined by talented players like running backs Larry Rose III and Matt Breida, quarterback...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jourdan Lewis: “Hype Train Something Else”

Jourdan Lewis, responding to Michigan being a 41-point favorite in the season opener against Hawaii, tweeted the following: That hype train something else. — Jourdan Lewis (@JourdanJD) July 21, 2016 Michigan currently has the second best odds of winning next year’s championship behind Alabama. Will the Wolverines live up to the hype in 2016? The post...
Via Diehardsport
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

2018 3* CB Tyrone Collins ‘would be so honored’ to play for Jim Harbaugh

Michigan target Tyrone Collins talks Michigan and more. Class of 2018 three-star cornerback Tyrone Collins has offers from Michigan, Western Kentucky, Bowling Green, Boston College and Florida Atlantic, but really likes the Wolverines and coach Jim Harbaugh. 2018 3⭐️ CB Tyrone Collins told @MaizenBrew that he ‘would be so honored’ to play for Michigan head coach Jim...
Via Maize n Brew
12 hours ago

Michigan Fan Give Sneak Peak At Nike Kicks?

Nike has been releasing many Maize and Blue items that will hit stores once August 1st arrives (see all he gear unveiled here). While no official Nike/Jordan – Michigan shoe has been shared yet, this Michigan fan shared some kicks at the Big House’s 50-yard line. @JourdanJD had to come through the neighbourhood #Boom #JordanBrand #Tminus9days
Via Diehardsport
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

2016 ACC Kickoff: Dave Doeren addresses schedule, new offense, quarterback battle

Dave Doeren (and Matt Dayes and Jack Tocho) went through the ACC media car wash on Friday. Here are a few notes on what Doeren said. (The full remarks from Doeren’s presser are available here.) The schedule: It’s difficult Doeren already has used this line on multiple occasions this offseason, so if you ain’t heard it yet, good for you, and also, be prepared to hear it...
Via Backing the Pack
12 hours ago

Jabrill Peppers named Big Ten preseason defensive player of the year

The two-way player was picked by league media members as the Big Ten preseason defensive player of the year. Michigan defensive back/linebacker Jabrill Peppers was picked by as the Big Ten Conference preseason defensive player of the year. On the other end, Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett was selected as the offensive player of the year. Peppers will play on...
Via Maize n Brew
12 hours ago

Coincidence, Pokemon Go, bank robbery, Faith Ekakitie

IOWA CITY — There are no rules for coincidence. You don’t have a say in it. You sometimes don’t even know when it’s happening. It’s usually harmless or something you might not piece together as a coincidence. Iowa defensive tackle Faith Ekakitie knew it right away, but not until after he took off his headphones and saw coincidence bordering on fate. Ekakitie, a senior...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
12 hours ago

Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher at ACC Media Day

See what Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said at ACC Media Day. COACH FISHER: Great to see everyone. This is my seventh one. The older you get, time goes faster. Seems like the season just ended. Saying all that, the last seven years, what we've been able to establish at Florida State, getting us back to an elite status in college football, winning a national championship, conference...
Via Tomahawk Nation
13 hours ago

Florida State’s Dalvin Cook at ACC Media Day

See what Florida State’s Dalvin Cook said at ACC Media Day. Q. Adversity off the field, on the field. Just how you've grown as a person and as a player. High expectations for you on the field. How have you grown through the adversity? DALVIN COOK: I think Florida State prepare you for everything that you going to face in college. The coaching staff we got, the head coach that...
Via Tomahawk Nation
13 hours ago

Sapakoff: Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson works hard on his brand

CHARLOTTE — How Deshaun Watson spent a summer vacation wedged between a Heisman Trophy finalist season that ended with the College Football national championship game appearance and one more Clemson shot:

Georgia RB AJ Turman transferring to FAU

The Georgia Bulldogs have had a host of injury problems at the running back position over the last two years with star guys Todd Gurley and Nick Chubb going down. One guy that was dealing with injuries you probably haven’t heard much of is AJ Turman. Turman received a medical hardship redshirt for the 2014 season, just after he redshirted in 2013, and then didn’t record a carry...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sapakoff: Deshaun Watson works hard on his brand

CHARLOTTE – How Deshaun Watson spent a summer vacation wedged between a Heisman Trophy finalist season that ended with the College Football national championship game appearance and one more Clemson shot:

ESPN's FPI Rankings for Rutgers Better Than S&P+ Rating, But Both Predict Bad Season Ahead

The Scarlet Knights find themselves ranked 70th in ESPN’s preseason Football Power Index (FPI) following a disappointing 2015 campaign. While offseason moves included a new head coach and promising commitments from New Jersey and the rest of the tri-state area, one cannot help themselves brood over such a mediocre ranking. Should the position add to fan despair or, depressingly...
Via On the Banks
13 hours ago

Fisher: Are other ACC teams catching FSU, Clemson?

CHARLOTTE – Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher said Friday at the ACC Kickoff that the ACC “is a great league”.  Fisher also said he believes the other teams in the league are catching up with Clemson and FSU.     This embed is invalid" /> Stay tuned to TCI for the most complete coverage of Clemson football.  
Via The Clemson Insider
13 hours ago

WATCH: Pokemon Go Takes Over Wake Forest Football Team, Campus

Wake Forest offensive lineman Tyler Hayworth explains how Pokemon Go has taken over the campus at Wake Forest. The senior details how the team is competing for supremacy over the on-campus gym and how the majority of his teammates are eagerly awaiting a battle scenario within the game.
Via ACC Digital Network
13 hours ago

Follow Florida State at ACC Media Day

Updates on FSU from ACC Media Day, While much of our staff is busy cutting up clips and interviews of top recruits from the recent Jimbo Fisher Football Camp, Florida State is also at ACC Media Day. Jimbo Fisher, Dalvin Cook and Demarcus Walker will be speaking, and while we are not anticipating anything groundbreaking, we’ll be sure to add it to this page if it happens. FSU did...
Via Tomahawk Nation
14 hours ago

WATCH: Pokemon Go: NC State's Jack Tocho Is Pokemon Master

NC State's Jack Tocho is the Wolfpack's resident Pokemon master. At ACC Kickoff, Tocho shows off his knowledge and bears all on his Pokemon Go experiences right here on the ACC Digital Network.!
Via ACC Digital Network
14 hours ago

What UNC must do to beat Georgia

Keys on what UNC needs to do in order to come out victorious in Atlanta The University of North Carolina will face off against the Georgia Bulldogs on a “neutral” field in Atlanta, Georgia in just 42 short days. Between now and then there will be much speculation as to what the main keys and focus to the game are. We decided to start that conversation off with three keys for...
Via Tar Heel Blog
14 hours ago

Walker on facing Clemson's offense

CHARLOTTE – Florida State defensive end DeMarcus Walker talks about what it is like to face Clemson’s offense at the ACC Football Kickoff.         This embed is invalid" /> Stay tuned to TCI for the most complete coverage of Clemson football
Via The Clemson Insider
14 hours ago

Video: Arkansas RB Kody Walker squats 700 pounds

The Arkansas Razorbacks need a talented running back to step up for them this year after losing Alex Collins and Jonathan Williams to the NFL after the 2015 season. It looks like sixth-year senior Kody Walker is ready to do that for them this year. Walker joined a pretty elite club Thursday night when he impressively squatted 700 pounds with a crowd of Razorback teammates cheering...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Petrino: ‘Our goal is to win a national championship’

Among all the teams that are expected to compete for a national championship this season, the Louisville Cardinals are not one of the them. Don’t tell that to head coach Bobby Petrino as he has set pretty high expectations for his team this year. Petrino, who is in his second run with the Cardinals, recently sat down with CN/2 Sports in Kentucky and talked about his team’s goals...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

No one gives Clemson more fits than Louisville

It’s hard to imagine, but Clemson’s run to a national championship game last year nearly ended before it even got started. On a Thursday night at Papa John’s Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky last September, the Cardinals pushed Clemson to the limit as Jadar Johnson intercepted a pass at the goal line to preserve the 20-17 victory. Louisville’s defense was one of the few to...
Via The Clemson Insider
15 hours ago
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