April 19, 2006
Clemson: Momentum, Wrinkles Create Optimism
Despite finishing the 2005 season with six victories in its last seven games, plus the excitement of 16 returning starters, Clemson isn't resting on its laurels.
Florida State: Old-School Approach Tested Toughness
Bright orange barricades and heavy machines line two of the access roads to Florida State's Doak Campbell Stadium, signs of a public university trying to grapple with rapid growth. Meanwhile, another major construction -- make that re-construction -- effort has been taking place inside the house that Bowden built.
North Carolina: Smooth Spring Followed Big Changes
Change swept through North Carolina after the 2005 football season, but this year's spring practice proved one of the smoothest and most productive in John Bunting's five years as coach.
N.C. State: Offense, Defense Facing Role Reversal?
It was a flip-flop for North Carolina State during spring practice.
Virginia Tech: Offensive Line Project Progressed Nicely
The answers to some of the biggest questions around Blacksburg started to take shape recently.
Wake Forest: Team's Success Could Mirror Mauk's
Coach Jim Grobe has made it clear that the Deacons want and need Ben Mauk to be "the guy" at quarterback.
* Spring Football, Part II will be available May 3, 2006