It's time again for the latest ACCSports.com Podcast, presented by Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q.
Musical selection this week from Buffalo Tom (Soda Jerk).
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Here are a few time stamps to note from their Monday evening conversation:
0:08 - Hayes gives the rundown.
0:44 - Jim's got 99 problems ... and the ACC Power Rankings are 98 of them. Also, just how low can the ACC's "Big Four" go?
3:48 - Hayes is feeling kind of optimistic about Wake ... Jim's not on board yet.
9:58 - Hayes believes in the "Dead Stadium Home Field Advantage" ... Jim's not quite on board with this either.
15:40 - Are we having hot seat talk already? Did you catch the second half of UVa-Ball State? Hayes then has an interesting factoid about Jon Tenuta ... with no research to back it up. Is it time to hire a show intern? All the while Hayes munches on Twizzlers.
20:13 -GAME OF THE CENTURY!!! Jim and Hayes talk Clemson-FSU and Hayes ramps up talk for the ... rematch? ... Jim's not on board here either.
23:48 - Maryland finally stumbles, and the rest of the ACC Twitterati was ready to pounce. Hayes keeps trying to make the case for his FSU-Clemson national title game pipe dream. Oh, and does Jameis Winston have a personal jeweler on the FSU training staff? Then it's time for your regularly scheduled "Gush over Jameis" part of the podcast.
29:45 - Repeat after us, kids: "Conference strength is ALL about your top teams."
32:10 - Syracuse-Clemson. Let's talk about Tajh Boyd's perform- ... nah, let's talk DABO V SHAFER!!! WHO YOU GOT!?!!!???! ORANGE ON ORANGE VIOLENCE!! RAAWWRRRR!!!!
39:08 - How can ranking fraternities and sororities be tied to ranking the ACC's football programs? Hayes makes the tenuous connection.
48:12 - Jim still doesn't understand why some fan bases hate their conferences. Can't we all just get along?