Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Crossing the Atlantic: Georgia Tech, Frank Spaziani, Clemson, and more.

 (Crossing the Atlantic is a look at the ACC, Big East and other schools on the East Coast.) 

Dog Days Are Over?
Joseph Wyatt casts some positive light on  Georgia Tech's future following its 31-17 loss to Georgia. The main hope coming in the form of quarterback Synjyn Days. (ChuckOliver.net)

Out of his shell.
Maryland defensive end David Mackall is leaving Maryland after a dispute over "academic issues" with Terrapins head coach Randy Edsall. (The Baltimore Sun)

Stand By Your Man.
Eric Avidon defends Boston College head football coach Frank Spaziani over calls for his firing. (The MetroWest Daily News)

Oh yeah?
Brian Favat of BC Interruption has a few bones to pick with Avidon's defense of Spaziani. (BC Interruption)

Six of one, or half a dozen of the other.
Virginia Tech's bowl options going into the ACC championship game against Clemson seem to have come down to either the Orange Bowl if it wins, or the Chick-fil-A Bowl if it loses. (Gobbler Country)

All or Nothing?
Clemson right tackle Landon Walker stresses the importance  to defeat Virginia Tech in the ACC Championship game in the light of the Tigers' end of the season collapse. (The Post and Courier)


All Eyez On Me.
Cincinnati head football coach Butch Jones is reportedly being looked at by Illinois, North Carolina, and UCLA to fill head coaching vacancies. (Down the Drive)

Well, somebody had to to do it.
The Liberty Bowl will pick a Big East team in part of its annual game, but only because the SEC doesn't have enough bowl-eligible teams. (Cardiac Hill)


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