ACC Atlantic Non-Conference Schedule Grades

So far, we have graded the non-conference schedules of the Big 12, Pac 12 (North and South), and Big Ten (East and West). Now that TSS is up to the ACC and SEC previews, I’m left with a dilemma. For the first three power conferences, I graded each only played three non-conference games. I made […]

Season Shapers: Miami and Duke possess potential

While the Florida State Seminoles and the Clemson Tigers will fight for a College Football Playoff spot and a New Year’s Six bowl in the coming weeks, the Miami Hurricanes and Duke Blue Devils figure to author the larger story of the ACC in 2015. You’re familiar by now with the notion of a “season […]

Florida State-Boston College quick reaction: don’t overreact

If you watched Friday night’s Florida State-Boston College game on the heels of Thursday night’s Clemson-Louisville clash, you’d swear that ACC stands for “acutely conservative conference,” with offenses unable to execute and therefore less inclined to take risks. When you wake up on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 19, you will greet an ACC that […]

ACC! ACC! ACC! The ACC Cleaned Up Against The SEC This Past Weekend — What Does It Mean?

Thanksgiving weekend, which is now rivalry weekend in college football (this wasn’t always the case, at least not universally), provides the last big wave of non-conference games before the bowls. In particular, Thanksgiving weekend pits SEC East teams against ACC Atlantic teams in rivalry showdowns. Usually, the SEC has won these games, but in 2014, […]