Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Crossing the Atlantic: Clemson, South Florida, FSU, and more.

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

Help, I'm slipping into the Twilight Zone.
The competing lawsuits between the Big East and West Virginia to prevent the school from leaving the conference to join the Big 12 has all three parties' 2012 schedules up in the air. (

There's a possibility, but no chance.
There's little chance that Pittsburgh and Syracuse will make the switch from the Big East to the ACC for the 2012 season. (The News & Observer)

Too Much, Too Little, Too Late. 
Miami bars boosters from inviting Hurricane athletes at their homes. That's kind of closing the barn door after the cows got loose, isn't it? (ESPN)

Hitting the books early.
Clemson commitments Travis Blanks (cornerback) and Isaiah Battle (offensive tackle) have both enrolled in the school. (The Post & Courtier)

Bulls on Parade.
South Florida and Nevada agree to a home-at-home series with the Bulls going to Reno next season on  Sept. 8. The  Wolf Pack return the favor by visiting Tampa on Oct. 3, 2015. (The Tampa Tribune)

The Airing of Grievances.
Former Boston College offensive guard Steve Lively is the latest to criticize the state of the Golden Eagles' athletic department, and the school's athletic director, Gene DeFilippo. (BC Interruption)

Changing sides?
Florida State safety Karlos Williams might switch over the the 'Noles offensive line in 2012. (Tomahawk Nation)

The new guy.
Maryland hires former Houston defensive coordinator Brian Stewart as the Terrapins' new DC. (The Baltimore Sun)

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