5 Things We Learned about the ACC in Week 2

Although there were a couple of disappointing losses in non-conference play, week 2 was a very positive one for the ACC. Here is a list of 5 things we learned about the conference in week 2. 5. Pittsburgh’s ground game is solid Heading into the season, it looked like this would be the case. Yet, […]

ACC Football: Burning Questions Headed into Week 2

Unlike some of the other leagues, the ACC football schedule has a number of exciting games in week 2. Here is a list of burning questions that what we should get an answer to this weekend. 1. Will Virginia Tech take a step forward under Justin Fuente? Unfortunately, last weekend’s contest didn’t exactly answer that […]

TSS Top 50 Countdown: Every Preview From No. 50 to No. 1

The TSS Top 50 Countdown kicked off on June 27, and concluded yesterday with our No. 1 team. Since that’s an awfully long period of time, it’s quite possible that people would have missed a preview or two. With that in mind, here’s the comprehensive list of previews from No. 50 to No. 1. Top […]

ACC Coastal Non-Conference Schedule Grades

As noted in yesterday’s piece about the ACC Atlantic division, I’m faced with a dilemma. The first three power conferences I graded each only played three non-conference games. I made my expectations pretty clear. With a few exceptions (either for teams who are expected to be College Football Playoff favorites or who are expected to […]

TSS Top 50: No. 50 Duke Blue Devils

Duke Blue Devils 2015 Record: 8-5 overall, 4-4 ACC (beat Indiana 44-41 in the Pinstripe Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Will Duke rebuild or reload in 2016? Over the past three years, the Blue Devils have been one of the more consistent teams in the ACC, winning eight or more games in every season during that […]

Relax Duke Fans, The Quarterback Situation Is in Great Shape

While it’s difficult to know who the starting quarterback for Duke will be, one thing is certain: the Devils will be productive at the all-important position this fall. Make no mistake about it: if Thomas Sirk is healthy, he’ll be the guy. Sirk thrived in his first season as the Blue Devils’ starting quarterback, completing […]

TSS Bowl Grades: December 19-26

Thanks to the wonders of television and a natural inability to sleep, I have been able to see an inordinate amount of college football this bowl season. I’m not complaining about it one bit. After watching almost the entirety of just about every bowl game (I might have missed a few plays here or there […]

Watch: Thomas Sirk takes QB draw for 73 yard TD!

Earlier this week Georgia Southern’s Favian Upshaw had a very impressive 80 yd QB draw. Today, Duke’s Thomas Sirk tried to match him…. Thomas Sirk takes QB draw 73 yards for TD! — Kevin Causey (@CFBZ)

Five Things Learned at the 2K Classic

Another season of college basketball is underway, and while football is still center stage, the November slate of hoops is always fun with endless enticing non-conference matchups. The 2K Classic at Madison Square Garden brought Duke, Wisconsin, Georgetown, and VCU to Manhattan, and they played four action-packed games that entertained the thousands. A lot happened, […]

Kentucky runs past Duke in early season battle

Tuesday night in Chicago, college basketball observers gained a lot of information on two of the superpowers in the sport. The big question is if Tuesday’s revelations will still hold true in the middle of March… and perhaps early April. * In the first heavyweight contest of the season, Kentucky showed that it is clearly […]

Watch: Duke’s Grayson Allen throws down the hammer

Duke’s Grayson Allen started off his season like a star. He had 20 points in the first half and finished with 26 points. He had a collection of great dunks including this beauty…. Here’s a collection of his dunks against Siena that the ACC put up on Youtube….

Thoughts, Observations, and Things To Watch For in Week 10

This is the weekend we’ve all been waiting for, featuring four games that will have an impact on the College Football Playoff race. Here’s a list of thoughts, observations, and things to watch for in week 10. At the risk of sounding like a broken record, please ignore the College Football Playoff rankings. Until the […]