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2015 Schedule
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Clemson-Auburn is a must-see opener

Heisman front-runner Deshaun Watson and Clemson try to rebound from their national title loss to Alabama. They go on the road with another shot at an SEC team, with a 70 percent chance to win. Top Week 1 matchups (Insider)

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ACC tops $400 million in revenue in 2014-15

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.

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Three Deshaun Watson facts to know

  • Last season, Watson became the first player in FBS history to pass for 4,000 yards and rush for 1,000 yards.
  • He led Power 5 QBs last season with 18 TDs on throws of 20 or more yards downfield.
  • He was one of six FBS QBs to post a Total QBR of 99 or higher in a game last season (99.2 at Miami).
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6dChris Low and Adam Rittenberg

The heat is on: Ten games with the highest stakes in 2016

Some will have playoff implications. Some feature a team that needs to finally shut up its rival. Others might save a coach's job. Here are the games that have a little extra meaning in 2016.

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Deshaun Watson favored to win Heisman

Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook places the junior quarterback atop its list to take home the trophy and has Clemson returning to the College Football Playoff.

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Would Jimbo Fisher ever bolt Florida State?

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.

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Clemson bunch will bring talent

You know Deshaun Watson can play, but don't forget about the other draft-eligible Tigers this season. Look for names like WR Mike Williams, TE Jordan Legett and OL Tyrone Crowder. Top offensive players for 2017 draft (Insider)

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Tigers' Watson: Not great yet, but working on it

Clemson QB Deshaun Watson said while accepting the Manning Award as the nation's top quarterback that he still must improve his hand placement and technique in order to "be great one day."

Clemson offense sitting pretty for 2016

The Tigers have eight returning starters, including consensus All-American QB Deshaun Watson for his junior season. Poised for another productive offensive campaign., Clemson takes the No. 2 spot on our list. Top 10 offenses for 2016 (Insider)

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Take 2: Should ACC rivalries have set dates?

The ACC has its rivalry week at the end of the season when a number of conference teams play nonconference opponents, but is that enough?

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Ranked matchups highlight '16 ABC/ESPN kickoff

Tripleheaders featuring four games between ranked opponents highlight the opening Saturday of the 2016 college football season on both ABC and ESPN.

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