Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Crossing the Atlantic: Clemson, Paul Johnson, Randy Edsall, and more.

Guess how many Red Bulls 8-Ball drank this morning?
(Crossing the Atlantic is a look at the ACC, Big East and other schools on the East Coast.) 
 
Stacking Up. 
Travis Sawchik looks at how Clemson stacks up against BCS champion teams of the previous 10 years. (The Post and Courier)

It's in the cards.
Maryland offensive coordinator Gary Crowton, formerly of Oregon, brought over the Duck-like use of signal cards with bizarre pictures with him. What Crowton didn't bring with him (so far): Oregon's on-the-field success. (The Baltimore Sun)

It Don't Come Easy.
Maryland players have had a harder than expected transistio period to first-year head football coach Randy Edsall style of coaching. (The Baltimore Sun)

Conspiracy Theory.
Tomahawk Nation questions why ACC officials aren't  calling holding penalties against teams trying to neutralize FSU defensive Bjorn Werner. The fact that he's white and German actually come into play. (Tomahawk Nation)


Boston College head football coach Frank Spaziani on the hot seat?
Boston College head football coach Frank Spaziani on the hot seat? (Heights and Lows)


Yellow Jackets injured.
Georgia Tech linebackers Jeremiah Attaochu and Daniel Drummond will reportedly miss Saturday's game against Maryland due to injury. (ChuckOliver.net)

Georgia Tech head football coach Paul Johnson hopes Georgia Tech students will attend Saturday's home game against Maryland. 
A commenter suggests Johnson go out and talk to the fraternities about showing up earlier. Ron Zook tried visiting the frats down at Florida once. It didn't end very well. (From the Rumble Seat)

And to prove that point...
EDSBS has its version as how a visit to a Georgia Tech student by Johnson might go. (EDSBS)

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