Latest Atlantic Coast Conference football News

Boston College hires Ohio St assistant Jeff Hafley as coach

Dec. 14, 2019 10:18 AM EST

Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley is the new Boston College football coach. “Jeff’s shown throughout his coaching career he is a tremendous leader with high integrity and a gift for teaching," BC athletic director Martin Jarmond said in a statement Saturday. "His passion, leadership...

Boston College hires Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley as football coach

Dec. 14, 2019 9:51 AM EST
BOSTON (AP) — Boston College hires Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley as football coach.

Familiar face missing as playoff coaches gather in Atlanta

Dec. 12, 2019 8:59 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A familiar face was missing as the coaches gathered Thursday at the College Football Hall of Fame to discuss the upcoming playoff. So was a guy who was supposed to be there. For the first time since the playoff started in 2014, Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide won't be a part of it....

Florida-Virginia bowl matchup: 'a lot of orange and blue'

Dec. 11, 2019 6:41 PM EST

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall finds it amusing his Cavaliers have been designated the home team in the Orange Bowl. They're playing Florida, which ensures most of the crowd on Dec. 30 will be cheering for the “visitors." “This might be the most disproportionate home...

Colorado State hires Steve Addazio as football coach

Dec. 11, 2019 6:15 PM EST

One of the criteria Colorado State had for its next football coach was experience. The Rams checked that box with the hiring of Steve Addazio. Addazio agreed to a five-year contract Wednesday, with a base salary of $1.5 million in the first year and with a $50,000 increase each year of the deal. The 60-year-old...

Northwestern hires BC's Bajakian as offensive coordinator

Dec. 11, 2019 4:16 PM EST

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern hired Boston College's Mike Bajakian as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach on Wednesday. Bajakian, who spent four seasons at quarterbacks coach for the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers, spent last year as OC and QBs coach for Boston College, which boasted the top...

Virginia Tech football adds home-and-home vs South Carolina

Dec. 11, 2019 2:10 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech and South Carolina have agreed to play a home-and-home football series in 2034 and 2035. Hokies athletic director Whit Babcock made the announcement Wednesday. The Hokies will travel to Williams-Brice Stadium to play South Carolina in 2034 with the Gamecocks making the...

Heisman Trophy candidates: Burrow, Fields, Hurts, Young

Dec. 11, 2019 12:41 PM EST

A capsule look at the four Heisman Trophy finalists: JOE BURROW YEAR/POSITION/SCHOOL: Senior, QB, LSU BIO: His feel-good story is well-known by now. He grew up hoping to play for Nebraska, like his father and two brothers, but the Cornhuskers never showed interest. So he started his career at Ohio State, which...

Clemson RB Etienne, LB Simmons lead AP All-ACC teams

Dec. 10, 2019 12:51 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Third-ranked Clemson once again dominated the Associated Press All-Atlantic Coast Conference teams and individual awards released Tuesday. The five-time ACC champions swept the top offensive and defensive player of the year awards and placed 12 players on the two teams as determined by...

Butler trip to Baylor highlights Top 25 college hoops slate

Dec. 10, 2019 3:11 AM EST

Butler's trip to Baylor this week probably wouldn't have mentioned a merit when a list of intriguing nonconference matchups was generated before the college basketball season tipped off. Now, their game Tuesday night might well deserve top billing. The No. 18 Bulldogs, who finished with a losing record last...