Think the ACC has lost some star power at the quarterback position? Think again. The league has some potential new playmakers leading the way in 2017.
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Increased investment in football programs across the league has attracted high-quality coaches and contributed to the ACC's recent on-field success.
ACC media days continue on Friday, with Duke coach David Cutcliffe and two of his players scheduled to take the podium at approximately 10:01 a.m. ET. Watch live on ACCN Extra/WatchESPN.
A season ago, Jimbo Fisher thought Florida State would be good in 2017. The time has arrived, but first the Seminoles face an ACC schedule that includes the defending national champion. Find out how the conference shapes up.
Preseason media events rarely provide news, but sometimes it becomes clear a player is headed for greatness, and the ACC again has a few candidates.
Davis named to Rimington Award watch list
Duke C Austin Davis was one of five ACC players named to the Rimington Award watch list. The award honors the nation's top center.
Humphreys on Bednarik Award watch list
The ACC is well represented on the preseason Bednarik Award watch list with 18 players, Duke LB Ben Humphreys. The honor is given to the nation's top defensive player.
After a (sort of) down year, the SEC is loaded again in 2017. But the ACC and Big Ten are right there. So which league enters 2017 as the deepest in the country?
Duke has added former Purdue interim coach Gerad Parker to the Blue Devils' football staff as an operations assistant.
A quick look at five ACC players -- including Virginia quarterback Kurt Benkert -- who could surprise with impressive statistical seasons in 2017.
David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer
David Schumate will be the new play-by-play voice for Duke football. He replaces Bob Harris, who retired this year after 41 seasons calling Blue Devils games.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
East Carolina announces three graduate transfer additions from Power 5 programs: Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk, Clemson running back Tyshon Dye and Minnesota defensive lineman Gaelin Elmore. All three will be eligible this season.
Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer
ACC commissioner John Swofford said he expects the revenue gap between his conference and the Big Ten and SEC to close once the ACC Network launches in 2019. "That's why we're doing the channel," Swofford said. "We fully expect a gap with particularly the Big Ten and SEC here for a couple of years but that's the very reason we've signed to do what we're doing. We fully expect that gap will narrow considerably when we get the channel up and running."
As the ACC begins its spring meetings in Florida, conference coaches will have an opportunity to weigh in on recent rule changes by the NCAA.
While defenses could be historically strong in the ACC this fall, based on returning talent, the teams that buck that trend should be favorites.
With Dalvin Cook, Wayne Gallman, James Conner and other productive runners moving on, it's a changing of the guard at running back in the ACC.
Young Duke quarterback Daniel Jones and Miami's depth make them early favorites to contend for the division title.
Duke head coach David Cutcliffe has been rewarded with a two-year contract extension that will keep him with the Blue Devils through June 2021.
If the Seminoles can find a few reliable receivers, they'll be tough to beat once again.
David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer
David Cutcliffe doesn't mince words about changes to visits/signing, calling it "irresponsible" and "reckless." "There was nobody in favor of this in the assistant coaches ranks," he said. "I just don't think it's going to help us in any form or fashion."
Florida State's Deondre Francois might just be the best bet to take over the best quarterback label in the ACC.
Duke's season served as a reminder that nothing is a given, and 2017-18 presents much more in the way of unknown factors for the Blue Devils.
Former Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk says he will transfer to East Carolina for his final season.
Spring is a time for optimism. But before you start saving for bowl tickets here's a look at why each team won't win the ACC.
Duke yielded 31 sacks in 2016, most of the David Cutcliffe era, but some of them were due to young QB Daniel Jones standing in trying to make a play.