ACC's lunchtime links

Definitely some good reads today:

  • One look at the picture of what used to be his car and you know how lucky NC State linebacker Nate Irving is to be alive.

  • Andrew Carter of the Orlando Sentinel tells the story of how Jimbo Fisher made the transition from a small West Virginia mining town to Bobby Bowden's successor.

  • Clemson backup quarterback Tajh Boyd has gone from watching the action to the center of attention.

  • A total of 10 players -- including quarterback Russell Wilson -- will miss spring ball at NC State. Nine are injured, and Wilson is playing baseball.

  • Georgia Tech freshman A-back Justin Randolph's little bro, a highly regarded defensive back in the class of 2011, has the Jackets among his top three finalists.

  • Miami coach Randy Shannon is looking for running back Damien Berry to become the complete back this year, not just run up the middle.