ACC's lunchtime links
August, 23, 2013
By Heather Dinich | ESPN.com
Next week is gaaaame week!
- Virginia cornerback Demetrious Nicholson got a few words of inspiration from Chase Minnifield.
- Here are more notes from Georgia Tech before the Jackets turn their attention to Elon on Monday.
- Clemson coach Dabo Swinney is in "tough love" mode.
- This might make some Clemson fans a little mad.
- Miami coach Al Golden answered questions about a variety of topics.
- Miami freshman linebacker Alex Figueroa was taught by Marines -- his parents.
- Former Clairton stars are trying to work their way into Pitt's lineup.
- Pitt doesn't plan on redshirting lineman Dorian Johnson.
- It's possible charges against NC State running back Shadrach Thornton could be dropped.
- Thornton is receiving counseling.
- Virginia quarterback David Watford has taken freshman cornerback Tim Harris under his wing.
- Not even getting engaged can distract UNC WR Sean Tapley right now.
- Duke walk-on Hud Mellencamp will continue to practice with the football team while he deals with felony battery charges in Indiana.
- Despite blood clots that will keep him out this season, Wake Forest offensive lineman Colin Summers could return for 2014.
- Here are six players who could become household names in the ACC this fall.