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Ugly Helmet Clash: Round of 8

Ugly Helmet Clash: Round of 8

Follow @Ryan_Kantor You may not remember, but in 2008, ESPN created the Helmet Clash, where they pitted some of college football’s best looking helmets against each other in tournament style polling. Florida State’s iconic gold helmet with the spear won out. Now, in “honor” of this week’s Thursday Night ACC matchup where Virginia Tech is … Continue reading

Here’s How We End Fake Injuries in College Football

Here’s How We End Fake Injuries in College Football

Follow @Ryan_Kantor The hurry-up no-huddle (HUNH) offense has taken college football by storm. With Chip Kelly at the helm as the Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach it’s even making an appearance in the NFL. With it’s newfound popularity, comes a new way to slow blazing fast offenses. Unfortunately, that “strategy” is defense players faking injuries. We’ve … Continue reading

#Clemson Football on Mark Rogers TV

#Clemson Football on Mark Rogers TV

Mark Rogers posts hundreds of college football discussions on his website and invited me to join him for a 15:00 discussion leading up to Clemson’s game at NC State. We discussed the Charone Peake injury, Tajh Boyd (and his place in Clemson history), Sammy Watkins, Clemson’s defense, NC State, and the tough games coming after NC … Continue reading

ACC Earning Respect, Only SEC is Stronger

ACC Earning Respect, Only SEC is Stronger

Clemson’s week 1 victory over Georgia was a statement win for the program. As I said in a previous post (linked here), it marked the culmination of Dabo Swinney’s work to transform Clemson from annual pretender to serious contender. In week 2, that win over UGA was validated as UGA defended their home turf to … Continue reading

Impact Performances, #Clemson v #UGA

Impact Performances, #Clemson v #UGA

Huge props to the Clemson Tigers who played a great game to knock off the #5 Georgia Bulldogs. Although it has no ACC Title implications, it has broader program implications (perception, recruiting) and possibly even BCS implications. Chad Morris was great. He was able to establish the run while still taking shots and creating havoc … Continue reading

Pre-Season ACC Power Rankings

Pre-Season ACC Power Rankings

A few things to mention before I offer my ACC Power rankings. Firstly, this won’t be a consistent weekly digest. For that, Robert Reinhard of Blogger So Dear does a phenomenal job and I recommend his #GoACC Power Rankings. Also, these should not be viewed as projected standings because standings are to some extent dictated … Continue reading