Tag: ACC

Highlights And Recaps of ACC Games, Week of 9/13/2020

The 2020 college football season opened for eleven Atlantic Coast Conference teams last week. Miami opened the week with an impressive 31-14 win over UAB while Pittsburgh and Louisville also handled their non-conference foes. The Panthers defeated Austin Peay and the Cardinals used a big second quarter on the way to a win over Western […]

CSJ 2019 CFP Championship Sugar Bowl Preview: Clemson vs. LSU, How To Watch and Fearless Predictions

The Tigers were dominant all season and got here by winning the SEC Crown by defeating Georgia and by boat racing Oklahoma in the CFP Semifinal. Coach Ed Orgeron has put together a team that has been very good on both sides of the ball.

CSJ 2019 Belk Bowl Preview: Kentucky vs. Virginia Tech, How to Watch and Fearless Predictions

Kentucky vs. Virginia Tch (Orange Bowl) When: Monday, December 31st, 12:00 PM EST Where: Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, N.C. TV/Streaming: ESPN, WatchESPN (subscription req’d) Belk Bowl History (Last 7) December 27, 2011 NC State 31 Louisville 24 December 27, 2012 Cincinnati 48 Duke 34 December 28, 2013 North Carolina 39 Cincinnati 17 December 30, 2014 Georgia […]

CSJ 2019 Capital One Orange Bowl Preview: Florida vs. Virginia, How to Watch and Fearless Predictions

The game will mark Virginia’s first appearance in the Orange Bowl. The Cavaliers are 9-4 overall and the ACC Coastal Division champion. The Orange Bowl will mark UVA’s 21st bowl appearance and third consecutive under fourth-year head coach Bronco Mendenhall.

CSJ 2019 Franklin American Music City Bowl Preview: Mississippi State vs. Louisville, How to Watch and Fearless Predictions

Mississippi State goes for its third straight victory when it meets Louisville of the Atlantic Coast Conference in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl on Monday from Nashville’s Nissan Stadium.

CSJ 2019 USO Military Bowl Preview: Temple vs. North Carolina, How to Watch and Fearless Predictions

Mack Brown took on the challenge of getting North Carolina back into postseason play in November of 2018, and a year later, after some dancing, some oh-so-close monumental upsets and some agonizing losses, Mack has brought North Carolina back. All that’s left for him to so is get a win and head into the offseason with a winning record.

CSJ 2019 Quick Lane Bowl Preview: Eastern Michigan vs. Pittsburgh, How to Watch and Fearless Predictions

Eastern Michigan vs. Pittsburgh (Quick Lane Bowl) When: Thursday, December 26th, 8:00 PM EST Where: Ford Field, Detroit, Mich. TV/Streaming: ESPN/WatchESPN Quick Lane Bowl History Date Winning Team Losing Team December 26, 2014 Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21 December 28, 2015 Minnesota 21 Central Michigan 14 December 26, 2016 Boston College 36 Maryland 30 December […]

CSJ 2019 Walk On’s Independence Bowl, Louisiana Tech vs. Miami, How To Watch and Fearless Predictions

The first Independence Bowl was played in 1977 and saw Louisiana Tech defeat Louisville 24-14. Louisville returned the following season and dropped a 35-13 decision to East Carolina. Louisiana Tech also appeared in two other Independence Bowls, a 34-34 tie against Maryland in 1990 and a 17-10 win over Northern Illinois in 2008.

2019 NCAA Division I College Football Team Previews: Boston College Eagles

Football seasons aren’t supposed to end on an “incomplete”, but that’s how the season of the 7-5 Eagles ended when play was suspended thanks to deteriorating weather conditions in the First Responders Bowl. It obscured a surprising 7-5 record, with solid wins over Miami (FL) and Virginia Tech to become bowl eligible.

CSJ 2018 Birmingham Bowl Preview Memphis vs. Wake Forest, How to Watch and Fearless Predictions

The best way to describe the 2018 Memphis Tiger football team would be High Event. The Tigers scored 43.6 points per game on offense, but also allowed 31.5 points per game on defense. Every game was a party in the end zone.

CSJ Men’s Hoops Preview, Davidson at Wake Forest, How to Watch and Fearless Prediction

The Wildcats will be hoping to put Saturday’s loss behind them as they take on a solid ACC opponent. Despite being separated by just 65 miles, Davidson and Wake Forest haven’t met on the hardwood since the Wildcats’ 54-49 overtime win on Feb. 2, 2000 at Belk Arena.

Dukes Hang with NC State, Ultimately Fall 24-13

James Madison stayed with North Carolina State throughout the game on Saturday. In the end, the Dukes came up just a bit short, falling 24-13 in Raleigh. Playing a team of that caliber that close would be considered a moral victory for many FCS schools. But for James Madison, the 3 time defending CAA Champions […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: North Carolina State Wolfpack

North Carolina State Wolfpack Location: Raleigh, NC Coach: Dave Doeren (34-30) 6th Season at NC State Stadium: Carter-Finley Stadium (Capacity 57,583) CSJ Projections: 3rd: ACC (2nd in Atlantic Division) 1st: North Carolina 18th: FBS 18th: Division I 2017 In a Sentence: NC State quietly had a good season in 2017. The Wolfpack won 9 games, […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Louisville Cardinals

Louisville Cardinals Location: Louisville, KY Coach: Bobby Petrino (75-27) 9th Season, 5th consecutive at Louisville Stadium: Cardinal Stadium (Capacity 61,000) CSJ Projections 5th ACC (3rd Atlantic Division) 1st: Kentucky 24th: FBS 24th: Division I 2017 In a Sentence: Louisville was another team mired in the middle of the ACC in 2017. They seemed to win […]

2018 College Football Previews: Florida State Seminoles

Florida State Seminoles Location: Tallahassee, Florida Coach: Willie Taggart (0-0) 1st Season at Florida State Stadium: Doak Campbell Stadium (Capacity 79,560) CSJ Projections 6th ACC (4th Atlantic Division) 3rd: Florida 26th: FBS 26th: Division I 2017 In a Sentence: Florida State was beset by injuries in 2017 and it started early. Quarterback Deondre Francois was […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Wake Forest Demon Deacons

Wake Forest Demon Deacons Location: Winston-Salem, NC Coach: Dave Clawson (21-29) 5th Season at Wake Forest Stadium: BB&T Field at Groves Stadium (Capacity 31,500) CSJ Projections 8th ACC (6th Atlantic Division) 1st: Massachusetts 35th: FBS 36th: Division I 2017 In a Sentence: Wake Forest had a fairly successful season in 2017, going 4-4 in ACC […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Boston College Eagles

Boston College Eagles Location: Chestnut Hill, MA Coach: Steve Addazio (31-33) 6th Season at Boston College Stadium: Alumni Stadium (Capacity 40,500) CSJ Projections 8th ACC (6th Atlantic Division) 1st: Massachusetts 35th: FBS 36th: Division I 2017 In a Sentence: Much like most of the middle of the ACC, the Eagles hovered around .500 all year […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Duke Blue Devils

Duke Blue Devils Location: Durham, NC Coach: David Cutcliffe (59-67) 11th Season at Duke Stadium: Wallace Wade Stadium (Capacity 40,000) CSJ Projections 9th ACC (3rd Coastal Division) 3rd: North Carolina 38th: FBS 39th: Division I 2017 In a Sentence: Duke’s 2017 season can be broken into three separate segments, good, bad, and good. The Blue […]

College Football Team Previews: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Location: Atlanta, GA Coach: Paul Johnson (73-50) 11th Season at Georgia Tech Stadium: Bobby Dodd Stadium (Capacity 55,000) CSJ Projections 10th ACC (4th Coastal Division) 2nd: Georgia 41st: FBS 42nd: Division I 2017 In a Sentence: Georgia Tech was a tough team to get a read on in 2017 and probably […]

College Football Team Previews: Pittsburgh Panthers

Pittsburgh Panthers Location: Pittsburgh, PA Coach: Pat Narduzzi (21-17) 4th Season at Pittsburgh Stadium: Heinz Field (Capacity 68,400) CSJ Projections: 11th: ACC (5th Coastal Division) 2nd: Pennsylvania 44th: FBS 46th: Division I 2017 In a Sentence: Pitt played a tough out of conference schedule and struggled through the beginning of the year. The Panthers finished […]

2018 College Football Previews: North Carolina Tar Heels

North Carolina Tar Heels Location: Chapel Hill, NC Coach: Larry Fedora (43-34) 7th Season at North Carolina Stadium: Kenan Memorial Stadium (Capacity 51,000) CSJ Projections: 12th: ACC (6th Atlantic Division) 5th: North Carolina 68th: FBS 71st: Division I 2017 In a Sentence: North Carolina struggled to keep opposing offenses off the board and struggled to […]

2018 College Football Previews: Syracuse Orange

Syracuse Orange Location: Syracuse, NY Coach: Dino Babers (8-16) 3rd Season at Syracuse Stadium: Carrier Dome (Capacity 49,262) CSJ Projections: 13th: ACC (6th Coastal Division) 2nd: New York 69th: FBS 72nd: Division I 2017 In a Sentence: Syracuse struggled through a very uneven 2017. While they were able to hang close with many teams, they […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Virginia Cavaliers

Virginia Cavaliers Location: Charlottesville, VA Coach: Bronco Mendenhall (8-17 @UV, 107-60 overall) 3rd Season at Virginia Stadium: Scott Stadium (Capacity 61,500) CSJ Projections: 14th: ACC (7th in Coastal Division) 3rd: Virginia 76th: FBS 80th: Division I 2017 In a Sentence: Virginia started off strong in 2017, going 5-1 to start the season. Once they got […]

Opportunity Game Comes Home to Kidd Brewer Stadium And Appalachian State

BOONE, N.C. — When Appalachian State University made the move from the Football Championship Subdivision to the Football Bowl Subdivision, it was with Saturday’s matchup in mind. When the Mountaineers (1-1) entertain the No. 25-ranked Miami Hurricanes (2-0) on Saturday at noon in Kidd Brewer Stadium, it will mark the most anticipated regular season home […]

University of Richmond's Garrett Hudson (11) collides with University of Virginia's Quin Blanding (3) as UVA's Chris Peace (13) defends after a first quarter reception at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville VA Sat. Sept. 3, 2016. (Mark Gorman/Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Week 1 Roundup From Around FCS: Not-All-That-Surprising FCS over FBS Upsets

Richmond 37, Virginia (FBS) 20 Richmond TImes-Dispatch: Richmond outclasses Virginia in Bronco Mendenhall’s first game as Cavs’ coach Virginia’s new huddle-less offense bothered the Spiders not a bit, and quarterback Kurt Benkert looked unsure as a passer early, though he finished 26 for 34 with three touchdowns. The Cavaliers, who rushed for 38 yards, committed four […]

JMU QB Drew Dudzik over Virginia Tech, 2010

Six Possible FCS Humiliupsets Over FBS Schools

There are few things more exciting in the kickoff of the college football season than a Jacksonville State putting The Fear Of The Big Guy Above into Auburn, or Portland State delivering probably the most humiliating upset on FCS over FBS history over North Texas. There’s an extra jolt of adrenaline when a sixty-three scholarship […]