Tag: ACC football


Hayes Permar

What does Hayes like about sports? Walk offs, walkovers, walk ups, walk outs, walks, Ewoks, “Walk Like A Man” by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. He is from Wake County and dropped out of Davidson, UNC and NC State, jumps on whatever in-state bandwagon is currently tracking towards a championship and has a favorite team but pretends he doesn’t for journalistic purposes.

Who’s Next? The Best Players Not Yet Chosen as ACC Legends

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By Shawn Krest For those of you unfamiliar with the ACC Legends, they’ve been chosen—one for each member school (usually)—every year (almost) since the league expanded in 2004, in basketball and football. The football honorees are recognized at the championship game in December, while the men’s and women’s basketball selections are brought out at the… Read more »

ASU Gets Sun’d By NC State in El Paso

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Who Won? NC State defeated Arizona State 52-31 to finish the season 9-4 and cap off a perfect 5-0 bowl season for schools from North Carolina. Why? Nyheim Hines scored 3 first half touchdowns to set the tone, but NC State was dominant in all phases. No punts for the Pack in the first half,… Read more »

Duke Sends NIU Back Across 8 Mile To The Trailer Park

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Who won:  Duke beat Northern Illinois 36-14 to move their season record to 7-6. It almost makes NC schools 3-0 in bowl games this season, after App State and NC A&T took care of business in their games. Why: Duke had better players, a better game plan, and avoided ill-advised fake punts. The Devils’ offense… Read more »

Miami Avoids Shutout, Loses To Clemson in ACC Championship

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In honor of Miami phoning it in, SO ARE WE. Here are 8 tweets that properly sum up Miami’s first ever appearance in the ACC Football Championship Game, a 38-3 loss to Clemson (who remain ACC overlords) The U was trying to be “back”–jumping up and down in front of Clemson as some players were… Read more »

Good NC State beats Bad Pitt

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Who won? NC State won 35-17 on the road at Pitt. Why? NC State is actually really good. Pitt is not good.  GIF: via GIPHY What people are talking about? State fans not being used to this position are having all kinds of conversations right now. Might NC State be the best team in the ACC… Read more »

UNC Loses (clip & save this headline for future use)

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Won Won: Notre Dame thumped UNC 33-10 Why: UNC didn’t register a first down in its first 5 possessions. The tone stuck. GIF: things are going from bad to worse for the Heels What are people talking about: Always the injuries. Today it was a punter (not a joke) and a safety who were hurt during the game. What… Read more »

Deacs Chopped by Noles

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Who won? FSU beat Wake Forest 26-19. How? FSU overcame a 12-3 first half deficit and scored on a 40 yard TD as it looked like the game was heading to OT. GIF: Wake Forest ALMOST was 5-0 via GIPHY What people are talking about? Despite losing, Dave Clawson has Wake Forest back to a level… Read more »