Tuesday, August 25, 2009
ACC's lunchtime links
By ESPN.com staff
Posted by ESPN.com's Heather Dinich
Around the ACC we go ...
Finally! Good news for the Hokies. Their trio of injured tailbacks will return to practice today.
Duke's secondary is taking shape, and sophomore safety Matt Daniels said the young group is ready to be tested.
Wake Forest had its third and final preseason scrimmage today, and the coaching staff is hoping it answered some questions about lingering position battles.
Maryland left guard Andrew Gonnella was lightly recruited and didn't hesitate when Maryland offered him a spot as a preferred walk-on. That might never have happened, though, if it weren't for a phone call to the Terps from his uncle, a former Maryland tackle.
Boston College receiver Rich Gunnell will be catching from his third quarterback in as many seasons this fall, but this season could present his biggest challenges.
Virginia's Chris Cook and Ras-I Dowling might be the best cornerback tandem during the Al Groh era, but can they be the best in the ACC? Well, they certainly think so.
Here's one for NC State fans regarding their season opener: South Carolina will be without one of its starting defensive ends.
Seven former players who helped Miami Northwestern win a national title have vowed to do the same at Miami, and their promise -- and their bond -- continues.
There's a huge shadow looming over Tallahassee, and it's the ghost of FSU past.