Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

SOURCE: North Carolina is hiring Texas A&M defensive backs coach Terry Joseph for the same role. Joseph replaces Charlton Warren, who left to coach Tennessee's defensive backs. This is a strong hire for the Tar Heels, as Joseph has coached defensive backs at Texas A&M, Nebraska, Tennessee and Louisiana Tech.

Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer 

Really interesting talking to former Clemson QB Rodney Williams on Saturday's Marty & McGee on ESPN Radio. He said Dabo Swinney has done a masterful job of making old school former Tigers feel like a part of the program's current success. "When they were planning Saturday's parade he insisted that they invite back every former player within a three-hour radius, or really just anyone who could get there. He said they had to be a part of it. It's created something really special around here."

Countdown to 2017 begins

The Crimson Tide are No. 1 and the Seminoles No. 2 in Mark Schlabach's Way-Too-Early Top 25 for 2017. Imagine if this matchup is just a precursor to a second Alabama-Florida State clash in the College Football Playoff. Top games to watch

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West Virginia, Virginia Tech ready for 2017

Virginia Tech and West Virginia, an underrated football rivalry, will renew at FedEx Field on Sept. 2. Both the Hokies and Mountaineers are coming off 10-win seasons. Countdown to 2017

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Florida State must replace its top running back and top receiver headed into 2017 as both Dalvin Cook and Travis Rudolph are headed to the NFL draft. The two combined for just over half of the team's total offense. There are options: Jacques Patrick and early enrollee Cam Akers at RB and Noonie Murray at WR are three players to watch.

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The 2016-17 All-Bowl team

From Deshaun Watson to Jonathan Allen to Dalvin Cook, it was a bowl season filled with spectacular performances. Here are the best of the best.

David Purdum ESPN Staff Writer 

The sportsbook at the South Point casino in Las Vegas has opened Alabama as a 3.5-point favorite over Florida State in a Week 1 matchup in Atlanta to open the 2017 season.

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Brian Bennett ESPN Staff Writer 

Old ACC rivals Maryland and Virginia have announced a two-game nonconference series for 2023-24. The Terrapins will host the first meeting on Sept. 16, 2023, and the Cavaliers will be home for the second game on Sept. 14, 2024. Maryland has played Virginia 78 times, more than any other opponent, and has a 44-32-2 record in the series.

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West Virginia, FSU rising to 2 seed

West Virginia is coming off a blowout win over Baylor, while Florida State cruised by Duke. All three join Gonzaga on the two line in Joe Lunardi's latest Bracketology. Bracketology

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Best teams played game for the ages

The national title game between Alabama and Clemson happened to be the best game of the bowl season. Now isn't that a treat? Ranking the 42 bowl games

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Jackson's had his bowl struggles

Lamar Jackson's Heisman Trophy showcase didn't live up to advanced billing, and the Citrus Bowl wasn't much of a game. In LSU's 29-9 victory, Jackson had perhaps his least productive outing of the year. Ranking the 42 bowl games