ACC's lunchtime links

The ACC season is over. Shed a tear.

  • Let's take a look at what the national media thought of Florida State's win over Northern Illinois in the Discover Orange Bowl. Pete Thamel of SI.com calls the victory "underwhelming." Dennis Dodd of CBSsports.com says a matchup like this one will be the norm in the future. Yahoo Sports! Pat Forde gets most creative, calling the Orange Bowl "straight out of Macbeth."

  • Florida State linebacker Vince Williams had some choice words for trash-talking Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch, saying, "He's terrible. I can't believe they tried us like that. They tried our life, man. ... He's not good at all."

  • Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd was brilliant in the Chick-Fil-A Bowl. Now he has a decision to make. Will Vandervort of The Clemson Insider grades the game.

  • Former Georgia Tech defensive coordinator Al Groh speaks out, and what he had to say is not very complimentary.

  • Three Miami players will participate in the NFLPA Bowl.

  • Former Wake Forest defensive coordinator Brad Lambert prepares for his first season with UNC Charlotte.