With 16 ESPN 300 commits, FSU topped not only the ACC but also the country. Here's how the rest of the conference graded out after signing day.
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Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer
It should be no surprise Duke is the model of signing-day efficiency. The Blue Devils have all 21 faxes already and are done for the day. Included among those faxes are four ESPN 300 recruits and three more four-star players, making the 2016 class the best in the modern era for Duke.
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A look back at the hits and misses from the ACC recruiting classes of three years ago.
A look at recent recruiting classes reveals why the Seminoles and Tigers are dominant in the ACC right now.
Duke cornerback Breon Borders says the Blue Devils need to get stronger in 2016 to accomplish their goal of an ACC championship.
The Seminoles face two SEC opponents coming off 10-win seasons; the Panthers go to Oklahoma State and line up against two other bowl teams.
After the infamous botched ending of last season's Duke-Miami game, the ACC is added another layer to its replay review procedures.
Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer
Duke safety Jeremy Cash (6-foot-1, 212 pounds) is a prospect to keep an eye on. He has the size/skill set to play safety or bump down as a nickel linebacker. Lot of versatility plus an immediate impact on special teams coverage units as a rookie.
We take a look at who has the toughest month, toughest three-game stretch, toughest overall and who might have it a little easier in the ACC this year.
NC State appears to have the roughest slate to navigate in the conference, while Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech couldn't ask for much better.
The Duke-Miami game's unbelievable (and controversial) finish earns it the No. 3 spot on the list of the ACC's best games of 2015.
South Bend trip highlights 2016 schedule
The ACC has released its 2016 schedule, and Duke will play at Notre Dame on Sept. 24. The Blue Devils will play twice on weeknights:
- Friday, Oct. 14 at Louisville
- Thursday, Nov. 10 vs. North Carolina
Florida State and Clemson will have off weeks before their Oct. 29 showdown.
Four new head coaches joined the fray in the ACC this year, but that's just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the coaching carousel.
As he did for Clemson all season, quarterback Deshaun Watson is leading the way on this season's list of the conference's best players.
The Blue Devils put barely any pressure on opposing quarterbacks this past season. Some new faces could turn that around.
Duke's defensive collapse in the second half of the season was disappointing, but the season ended on a high note with the first bowl win since 1961.
What does the ACC's Coastal Division need to do to make national noise like the top of the Atlantic? The simple, long-term answer is recruit better.
Was Duke-Indiana the best bowl game?
It sure was. Duke's 44-41 overtime win featured eight lead changes and a controversial, "Did Indiana really miss that tying field goal?" at the end. Best and worst of bowl season
Multiple playoff contenders and a 2,000-yard rusher for the ACC? Next season could be an exciting one for the conference.
Clemson was by far the class of the ACC this season, but here's a look at the conference from top to bottom.
Expect the Clemson Tigers to once again be the top team in the ACC.