ACC's lunchtime links

Posted by ESPN.com's Heather Dinich

It's pretty quiet in ACC country today, but there were still a few links for you to chew on:

  • Miami coach Randy Shannon says he is "not a "hard-a--" like everyone thinks, and has loosened up the atmosphere around Coral Gables to prove it.

  • Former NC State player Corey Smith is still missing at sea.

  • Here's an inside peek at the "cruel and unusual punishment" Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson puts his players through.