ACC's lunchtime links

"Can I refill your eggnog for you? Get you something to eat? Drive you out to the middle of nowhere and leave you for dead?" - CWG

  • If you don't have a whole new respect for Randy Shannon after reading this, tsk tsk.

  • No surprises among the lists of candidates Miami AD Kirby Hocutt has reportedly talked to or plans to.

  • You can now count Miami's recruiting class on one hand.

  • There's only one reason the Miami job is more appealing than the Florida job.

  • FSU coach Jimbo Fisher said he was caught off-guard by Urban Meyer's resignation.

  • Virginia Tech and Virginia were both recognized for their academic excellence.

  • Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson has a formula to measure his defense, and Al Groh's group didn't quite measure up consistently.

  • UNC coach Butch Davis sought counseling for his players in September because he thought there was a lot of "pent-up anger" during the peak of the NCAA investigations.

  • BC running back Montel Harris is confident he'll be ready to play in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl.

  • Clemson AD Terry Don Phillips has earned a vote of confidence from university officials and there will be no change in his contract.