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Friday, February 7, 2014
ACC's lunchtime links
By David M. Hale
Sports writers love complaining. Sochi has lots to complain about. That convergence
yields amazing results
Duke becomes one of the first teams to kick off spring practice today, and the Charlotte Observer has
a full preview of what’s in store
for the defending Coastal Division champs.
After inking one of the top classes in the nation in 2014, Tomahawk Nation looks at Florida State’s
big needs for the 2015 signing class
Mike London brought an
influx of “quality players”
with this year’s recruiting class, writes the Daily Progress.
Logan Thomas could
still be a second-round selection
in the NFL draft, writes the Roanoke Times.
Clemson figures to have its star QB for the future in DeShaun Watson, who Bleacher Report projects
could be the Tigers’ starter
when the season begins in September.
Aside from Watson, The State
breaks down all of Clemson’s 2014 signings
Steve Addazio figures to have
a lot more to work with
at Boston College after Wednesday’s sizable signing class, writes the Boston Herald.
As always with Paul Johnson’s teams,
the rankings don’t tell the story
of Georgia Tech’s signing class, writes the Atlanta Journal-Consitution.
With Mark Stoops scoring big recruits at Kentucky, the Lexington Herald-Leader wonders if
the balance of power in the state has shifted
away from Louisville.
The Sun-Sentinel writes that
not all Miami fans are overly excited
with the Hurricanes’ haul on national signing day.
Syracuse inked a big class of receivers only to find out its wide receivers coach was leaving for the NFL. Now Scott Shafer
has some explaining to do
, writes The Post-Standard.
Syracuse isn’t the only ACC school losing its receivers coach for the NFL. Pitt’s Bobby Engram
is headed to the Baltimore Ravens
, writes the Post-Gazette.
CBS Sports finds an
instant impact player
from each school from this year’s signing class, with more than a few big names in the ACC.