Miami defensive coordinator Manny Diaz, who wants to implement a more aggressive defense, is one of several new Coastal assistants with work ahead.
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Here are 10 ACC players returning from significant injuries in 2015 that could again be key contributors this season.
The Cavaliers ended Cleveland's 52-year title drought, which got us thinking: Which ACC football teams are currently enduring some ignominious streaks?
Even the very best teams have players and coaches who could be difference-makers ... or make no difference at all. Here are the biggest X factors on each of the ACC's 14 teams.
Albert Reid says he's ready to face the challenge of juggling college football, academics and the demands of an infant son.
What's in store for the Hoos in Bronco Mendenhall's first season in Charlottesville? Matt Fortuna examines the best- and worst-case scenarios.
Without Deshaun Watson, how good is Clemson? And what would Florida State's offense be without Dalvin Cook running the ball? Here's the single most important player on each ACC roster.
The ACC will feature veteran offensive lines and returns several top running backs, which might translate into some powerful ground attacks.
Louisville's Devonte Fields, who had 11 sacks in the Cardinals' final seven games, is a likely candidate to reach double digits again.
While Virginia isn't known for its prolific passing, there's reason for optimism under new head coach Bronco Mendenhall.
Quin Blanding has surpassed 100 tackles in each of his first two seasons. He leads the list of players who can reach the 100-tackle plateau in 2016.
The ACC had just one 1,000-yard receiver last season. Can it do better? Here is a look at ACC players who could possibly hit the 1,000-yard plateau.
The new Virginia coaching staff is looking for new ways to get Taquan Mizzell the ball.
How do ACC coaches think the 2016 season will play out? After given anonymity, they dished on how to stop Dalvin Cook, why Clemson is the ACC's most talented team and much more about the league.
Of the 29 prospects in the ESPN 300 committed to ACC schools, six are receivers. After the conference inked just six of the 53 pass-catchers in the 2016 ESPN 300, the conference is enjoying an uptick early in this cycle with the needs within the conference a plenty.
The ACC reported $403 million in revenue for 2014-15, up $100 million from the previous year, and paid out an average of $26.2 million to each school.
The Seminoles might be lower on this list of ACC coaching stability than you'd expect, especially if the LSU job comes open at some point.
Justin Fuente was the running backs coach at TCU when the Horned Frogs played against Bronco Mendenhall's BYU teams in the Mountain West.
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A major reason Virginia is 48-72 since 2006 is instability at quarterback. Only once in the last 11 years has a QB started back-to-back season openers. With the graduate transfer of Kurt Benkert, that could happen again if he (or Connor Brewer) supplants Matt Johns, who threw an FBS-high 17 interceptions in 2015. New coach Bronco Mendenhall needs a long-term answer, but it might take time.
Virginia has had four different starting QBs in each of the past four seasons, and there will be another heated competition for the job this fall.
Landing the next head-coaching gig is just the beginning. Then the coaches have to figure out how to move their families across the country. Bronco Mendenhall's approach sets a unique blueprint.
Among the 14 ACC schools, only Clemson, Duke and North Carolina won't attend satellite camps. Miami coach Mark Richt remains undecided.
How big could the ACC be?
In the spirit of conference expansion chatter, our Ryan McGee has an idea. He shook up the ACC, added four schools and flipped the divisions to help create a more balanced CFB map. Which teams are in which division? Flipping the field
The ACC meetings will include discussion of satellite camps, providing the league coaches with a chance to address the matter publicly.
With spring practice in the rear-view mirror, we continue to look at each ACC team by position. Here is a look at the defensive backs.
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