ACC Football Daily Links — Maryland’s Danny O’Brien Transferring To Wisconsin

Monday through Friday each week, we compile the best links on ACC football from around the web.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Here We Go Again: Danny O’Brien’s A Badger (Bucky’s 5th Quarter)

In a development that could have a huge repercussions in the Big Ten in the upcoming season, quarterback Danny O’Brien has officially transferred from Maryland to Wisconsin. After visiting Madison over the weekend, an experience O’Brien described as “unbelievable,” he reportedly made a second visit to Penn State earlier this week, leaving many Badger fans doubting if they’d see him in a Wisconsin uniform…

Days, Lee Begin Push On Ga. Tech’s Washington (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

The gates opened on Georgia Tech’s three-way quarterback derby Monday, when the Yellow Jackets began spring practice on a clear afternoon. In reality, the competition between starter Tevin Washington and backups Synjyn Days and Vad Lee to be the starting quarterback in the 2012 season began weeks earlier…

Sammy Watkins Focused On Future, All-Around Improvement (Orange and White)

All of the trophies and honors Sammy Watkins picked up last December? They’re safe in Fort Myers, Fla. Just where Watkins wants them. “I never got the accolades,” Clemson’s standout sophomore receiver said. “I sent them off to my parents. I don’t see them. I don’t touch them.”…

University of Miami Football Team Advertising For “Any Student That Is At Least 6’1″ and 230 Pounds” (Miami NewTimes)

Is this a sign of a University of Miami football apocalypse? The Hurricanes are are posting fliers around the school Wellness Center, asking “any student that is at least 6’1 and 230+ pounds” to contact the team about becoming offensive linemen. We gotta say, this does not strike us as Division-1 behavior…

Maryland Defensive Back Avery Graham Leaves Football Program (Washington Post)

Maryland announced Wednesday that defensive back Avery Graham has decided to leave the football program. Graham will be given his unconditional release if he decides to transfer to another school. “I am disappointed that Avery has decided to leave us,” Coach Randy Edsall said in a statement released by the school…

Logan Thomas Talks Expectations (ESPN’s ACC Blog)

Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas had a memorable rookie season in 2011, as he set a school record for rushing touchdowns in a season by a quarterback with 11 and broke the school’s single-season total offense record set by Tyrod Taylor in 2010. Thomas completed 234-of-391 passes (59.8 percent) for 3,013 yards with 19 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. He also carried 153 times for 469 net yards and 11 touchdowns…

Clemson Breaks Ground On Indoor Facility (Shakin’ the Southland)

A little later than I expected, but the University has their groundbreaking ceremony for the IPF friday afternoon. The facility cost is in the ballpark of $10 Million and they do have designs on further additions once this initial construction is completed this fall, assuming good enough weather over the summer. Construction plans are here, and its a large download…

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