A quick look at five ACC players -- including Virginia quarterback Kurt Benkert -- who could surprise with impressive statistical seasons in 2017.
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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.
Can Tahj Rice save the day? The Louisville high schooler upped the ante with a superhero-themed commitment announcement.
Duke's 2017 schedule slots the Blue Devils inside the top 10 in our rankings of college football's toughest slates for the upcoming season.
As Duke's spring practice winds down, David Cutcliffe says he's optimistic about the talent and competition in the Blue Devils' secondary.
Time for another installment of the ACC mailbag.
Thomas Sirk's transfer means that there's no doubt about the starting quarterback at Duke this fall.
Joe Giles-Harris led Duke with 107 tackles and ranked fourth in the ACC in tackles per game last season, earning Freshman All-America honors.
Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer
With QB Thomas Sirk transferring, there's no doubt Duke's offense is Daniel Jones'. By season's end last year he looked to be the best fit for Duke moving forward. The former walk-on rebounded from a shaky start to throw for 9 TDs and 1 INT over his last six games. Coaches gush about his growth, and he'll be one of the ACC's better QBs this fall as a RS sophomore.
Quarterback Thomas Sirk, who is still rehabbing an Achilles injury that forced him to miss the 2016 season, will transfer from Duke for his final season.
It's nearly impossible to win a national championship with questions at quarterback. Which programs have the best QB situation for the immediate future? The answer might surprise you.