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Clemson's Swinney: New perspective for Tigers' camp

Aug. 05, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has taught a lot of lessons the past seven seasons. Along the way, some guidance got lost amidst all that winning. “There are certain things you can't teach on the mountaintop,” Swinney said Friday as the Tigers opened fall camp....

Clemson returns to familiar perch as preseason ACC favorite

Jul. 26, 2022 14:15 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Clemson is favored to return to the top of the Atlantic Coast Conference this season. The Tigers were the preseason pick to win the league for the seventh time in eight seasons, according to voting results released Tuesday following last week’s ACC media...

ACC's quartet of new coaches adds wrinkle to wild division

Jul. 21, 2022 17:28 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Elliott waited years before he felt it was the right moment to leave the Clemson staff and become a head coach. The timing gave him plenty of company as he takes over at Virginia. He's one of four new coaches in the Atlantic Coast Conference, joining...

ACC looking for ways to boost revenue, shrink financial gap

Jul. 20, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner Jim Phillips leads a league bringing in record revenues, with more and more money going to member schools. It’s also a league struggling to keep up with peers in the Big Ten and Southeastern conferences. ...

Hartman: 'I owed it to Wake Forest' to return after ACC loss

Jul. 20, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sam Hartman walked off the field at Charlotte's Bank of America Stadium in December in despair after throwing four interceptions in Wake Forest's 45-21 loss to Pittsburgh in the 2021 ACC championship game. The 22-year-old quarterback was so downtrodden he...

Raise makes Ohio State's Day one of highest-paid coaches

May. 18, 2022 14:23 PM EDT

Ohio State is hiking Ryan Day's annual salary to $9.5 million as part of a two-year contract extension that will put him among the nation's highest-paid college football coaches. Day’s raise makes him the latest coach to crack $9 million per year, making him one of the highest-paid...