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Power 5 matchups highlight opening week of ACC schedule

Quarterback Justin Thomas will lead Georgia Tech to Notre Dame on Sept. 19. (AP photo) ACC teams will play on four Thursday nights, on five Fridays and one on Monday next season, according to the 2015 conference schedule, released Thursday. (If you don’t like that one, here’s one with helmet logos.) South Carolina and North Carolina will meet in Charlotte ...

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Life will be a beach at UCF football games

The new beach club at UCF’s Bright House Networks Stadium will provide a new viewing experience for fans. (UCF Athletics) Life’s a beach, especially if you’re a UCF football fan. The university is remodeling its Bright House Networks Stadium — which was completed in 2007 — to create the East Side Club, an area 25 rows from the field that ...

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Slowing offenses tough task for SEC’s new defensive coordinators

Auburn defensive coordinator Will Muschamp is one of the highest paid assistants in the country at $1.6 million a year. (AP photo) Half of the SEC will have new defensive coordinators in 2015 as teams and coaches and fans search for ways to slow the crazy fast offenses. Most eyes will be on Will Muschamp at Auburn, but John Chavis moved from LSU to Texas A&M, ...

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SEC’s new offensive coordinators face challenges

New Georgia offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer inherits an uncertain quarterback situation with the Bulldogs. (UGA photo by John Kelley) Lane Kiffin says he’s returning to Alabama, but six SEC teams will have new offensive coordinators next season. We know who’s filled five of those positions and Tennessee coach Butch Jones is looking for someone ...

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Clemson should be top ACC team heading into 2015

Deshaun Watson should be one of the top QBs in the ACC next season if he can return from ACL surgery. (AP photo) I’ve written a lot about the SEC lately, so let’s take a look at how the ACC looks heading into 2015. Georgia Tech and Clemson should be the favorites next season after the Yellow Jackets finished so strong — three wins over ranked teams ...

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Even with Dak Prescott, SEC could be quarterback poor in 2015

Tennessee’ Josh Dobbs had a strong second half and heads into next season as the Vols’ starting QB. (Getty Images) Not too long ago, the SEC was loaded with quarterbacks. You know their names, most of which began with a “M.” There was AJ McCarron, Aaron Murray, Johnny Manziel, Nick Marshall and Zach Mettenberger. Then there was Connor Shaw, ...

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Which SEC team hurt most by players leaving early for NFL?

Todd Gurley is one of 20 SEC players who are leaving school early for this spring’s NFL draft. (Brant Sanderlin/AJC) Todd Gurley, Amari Cooper and T.J. Yeldon are among the SEC underclassmen heading to the NFL. Who among the 20 SEC players leaving early will be the toughest to replace? Which team was devastated by players leaving early? Was it Alabama? Or ...

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Lane Kiffin top candidate for 49ers’ offensive coordinator job

Lane Kiffin is the front-runner to become the San Francisco 49ers’ new offensive coordinator. (AP photo) Last month, Lane Kiffin said he would return as Alabama’s offensive coordinator. It now appears that he is the front-runner for the same position with the San Francisco 49ers. Alabama OC Lane Kiffin is a front-runner for 49ers OC job. Colts special ...

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Marcus Mariota heads to NFL, Dak Prescott coming back

Marcus Mariota already has his degree, but could have played another season at Oregon. (AP photo) One high-profile Heisman winner is heading to the NFL. One high-profile former — and perhaps future — Heisman candidate is returning to school. Marcus Mariota will not play his senior season at Oregon and has decided to head to the NFL. He led the Ducks to ...

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Rare Top 10 feat: Georgia Tech No. 8, UGA No. 9 in final AP poll

Georgia Tech and Georgia each finished in the top 10 for the first time since 1966. (Getty Images) Ohio State won the national championship Monday night and, obviously, finished No. 1 in the final AP Top 25, but Georgia and Georgia Tech pulled a rare feat. Photos: UGA, Tech in season’s final Top 10 rankings The Yellow Jackets finished No. 8 and the Bulldogs are ...

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