Wednesday, December 4, 2013
ACC's lunch links
By David M. Hale
R.I.P. to a lunchtime hero, as one of the creators of the Doritos Locos Taco has died. And if you’ve ever wondered how the idea came to be (possibly while chowing down on one at 2 a.m.), it’s actually an interesting story.
A trio of Florida State receivers are poised to make history, writes the Tallahassee Democrat.
FSU backup quarterback Jacob Coker earned a standing ovation at Tuesday’s practice -- the first he’d attended since knee surgery, writes the Orlando Sentinel.
A run of good health has played a pivotal role in Duke’s dream season, writes the Raleigh News & Observer.
The Blue Devils say they’re ready to shock the world in Saturday’s ACC Championship Game, writes the Charlotte Observer.
The Winston-Salem Journal sees plenty of parallels between Wake Forest’s all-time best coaches in football and basketball.
Clemson’s Chad Morris is being mentioned as a possible successor to Jim Grobe at Wake Forest, writes The State.
The Hyundai Sun Bowl looks like the logical destination for Virginia Tech, writes the Roanoke Times.
Meanwhile, Kendall Fuller became the first Virginia Tech player to win ACC defensive rookie-of-the-year honors, writes the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Boston College great Doug Flutie puts Auburn’s shocking Iron Bowl win into historic context, writes the Boston Herald.
Miami will open practice to the public as it preps for bowl season, writes the Sun-Sentinel.
Syracuse is already making its pitch for a bowl bid in what could be an overcrowded ACC field, writes The Post-Standard.
Georgia Tech looks to be the frontrunner to land a transfer from Notre Dame, writes the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.