ACC Football Daily Links — Pittsburgh, Syracuse Joining ACC in 2013?

Monday through Friday each week, we’ll be compiling the best links on ACC football from around the web.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Pitt, Syracuse Headed to ACC in 2013? (ESPN’s ACC Blog)

We already have heard Big East commissioner John Marinatto hint at the possibility of letting Syracuse and Pitt leave for the ACC in time for the 2013 season. Sounds like both sides are moving closer to that reality. Pitt athletic director Steve Pederson told local reporters this week that he was hopeful a resolution can be reached between the league and the two schools to let them out of the Big East a year earlier than required…

Pitt Football Spring Practices: E.J. Banks At Quarterback A Curious Move (Cardiac Hill)

Wanted to get to this a bit earlier, but Pitt mentioned some position players in their spring prospectus last week. Many are kind of nondescript, but one stuck out at me. And not in a good way. E.J. Banks, a cornerback transfer from Notre Dame, is moving to quarterback. Looking in with my limited view from the outside, this is one move I really don’t get – especially in lieu of all of the players at that position right now…

Duke DE Anunike Granted Sixth Year of Eligibility (Wilmington Star News)

Believe it or not, there was a little good news for a Duke athletic team Friday. A few hours before the Blue Devils’ basketball team went down in a stunning opening-round NCAA tournament upset to 15th-seeded Lehigh, coach David Cutcliffe’s football team learned that star defensive end Kenny Anunike has been granted a sixth year of eligibility…

UNC Football: Complain About the Sanctions All You Want, Tar Heels Were Wrong (Keeping It Heel)

I hate the fact that no matter what my opinion or anyone’s opinion is on the way the NCAA conducts their business.  For one, I can’t stand the fact that the NCAA makes so much money.  I hate the bowl system and it upsets me to the point every season that I consider boycotting college football in protest of a playoff system…

Five Things To Watch For This Spring (Warchant.com)

5. Intrigue at Wide Receiver: Even though just one wide receiver from last year’s group moved on (Bert Reed), there will be plenty of eyes on Lawrence Dawsey’s group this spring. That’s because there are lofty expectations surrounding two players who didn’t suit up last season…

No Buzz For Boston College Spring Football And The Big Finish (BC Interruption)

Maybe it’s the fact that both the men’s and women’s hockey teams were playing in the postseason. Or the fact that the men have now won 15 — 15! — straight and the Hockey East title for the third straight year. Or maybe it was Donahue’s young squad trying to make a splash in the ACC Tournament…

Chryst Likes Pitt’s Energy As Spring Drills Start (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Pitt football coach Paul Chryst was happy with the Panthers start to spring drills Thursday, not because the team performed well during a two-hour practice, but because he was finally on the field with his players. Chryst his been anxious to see the Panthers on the field so he can begin the process of evaluating talent in preparation for the 2012 season…

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