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ACC Daily Links - Oct. 21

Monday, October 21, 2013 8:22am
By: Carlos Collazo

Boston College
The Eagles are going into Chapel Hill this week as eight-point underdogs against the Tar Heels. Boston College grad Matt Hasselbeck is retiring from the NFL after this season.

Coach Dabo Swinney does not want his team's 37-point loss to FSU to cause another loss this week. Paul Strelow looks at what the outcome of that game means for Clemson's recruiting.

The defense was the main reason for Duke's 35-22 come-from-behind win over Virginia. The victory shows how the Blue Devils are a mature football team.

Florida State
The Seminoles were not surprised after their 51-14 win over Clemson. After that win, Alabama and FSU are in the top two spots of the first BCS standings of the year. 

Georgia Tech
The Yellow Jackets are trying to build on their win over Syracuse. Chris Milton continued to excel on special teams during the game.

Receivers Deon Long and Stefon Diggs are both out for the season. To add insult to the injuries, the Terrapins also lost potential recruit Johnathan Thomas to Penn State.

Herb Waters has been listed as the starter at slot reciever after an injury to Phillip Dorsett. Al Golden said that his faith didn't waiver a bit after seeing Stephen Morris throw four interceptions agains UNC.

North Carolina
Brian Barbour tries to understand the Tar Heels' 1-5 start. The Green Bay Packers and the Atlanta Falcons are two possible fits for Eric Ebron in the NFL.

N.C. State
The Wolfpack has a big task going up against Florida State this weekend in Tallahassee.

Notre Dame
In the latest One Foot Down podcast, the main topic is the Irish's win over USC. Quarterback Tommy Rees is day-to-day.

Isaac Bennett had the best game of his career in the win over Old Dominion. In a Preseason USA Today Coaches Basketball Poll Pitt comes in unranked, but with some votes.

Four-star quarterback Alin Edouard recently committed to Syracuse. The Orange football team has a long road ahead after its 56-0 loss to Georgia Tech.

Evan Nolte is bigger and stronger this basketball season for the Cavaliers. The Virginia football team also has a tough road ahead.

Virginia Tech
The Hokies came in at No. 14 in the initial BCS standings. The team also managed to move up to No. 16 in the AP poll after a bye week.

Wake Forest
In the newest podcast on Blogger So Dear, the upcoming Wake-Miami game is discussed, as well as the team's 34-10 victory over Maryland. Tanner Price and Michael Campanaro both played well in the win over the Terps. In the PGA, alum Webb Simpson ran away with the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open title.