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The Football Podcast about a Basketball Conference, featuring ACC experts Mike McDaniel and Joey Weaver.

368 Episodes | 2016 - 2021

2021 Week 13 Preview - Rivalry Week & Spicy Picks

November 25th, 2021


The guys are back, previewing the final week of the regular season that's LOADED with great rivalries, INCLUDING:

  • If Wake Forest can win on the …

2021 Week 12 Recap - Saturday Night Fever

November 21st, 2021


The guys got together late Saturday night to record an "instant reactions" version of the recap show, instead of waiting until Sunday night. They …

2021 Week 12 Preview - Justin Fuente Out in Blacksburg, Coastal Division Championship Game, and Plenty of Tough Lines

November 18th, 2021


The guys are back, previewing all of the Week 12 action in the ACC, INCLUDING:

  • Justin Fuente was officially relieved of his duties as Virginia …

2021 Week 11 Recap - A Perfectly ACC Weekend

November 16th, 2021


The guys are back to recap Week 11, which featured an absolutely perfect mix of ACC action:

  • Wake Forest won to maintain full control of their lead …

2021 Week 11 Preview - ACC Atlantic Championship Game, Thursday Night Weirdness Returns, and MIAMI-FLORIDA STATE TIME!

November 11th, 2021


The ACC's action rolls on this weekend, and the guys are back to preview all of it, INCLUDING:

  • We're starting the party early on Thursday night, as …

2021 Week 10 Recap - Down Goes Wake Forest, Phil Jurkovec is Back, and an Abundance of Weird Games

November 8th, 2021


The guys are back, recapping the ACC's action from Week 10 that included plenty of weirdness, INCLUDING:

  • Wake Forest entered the fourth quarter …

2021 Week 10 Preview - The Red Bandana Game, and a Non-Conference Conference Game

November 4th, 2021


With Mike back from his trip last weekend, the guys got back together to preview the ACC's Week 10 action, INCLUDING:

  • Virginia Tech picked a …

2021 Week 9 Recap - Will winning the "Real Tech" Championship save Justin Fuente? (Feat. Dan Rubin)

November 1st, 2021


With Mike in the Florida Keys, Joey got with long-term friend of the podcast Dan Rubin (@BCDanRubin) to recap all of the Week 9 action in the ACC, …


October 28th, 2021


The guys got together to preview the ACC's Week 9 action, INCLUDING:

  • Joey will be in attendance as Virginia Tech visits Georgia Tech for perhaps …

2021 Week 8 Recap - Pittsburgh Benches Big Cinco, Miami Upsets NC State, and Syracuse Shocks Virginia Tech....Sort Of

October 25th, 2021


The guys got back together to recap all of the ACC's Week 8 action, INCLUDING:

  • Pittsburgh took care of business at home, and benched DJ Uiagalelei …

2021 Week 8 Preview - Perfect Spreads, Stinky Spreads, and Clemson's an Underdog

October 21st, 2021


The guys got together to preview Week 8 in the ACC, featuring lots of spreads that were decidedly perfect or stinky, INCLUDING:

  • Clemson is an …

2021 Week 7 Recap - Paths to Charlotte Becoming Clear

October 19th, 2021


After multiple delays, the guys were finally able to get together to recap the ACC's Week 7 action, INCLUDING:

  • The ACC Preseason Coastal …

2021 Week 7 Preview - Basketball Conference After Dark

October 14th, 2021


It's a busy week in the guys' lives, and it resulted in a late-night episode that went off the rails in some unpredictable ways, INCLUDING:

2021 Week 6 Recap - Games Gone Wild

October 11th, 2021


The guys are back, recapping a limited number of games that provided a maximum amount of wackiness this season, INCLUDING:

  • Virginia Tech took Notre …

2021 Week 6 Preview - Irish in Blacksburg, Listener Questions, and the "Canary in the Coal Mine"?

October 7th, 2021


The guys got together to preview a light Week 6 ACC slate, INCLUDING:

  • A ranked Notre Dame is a pick 'em against an unranked, underwhelming Virginia …

2021 Week 5 Recap - More Louisville-Wake Controversy, Georgia Tech's Awful Game Plan, and Manny Diaz is Getting Fired

October 4th, 2021


Mike and Joey got together to recap an eventful and interesting Week 5 in the ACC, INCLUDING:

  • Wake Forest got the best of Louisville, but not …

2021 Week 5 Preview - More Upsets Brewing?

September 30th, 2021


The guys are back, previewing our first major weekend of conference games this season, INCLUDING:

  • Virginia visits Miami on Thursday night, as we …

Bonus Episode - Listener Questions, and What's Wrong with the ACC?

September 28th, 2021


After receiving several listener questions and having lots to talk about after only 4 weeks, the guys put together a BONUS podcast episode for this …

2021 Week 4 Recap - The King is Dead, Long Live the King

September 27th, 2021


The guys got together to recap an extremely eventful and meaningful Week 4 of ACC action including:

  • NC State put Clemson out of its misery with a …

2021 Week 4 Preview - Clemson in Raleigh, Tar Heels in Atlanta, a Sneaky Friday Night Showdown, and....Duke Hosts Kansas

September 23rd, 2021


Mike and Joey got back together to preview the ACC's upcoming Week 4 action, INCLUDING:

  • Wake Forest heads to Charlottesville to take on Virginia on …

2021 Week 3 Recap - ACC Teams with Identity Crises

September 20th, 2021


The guys are back to recap a busy and eventful Week 3, including:

  • Louisville took down UCF in a wild, fun barnburner of a game on Friday night that …

2021 Week 3 Preview - Virginia Tech in Morgantown, UVA tests North Carolina, Miami hosts Michigan State, and...can Georgia Tech keep it close?

September 16th, 2021


The guys are back, previewing all of the ACC's Week 3 action, including:

  • Virginia Tech is ranked and undefeated, and yet they're an underdog on the …

2021 Week 2 Recap - Florida State Shocked, Pittsburgh Breaks the Streak, and Several Key Injuries

September 14th, 2021


We knew that Week 2 in the ACC would include someone losing to an FCS team....we just didn't know who, when, or how. Well...

  • Florida State lost in …

2021 Week 2 Preview - Upsets Ahoy, or Taking Care of Business?

September 9th, 2021


The guys are back previewing Week 2 in the ACC, as the conference looks to follow-up a less-than-ideal Week 1 by getting back on track with a full …

2021 Week 1 Recap - Disappointing Finishes for Clemson & Miami, Virginia Tech in the Coastal Driver's Seat, and Downright Embarrassment for Georgia Tech & Duke

September 6th, 2021


The guys got together to recap the action from an eventful Week 1 in the ACC, including:

  • Clemson's loss to Georgia might just point to a little bit …

2021 Week 1 Preview - Clemson-Georgia, UNC-Virginia Tech, and a WHOLE Lotta Locks

September 1st, 2021


At long last, it's time to talk about actual football as the 2021 ACC Football season gets started! We previewed all 13 (!!!) games on this weekend's …

2021 Conference Preview - Final Win Total Picks, Conference Standings, and a New Wagering Game

August 30th, 2021


With our team previews wrapped up, it's time for one last look at the conference as a whole before we jump in to Week 1 action. We take a look at:

2021 Duke Preview (feat. Steve Wiseman) - David Cutcliffe's Last Stand, or a Bounce-Back Campaign?

August 27th, 2021


We wrap up our Season Previews series with a look at the Duke Blue Devils in 2021, with some help from our friend Steve Wiseman (@stevewisemanNC) of the Herald-Sun and the Raleigh News-Observer. There was plenty to …

2021 NC State Preview (feat. Matt Carter) - Continuing to Build in Raleigh

August 25th, 2021


As we near the end of our Season Previews series, we brought on Matt Carter from The Wolfpacker (@TheWolfpacker) on the Rivals network to preview NC …

2021 Virginia Tech Preview (feat. Paul VanWagoner & Andrew Alix) - Good Year or Goodbye for Justin Fuente?

August 23rd, 2021


We continue our Season Previews with a look at Mike's Hokies, as we're joined by his ESPN Blacksburg colleagues Paul VanWagoner (@PaulVWags) and …

2021 North Carolina Preview (feat. Lauren Brownlow) - Tar Heels' Time to Shine?

August 20th, 2021


Our Season Previews continue, as we're visited by the incredible Lauren Brownlow (@LEBrownlow) of 99.9 The Fan and to preview the Tar Heels in 2021. The media's preseason favorite in the Coastal still …

2021 Louisville Preview (feat. Mark Ennis) - The Roller Coaster Ride Continues

August 18th, 2021


We're coming down the stretch of our Season Previews series, as this time we visit with Mark Ennis (@MarkEnnis) from The Drive on 93.9 The Ville to discuss the ACC's newest members as they attempt to bounce back from a …

2021 Wake Forest Preview (feat. Conor O'Neill) - Set Up for Success, and We Shouldn't Be Surprised

August 16th, 2021


We continue our Season Previews series with a visit to Conor O'Neill (@ConorONeillFA) in Winston-Salem, as we preview the Steamin' Deacs in 2021:

2021 Georgia Tech Preview (feat. Kelly Quinlan) - What's Important Now for Geoff Collins?

August 13th, 2021


We continue our Season Previews with a look at Joey's Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, with some help in the form of a visit from's …

2021 Florida State Preview (feat. James Coleman) - Remembering Bobby Bowden, and a Revisiting "The Standard"

August 11th, 2021


Our Season Previews series continues, this time with a visit from former Florida State fullback James Coleman (@BigGameJames_36). Following his …

2021 UVA Preview (feat. Justin Ferber) - Which Was the Outlier...2019 or 2020?

August 9th, 2021


We continue our season preview series with a visit to Charlottesville and our old friend Justin Ferber (@Justin_Ferber) from on the …

2021 Clemson Preview (feat. William Qualkinbush) - No Trevor Lawrence, No Travis Etienne...No Problem!

August 4th, 2021


Our team previews series continues with a visit to William Qualkinbush (@QualkTalk) of 105.5 The Roar in Upstate South Carolina, who's back …

2021 Boston College Preview (feat. Dan Rubin) - Continued Progress in Year 2?

July 29th, 2021


The guys continue the Team Previews series with a visit to Dan Rubin (@BCDanRubin) of to preview year 2 of Jeff Hafley's tenure in …

2021 Syracuse Preview (feat. Nate Mink) - Regression to the Mean, or More of the Same?

July 27th, 2021


Team previews resume, as this time we caught up with Nate Mink (@MinkNate) of to talk about the Orange in 2021:

- The on-field results …

EMERGENCY POD: How Conference Realignment would Affect the ACC

July 23rd, 2021


With this week's rumors surrounding Texas and Oklahoma looking to leave the Big XII and supposedly join the SEC, we got together to quickly discuss …

2021 Pittsburgh Preview (feat. Jim Hammett) - Pitt's Next Step, or Narduzzi's Swan Song?

July 22nd, 2021


Our team previews series continues, as this time we visit with long-time friend of the program Jim Hammett (@JimHammett) from to …

2021 Miami Preview (feat. Cam Underwood) - If Not Now, When?

July 19th, 2021


We kick off our season preview series in the only way we know how -- with a visit to's one and only Cam Underwood (@UnderwoodSports)! We preview what looks to be a pivotal season in Manny Diaz's tenure, …

Season 6 Kickoff: Recapping Mike's Wedding, Preseason Coach Rankings, and More Content to Come

July 15th, 2021


The guys are back, kicking off season 6 of the podcast as we start looking at the 2021 season. Mike's married, and Joey helps to recap the wedding weekend that was. PLUS, we compare our rankings of the ACC's 14 coaches …

2021 June Update - Playoff Expansion and Mike's Getting Married

June 18th, 2021


We wrap up Season 5 with a deep-dive of our thoughts on the proposed expansion of the College Football Playoff, along with reflections on the season …

2021 May Update: NFL Draft Recap, Notre Dame's ACC Candidacy, and 2021 Season Win Totals

May 27th, 2021


The guys are back after a short hiatus, getting caught up on the minimal amount of news we've had over the past month, including:

  • The ACC had 6 …

Mailbag Time! Splitting Up the ACC, Potential Breakout Stars to Watch For, and What Exactly UVA Runs on Offense

April 23rd, 2021


The guys are back, answering several listener questions on all sorts of ACC-related topics, including:

  • When will the ACC abandon its current …

Ranking the ACC's Coaching Jobs

April 9th, 2021


The guys are back, taking an idea from the Andy Staples Show and ranking the ACC's head coaching jobs, all the way from 1 through 14. What makes each job unique? How clear are the divisions between where each job is …

2021 Clemson Offseason Check-In w/ William Qualkinbush

April 1st, 2021


We welcomed back William Qualkinbush (@QualkTalk) to catch-up on the status of Clemson during a very interesting offseason, including:

  • 2020 saw …

2020 Boston College Recap w/ Dan Rubin

March 9th, 2021


The guys are back at it, visiting with Dan Rubin (@BCDanRubin) to discuss the first year of the Jeff Hafley tenure at Boston College. 

-- Both Joey …

PARENTAL ADVISORY - The "Unsanctioned Episode", LIVE from Mike's Bachelor Party

March 2nd, 2021


CONTENT WARNING - This episode contains substantial strong language and discussion of heavy alcohol intake. It contains almost nothing pertaining to …

2021 SP+ Projections and a BIG Week Ahead

February 22nd, 2021


After a short weather-induced hiatus, the guys are back, taking a look at Bill Connelly's initial 2021 SP+ Projections as it relates to the ACC. …

2020 NC State Recap w/ Steven Muma

February 9th, 2021


NC State finished the 2020 season far better than Mike or Joey predicted them to, ending up 8-4 and spending most of the second half of the season …

Return of the College Football Video Game, ACC Recruiting Results, and Mailbag Questions

February 4th, 2021


Mike and Joey got together to celebrate the return of the college football video game from EA Sports, talk about what to expect and when to expect …

2021 Schedule Release - OOC Grades and Other Quirks

January 29th, 2021


With the ACC's 2021 schedule released on Thursday, the guys got together to review everyone's schedules as we begin looking towards the fall. How did …

2020 Miami Recap w/ Cam Underwood

January 25th, 2021


The guys are back, kicking off our team recaps series with a look at a fascinating Miami team. The Hurricanes had a roller coaster of a year in 2020, …

2020 ACC Season Recap: Just How Good (...or Bad) Were Our Predictions?

January 18th, 2021


With the season having come to an end, we're looking back at the predictions that we made in early September and assessing just how we did. Which teams did we have perfectly pegged, and which did we miss completely on …

January 2021 Mailbag & National Championship Game Preview

January 8th, 2021


Mike and Joey are back, for a special episode where they preview and discuss who they think will win the upcoming National Championship Game between Alabama and Ohio State, before diving into some listener questions, …

2020 Bowl Recaps - The ACC Goes 0-for-6...Cause for Concern?

January 4th, 2021


Mike and Joey got together to recap the ACC's bowl games, which...really could have gone better for the conference.

- Clemson shocked us both, not …

2020 Bowl Previews - Sunshine State Edition (Gator Bowl & Orange Bowl)

December 31st, 2020


The guys are back for one more round of bowl previews, this time looking at a pair of teams from North Carolina headed south for two of the most …

2020 Bowl Previews - College Football Playoff Edition (Rose Bowl & Sugar Bowl)

December 30th, 2020


The guys are back, getting you prepped for the College Football Playoff, which this year features ACC teams in both semifinal games, including:

- The …

2020 Bowl Previews - Health Foods Edition (Cheez-It Bowl & Duke's Mayo Bowl)

December 26th, 2020


We kick off bowl previews with a look at a pair of late December bowl games designed to get your diet back on track after an indulgent holiday season!

2020 ACC Championship Game Recap, Playoff Selection Rants, & Bowl Lineup Announced

December 21st, 2020


The guys are back, recapping Clemson's dominant win over Notre Dame for the ACC Championship. What were the keys to the game that caused the game to get so lopsided, and how was this different than these teams' first …

2020 ACC Championship Game Preview & College Football Playoff Predictions

December 17th, 2020


The guys are back, finally previewing in-depth the rematch of Clemson and Notre Dame. The Irish won the first game in double overtime at home with Clemson missing Trevor Lawrence among some of their other best players. …

December 15 News Update - Justin Fuente Retained, Transfers, and a New Commissioner

December 15th, 2020


The guys took some time today to get together and discuss a couple of updates that have come across in the last 48 hours, including:

- Contrary to what we thought was going to happen, Virginia Tech elected to keep …

2020 Week 14 Recap: UNC Runs for 500+, Virginia Tech Recaptures the Commonwealth, and Turnover-Free Louisville!

December 14th, 2020


The guys are back, recapping an interesting Week 14 in the ACC, featuring:

- North Carolina set a ton of records in an absolute rout of Miami, …

2020 Week 14 Preview: Who Gives a Damn?

December 9th, 2020


The guys got together to preview a Week 14 in the ACC, where we're starting to question some teams' motivations, including:

- In our final ranked …

2020 Week 13 Recap: Notre Dame & Clemson Set for the ACC Championship Game, Miami Survives Durham, and MORE!

December 7th, 2020


Mike and Joey got together to recap the Week 13 action from the ACC, including:

- Clemson and Notre Dame both won comfortably, but the guys didn't …

2020 Week 13 Preview: More Schedule Changes, Clemson & Notre Dame as Big Favorites, and Miami at Duke in Cold Weather....What Could Go Wrong?

December 3rd, 2020


The guys are back, previewing another week packed with ACC action, including:

- The ACC made a couple more schedule changes over the last few days, …

2020 Week 12 Recap: Notre Dame Passes Another Test, Clemson Victimizes Pittsburgh, and #goacc Moment of the Week Candidates Galore

December 1st, 2020


The guys are back after a long Thanksgiving weekend, recapping a fun and interesting set of ACC games, including:

- Notre Dame and North Carolina …

2020 Week 12 Preview: A Black Friday Banger, Clemson Looking to Prove a Point, and Lots of Betting Value

November 25th, 2020


The guys are back, previewing a Thanksgiving week slate of ACC games that looks a little different than in most years. Instead of several games against out-of-conference rivals, we're blessed this year with a slate of …

2020 Week 11 Recap: Clemson-FSU Cancellation Fallout, and What Comes Next for Virginia Tech?

November 23rd, 2020


The guys are back, recapping a very eventful Week 11 of ACC action, despite only having 4 games to discuss. The biggest things to discuss were:

- …

2020 Week 11 Preview: Clemson's Back Against Florida State, and Cam Underwood Can't Wait

November 18th, 2020


Mike and Joey are back again to preview some Week 11 ACC action, joined once again by Cam Underwood (@UnderwoodSports) of this week! The Georgia Tech-Miami and Wake Forest-Duke games have been postponed, …

2020 Week 10 Recap: Miami and UNC's Comeback Wins, Notre Dame Avoids a Letdown, and Louder Questions in Blacksburg

November 16th, 2020


The guys are back, recapping a Week 10 in the ACC that had plenty of intrigue coming in and didn't disappoint:

- Virginia Tech had Miami where they …

2020 Week 10 Preview: Notre Dame in the Red Bandana Game, and a Miami Check-In Pre-Virginia Tech

November 12th, 2020


The guys are back for a special edition of the weekly preview, spending some time with Cam Underwood taking inventory on what we've learned about Miami so far this season, before breaking down this weekend's …

2020 Week 9 Recap: Notre Dame Takes Down Clemson, Justin Fuente is Officially on the Hot Seat, and NC State Nearly Knocks Off Miami

November 9th, 2020


The guys are back, recapping a week in the ACC that gave us a TON to talk about!

- Notre Dame defeated Clemson in one of the best regular season …

2020 Week 9 Preview: "DJU " in the ACC's Game of the Year, Friday Night Action, and Joey's Back on his BS

November 5th, 2020


The guys got together to preview a busy and interesting Week 9 in the ACC, featuring:

- #1 Clemson's headed to South Bend with DJ Uiagalelei under center as they take on #4 Notre Dame. Is this where Clemson's winning …

Mailbag Time! Championship Berth Tiebreakers, Potential Coaches on the Move, and Expectations vs. Reality in 2020

November 3rd, 2020


We took some time to break up the midseason grind by going through a number of listener questions, taking inventory on the ACC in 2020 beyond. We …

2020 Week 8 Recap: Lawrence-less Clemson Survives Boston College, Virginia Takes Down North Carolina, and MORE!

November 2nd, 2020


The guys are back, recapping an extremely eventful week in the ACC, which saw...

- Clemson ended up without Trevor Lawrence, and Boston College got …

2020 Week 8 Preview: Home 'Dogs Howling?

October 29th, 2020


The guys are back, previewing 5 conference games slated for this weekend, along with a non-conference game that might end poorly for the ACC team. Joey is in the Picks Penalty Box thanks to an embarrassing track record …

2020 Week 7 Recap: Wake Forest Upsets Virginia Tech, Pitt's Superweapon Backfires, and Joey's Getting Annoyed with Georgia Tech

October 26th, 2020


The guys are recapping a busy week of ACC football, where we learned a good amount from every game that was played, including:

- The Steamin' Deacons shocked Virginia Tech on Saturday, overwhelming them in the trenches …

2020 Week 7 Preview: Saucy Picks Only

October 22nd, 2020


The guys are back, previewing a Week 7 in the ACC that has the potential to get a little bit weird, including:

- Pittsburgh is a double-digit home underdog to a top-5 Notre Dame team, and yet...

- NC State is finally …

2020 Week 6 Recap: Florida State Shocks UNC, Notre Dame Survives Louisville, and Clemson Demolishes Georgia Tech

October 20th, 2020


The guys are back to recap Week 6 in the ACC, which saw multiple outright upsets among other interesting outcomes, including:

- Florida State came up …

2020 Week 6 Preview: Lots of Big Spreads? Someone's Getting Upset

October 15th, 2020


Mike and Joey are back, previewing a BUSY Week 6 in the ACC that features every team in the conference in action! We take a look at every matchup, …

2020 Week 5 Recap: Clemson's Still Clemson, Questions About Louisville and Pittsburgh, and...Looks Like We Found North Carolina!

October 12th, 2020


The guys are back, recapping a busy and eventful Week 5 in the ACC, including:

- Clemson proved, once again, that they're just on a different level …

2020 Week 5 Preview: ACC in the National Spotlight with Multiple Headliners

October 8th, 2020


Joey and Mike are back to preview Week 5, which has a number of games putting the ACC in the national spotlight, including:

-- Joey's favorites, Louisville and Georgia Tech, kick off the weekend in Atlanta Friday …

2020 Week 4 Recap: When Things Don't Go According to Plan...

October 5th, 2020


The guys are back, recapping a Week 4 that saw a lot of games go much differently than expected (which was reflected in the questionable record on weekly picks), including...

-- Pittsburgh was a huge home favorite, and …

2020 Week 4 Preview: Big Spreads Galore, and a New Take on ACC Picks of the Week

October 1st, 2020


The guys are back to preview a Week 4 that's light on ACC action, and even lighter on games we expect to be competitive as they each feature double-digit spreads.

- Virginia Tech travels to Duke, looking to avenge last …

2020 Week 3 Recap: Yes, You Should Be Concerned -- Miami's...Good?

September 28th, 2020


The guys are back, recapping an interesting Week 3 in the ACC, including:

- Miami beat the snot out of Florida State, and it's probably time that …

2020 Week 3 Preview: Florida State at Miami, Louisville at Pittsburgh, and Virginia & Virginia Tech Finally Get Started

September 24th, 2020


The guys are back, previewing a densely-packed Week 3 in the ACC, where 5 of 6 games on the slate are in-conference action.

- Headlining the weekend …

2020 Week 2 Recap: Miami Dominates in Louisville, Boston College and NC State Get Wins, and MORE!

September 20th, 2020


Week 2 of ACC play is in the books, and things did NOT go the way that Joey and Mike thought they did -- they were a combined 2-10 against the spread and just 4-3 straight-up in picks this weekend! That's because:

- …

2020 Week 2 Preview: Miami at Louisville Headlines the ACC Football Weekend

September 17th, 2020


The guys are back, moving on to Week 2 in the ACC, which still features several projected blowouts in nonconference games but a few key in-conference …

2020 Week 1 Recap: Georgia Tech Stuns Florida State, Weekly Awards Return, and MORE!

September 15th, 2020


After a long offseason where we weren't sure if/when we would get to record this, the guys are back recapping a busy week 1 in the ACC:

- Bad news …

2020 Week One Preview

September 10th, 2020


We did it gang, we made it to Week One. Amidst all the uncertainty in the pandemic, ACC football will be played this weekend. We start by revisiting our preseason ACC standings, before diving into Coach of the Year and …

2020 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Season Preview - They're an ACC team now?!

September 8th, 2020


It's Notre Dame season preview time on the Basketball Conference Podcast. The Irish have joined the ACC as a full league member in 2020 as a result …

2020 North Carolina Tar Heels Season Preview

September 8th, 2020


It's North Carolina season preview time! The Heels are loaded on offense and pretty solid on defense....except for the secondary. This should be a …

2020 Duke Blue Devils Season Preview with Steve Wiseman of The Herald Sun and The News & Observer

September 7th, 2020


It's time to preview the 2020 Duke Blue Devils with beat writer Steve Wiseman of The Herald Sun and The News & Observer in North Carolina. How …

2020 Florida State Seminoles Season Preview with James Coleman of 1010XL and 92.5 The Game in Jacksonville

September 6th, 2020


It's time to preview the Florida State with former Seminoles running back James Coleman, who now writes for Fifth Quarter College Football and is a …

2020 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Season Preview with Kelly Quinlan of

September 6th, 2020


As the 2020 ACC Football season inches closer, it is time to preview the 2020 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Kelly Quinlan of, part of the Rivals Network, joins us to discuss what to expect in Year Two …

2020 Clemson Tigers Season Preview with William Qualkinbush

September 4th, 2020


It's time to preview the 2020 Clemson Tigers, who seemingly have a chokehold on the ACC. Will it continue this season? 
We discuss with new guest …

2020 NC State Wolfpack Season Preview with Steven Muma of SB Nation's Backing the Pack

September 3rd, 2020


It's NC State preview time, as we are joined by friend of the show Steven Muma of SB Nation's Backing the Pack. We dive into what went wrong for the …

2020 Virginia Cavaliers Season Preview with Justin Ferber of

September 2nd, 2020


It's time to preview the Virginia Cavaliers with a new guest, Justin Ferber, of on the Rivals Network. Ferber details what Virginia …

2020 Miami Hurricanes Season Preview with Cam Underwood of SB Nation's State of the U

September 1st, 2020


Longtime friend of the podcast, Mr. Cam Underwood of SB Nation's State of the U, joins us once again to preview the Miami Hurricanes. What are reasonable expectations for the Hurricanes after adding offensive …

2020 Boston College Eagles Season Preview with Dan Rubin of

August 28th, 2020


It's time to preview the 2020 Boston College Eagles, as we bring back esteemed friend of the show, Mr. Dan Rubin of Eagles Unlimited on …

2020 Pittsburgh Panthers Season Preview with Panther-Lair's Jim Hammett

August 26th, 2020


It's Pittsburgh season preview time. Can Kenny Pickett improve? Can the defense continue its dominance from a year ago? All that and more as we talk with Jim Hammett of Rivals'
*Editor's note: This was …

2020 Wake Forest Season Preview with Conor O'Neill of the Winston-Salem Journal

August 23rd, 2020


What will the 2020 football season bring to the Wake Forest Demon Deacons? That is the question we posed to Wake Forest Football beat writer Conor O'Neill of the Winston-Salem Journal. As always, Conor brings a wealth …

The ACC season isn't dead yet!

August 13th, 2020


The Big Ten and the PAC-12 have elected to postpone the 2020 fall college football season, but the SEC, Big 12, and the ACC continue to press …

2020 Virginia Tech Preview (feat. Norm Wood)

August 10th, 2020


Our season previews feature rolls on as we catch up with Norm Wood (@NormWood) on Mike's Virginia Tech Hokies in 2020. Justin Fuente enters year 5 …

2020 Louisville Preview (feat. Ethan Moore)

August 6th, 2020


The guys are back, continuing the season preview series with a look at Louisville's 2020 season, thanks to some brilliant inputs from 93.9 The 'Ville's Ethan Moore (@_EthanMoore). A year ago, Louisville fans weren't …

2020 Syracuse Preview (feat. Nate Mink)

August 4th, 2020


We kick off our 2020 team previews with a look at the Syracuse Orange, featuring a ton of great insights from beat writer Nate Mink (@MinkNate). What's the feeling on Dino Babers after a strong 2018 and a …

2020 ACC Schedule Release, Off-the-Cuff Standings Projections, and a Major Star Forgoing the Season

July 30th, 2020


We kick off season 5 on the back of a fortuitously-timed announcement from the ACC on Wednesday afternoon about the schedule for the 2020 season. Who …

2020 July Update: The 2020 ACC Season, COVID-19, and You (at Home)

July 24th, 2020


After several weeks away, Mike and Joey are back, taking inventory of what we expect the 2020 season to look like given what we know now. What are the chances that the season gets pushed to the spring, and what are the …

2020 June Update: #BlackLivesMatter Protests, Ripple Effects in the ACC, and Other News & Notes

June 17th, 2020


The guys are back at long last, first addressing their take on the recent protests we've seen across the country regarding racism in today's America (3:15). Once that's clarified, they start digging in to some of how …

May 2020 Update: NFL Draft Recap, UVA & Virginia Tech Recruiting Updates, and Deciding What a Program Wants to Be

May 11th, 2020


Mike and Joey are back again, this time talking about the ACC's presence within the NFL Draft. Who were some notable picks, and some notable snubs? They also talk about a key transfer pickup by Virginia and some recent …

April 2020 Update: COVID-19's ACC Impacts, UNC's Recruiting Boom, and Coastal Division Odds

April 20th, 2020


At long last, the guys are back, this time starting with the impacts of COVID-19 -- specifically as it relates to the ACC's football programs. Do …

Which XFL Team should YOU be rooting for....ACC style!

March 12th, 2020


We open the show talking about ACC alums in the XFL, breaking down the teams YOU should be rooting for as an ACC fan. We also discuss Pitt's …

2020 Mid-February Update: SP+/FPI Projections and Potential Transfer Rule Changes

February 19th, 2020


The guys are back after a much shorter break this time, breaking down preseason projections for ESPN's two major analytics systems. Which teams are expected to be the best in the league next year? Are there any …

February News Dump: D'Eriq King to Miami, Chase Brice to Duke, Jamie Newman at Georgia, and Justin Fuente NOT at Baylor

February 10th, 2020


After a break of nearly a month, we're back and catching up on all of the news around the ACC since the last time you heard from us. There were several coaching staff changes around the conference -- which ones will …

2020 National Championship Game Recap: Clemson Falls to LSU -- What Happened?

January 15th, 2020


The guys are back with one final game recap for the 2019 season, this time discussing Clemson's loss to LSU. Clemson fell 42-25 to one of the …

2020 National Championship Game Preview: Clemson vs. LSU

January 9th, 2020


The guys are back for one last preview leading in to the final game of the 2019 season. Clemson travels down to New Orleans to take on LSU, seeking their third national championship in four years. Unfortunately for the …

2019 ACC Bowl Games Recap & News Update

January 7th, 2020


Mike and Joey are back, recapping the ACC's ten bowl games that topped off the 2019 season. Clemson won a thriller over Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl and area headed to the National Championship Game -- what were the …

2019 Birmingham Bowl Preview

December 30th, 2019


The guys are back, previewing one last bowl game in the ACC slate for the 2019 season....even though it's happening in 2020! Boston College is a …

2019 Belk Bowl and Sun Bowl Previews

December 29th, 2019


The guys are back, previewing what may be a rough couple of bowl games for the ACC teams. Virginia Tech is set to take on a Kentucky team that has given numerous opponents fits over the past couple of months, powered by …

2019 Music City Bowl and Orange Bowl Previews

December 27th, 2019


The guys are back, discussing the fourth day of ACC Bowl-mas with a couple of particularly interesting matchups! Louisville looks to top off a season …

2019 Fiesta Bowl Preview

December 27th, 2019


The guys are back, previewing what figures to be one of the best games of the year -- and not just from bowl season. Can Clemson continue their recent run of tremendous postseason success against an exceptionally …

2019 Military Bowl and Pinstripe Bowl Previews

December 24th, 2019


The guys continue with bowl previews, this time discussing if North Carolina can complete a season of outperforming expectations against a solid …

2019 Independence Bowl & Quick Lane Bowl Previews

December 23rd, 2019


The guys are back, kicking off bowl season previews by looking at whether Miami is motivated enough to win the Independence Bowl, and whether …

2019 Postseason News Dump: Boston College Hires Jeff Hafley, Mike Norvell's Staff Hires, NFL Draft Declarations, More!

December 18th, 2019


The guys are back, catching up on all of the news that's dropped since the end of the ACC Championship game just over a week ago. Boston College was …

2019 ACC Championship Recap, FSU Hires Mike Norvell, and ACC Postseason Announcements

December 8th, 2019


The guys are back for one last recap before bowl season, discussing Clemson's blowout win over UVA to win their fifth straight ACC Championship. Elsewhere, FSU hired Memphis' Mike Norvell as their new head coach -- and …

2019 ACC Championship Game Preview, Boston College & Florida State Coaching Searches, and CFP Predictions

December 4th, 2019


The guys are back for one last preview before moving to the postseason, talking about Atlantic Division Champions #3 Clemson taking on Coastal Division Champions #23 Virginia in Charlotte on Saturday night for the ACC …


December 2nd, 2019


The guys are back, polishing off another regular season of ACC football that saw an awful lot of important happenings. The weekend was kicked off on …


November 28th, 2019


Our final full weekend preview of the year features a Friday afternoon division championship game, North Carolina vying for bowl eligibility against …

2019 Week 13 Recap: We're Sorry...WHO Lost to FIU?!?!?!?

November 25th, 2019


The guys are back, healthy, and READY to talk about the ACC action in Week 13. Miami took arguably the worst loss in program history against FIU, …

2019 Week 13 Preview: Thursday Night in Atlanta, Jockeying for Bowl Position, and MORE!

November 20th, 2019


The guys continue to fight through their respective illnesses as they preview a busy week of ACC football, starting with a Thursday night showdown in …

2019 Week 12 Recap: Your NEW "Real Tech" Champions...

November 19th, 2019


Joey and Mike are back, laboring through various illnesses as they recap Week 12 in the ACC. The weekend saw the Official Basketball Conference Real Tech Championship change hands for the first time, Pittsburgh outlast …


November 13th, 2019


Mike and Joey preview an inevitably eventful Week 12 in the ACC, featuring the podcast's fourth rendition of the TECHMO BOWL! Virginia Tech is coming …

2019 Week 11 Recap: HUGE Performances from Virginia Tech and Miami, Georgia Tech is Improving, and Virginia Controls the Coastal...for now?

November 12th, 2019


Joey and Mike are back, recapping a busy Week 11 in the ACC. Mike's Hokies had a huge second-half performance on Bud Foster Day in Blacksburg to take down the #19 Steamin' Deacs, Miami played their best game of the year …

2019 Week 11 Preview, Initial CFP Rankings, and the FSU Coaching Search

November 7th, 2019


Joey and Mike are back previewing what's sure to be a great weekend in the ACC, with majorly interesting contests in Blacksburg and Miami and a prime-time game on national television to cap off the evening. They also …

2019 Week 10 Recap: Miami Gets Willie Taggart Fired, Virginia Tech Nearly Upsets Notre Dame, and Virginia Takes Control of the Coastal

November 4th, 2019


Joey and Mike are back recapping a fascinating Week 10 in the ACC. Less than two full years after being hired in Tallahassee, Willie Taggart has been …

2019 Week 10 Preview: Miami-FSU Headlines an Inevitably Weird Weekend

October 31st, 2019


The guys are back, previewing just the latest in constantly weird weekends in the ACC. Miami and FSU renew their rivalry in Tallahassee, essentially as clones of each other this season, while Virginia and UNC play in a …

2019 Week 9 Recap: Death Valley, Goal Line Shenanigans, and Coastal Chaos

October 28th, 2019


The guys are back, recapping another weekend of ACC games that saw some wild finishes. Mike is back from his trip to Clemson, where he saw the Tigers …

2019 Week 9 Preview: Five Conference Games, Which One's Getting Weird?

October 24th, 2019


It's another slate made purely of conference games this week, though Joey and Mike only have 5 games to preview this time as a few teams take their second bye weeks of the season. Virginia got right at home last week …

2019 Week 8 Recap: A wild one in Blacksburg, Georgia Tech with a HUGE upset, Miami going to miss a bowl game?

October 22nd, 2019


Joey and Mike are back recapping another crazy week in the ACC, as Week 8 saw a SIX OVERTIME GAME between Virginia Tech and North Carolina, an …

2019 Week 8 Preview: Coin Flip Saturday

October 17th, 2019


We're preparing for a particularly busy week in the ACC, as Mike and Joey are back to preview games featuring all 14 ACC teams exclusively playing in …

2019 Week 7 Recap: So...Who's #2 Again?

October 15th, 2019


The guys are back again, recapping a week that only further called into question who's the best team in the ACC not named Clemson. Miami took down #20 Virginia on Friday night in a game where the Cavaliers looked as bad …

2019 Week 7 Preview: We're absolutely sure Virginia will beat Miami....right?

October 9th, 2019


Week 7 Preview is live with a special guest LIIIIIIIVEEEEEEEEEE from Miami (Cam Underwood from SB Nation's State of the U). We talk about the latest Hurricanes debacle at the hands of the Virginia Tech Hokies and where …

2019 Week 6 Recap: When "The Intermission" Becomes the Wild Main Event

October 8th, 2019


Week 6 may have only featured four games in the ACC, but these games were jam-packed with wild moments and finishes that will make the week stack up …

2019 Week 6 Preview: The Duke-Pitt showdown is the most interesting game of the weekend

October 4th, 2019


It is a pretty light weekend for ACC football, as Duke and Pitt is the most interesting game of the weekend. Can that match-up decide the Coastal? 

That and more in our latest podcast.

Make sure to rate, review, and …

2019 Week 5 Recap: Uh....Virginia Tech???

October 2nd, 2019


We're back a little later than expected with our Week 5 Recap.

Uh....Clemson? Is UNC good? What in the world is happening in Blacksburg to Virginia Tech? Florida State looking functional for four quarters!!

And whaddya …

2019 Week 5 Preview: Virginia in South Bend, Wake Forest against the DUDES, Duke at Virginia Tech, Geoff Collins' Return to Temple, and UNC is Clemson's Ritual Sacrifice of the Week

September 26th, 2019


Week 5 is upon us, and Mike and Joey are back to preview all of the action! The festivities start on Friday night, as Duke travels to Blacksburg and will likely cause a LOT of issues for Mike's Hokies. Virginia heads …

September 2019 Mailbag: Comparing the Coastal, Coaching Situations at Florida State & Virginia Tech, Odds Coaches are Hired Elsewhere, More!

September 25th, 2019


With some questions building in the inbox, Mike and Joey get together to talk about several things asked by the listeners. How does the Coastal Division stack up against other divisions in Power-5 conferences right now? …

2019 Week 4 Recap: Pitt's HUGE upset over UCF, Virginia and Miami look questionable, and Florida State blew a lead -- but won anyways!

September 24th, 2019


Joey and Mike were really hoping for a calm, tame, uneventful Week 4 in the ACC, which unfortunately wasn't quite the case. On the bright side, …


September 19th, 2019


After an uncomfortable, frustrating Week 3 for the ACC, the conference has a couple of "marquee" games, but really has several teams back in action as big favorites at home against G5 and FCS teams. Louisville travels …

2019 Week 3 Recap: Not A Banner Week in the ACC

September 16th, 2019


Joey and Mike effectively have a group therapy session after one of the worst weekends for the ACC in recent memory. Joey's Yellow Jackets lost to The Citadel, losing to an FCS team for the first time since the early …

2019 Week 3 Preview: A Boring Week, or Chaos Brewing?

September 12th, 2019


Joey and Mike are previewing all of the Week 3 action in the ACC, where there's not a lot we'd consider too particularly interesting -- but we also …

2019 Week 2 Recap: Clemson Wins with Ease, Florida State Blows Another Lead, and ALL HAIL OUR COASTAL OVERLORD TAR HEELS!

September 9th, 2019


Mike and Joey are back, recapping a strange Week 2 in the ACC. Clemson made quick work of Texas A&M, with the game never in doubt after last …

2019 Week 2 Preview: #1 Clemson Hosts Jimbo and #12 Texas A&M, Miami in Chapel Hill, Georgia Tech hosts USF, and Syracuse Underdog to Maryland?

September 4th, 2019


After a really fun, exciting Week 1 in the ACC, Week 2 is going to be...a different kind of fun. Joey and Mike preview all of the action, including:

2019 Week 1 Recap: Huge Wins for UNC, Boston College, and Wake Forest, and Huge Disappointment in Tallahassee

September 2nd, 2019


The guys are back, recapping a fun Week 1 in the ACC that saw several really good games. Florida State blew a huge lead to Boise State in an impromptu home game and may have Willie Taggart squarely on the hot seat, …

2019 Week 1 Preview w/ Lauren Brownlow: ACC Network Launch, CRUCIAL Conference Matchups, Duke & Louisville Getting Wrecked, Picks of the Week are BACK, MORE!

August 28th, 2019


After the appetizer that was the Miami game in Week Zero, ACC Football is back at long last with a HUGE Week One slate!

--The defending National Champion Clemson Tigers kick off the weekend Thursday night, hosting the …

2019 Week Zero Miami Recap with State of the U's Cam Underwood

August 26th, 2019


Miami put up a valiant effort against #8 Florida in Week Zero of the 2019 season, but lost a heartbreaker 24-20 in Orlando. Cam Underwood from SB Nation's State of the U joins the podcast to recap everything from Jarren …

2019 ACC Preview with WFNZ's Josh Parcell

August 22nd, 2019


The off-season is finally over and football is upon us. It's time for our 2019 ACC Preview, and we brought on friend of the show Josh Parcell of WFNZ in Charlotte, as well as the CFB Country Podcast, to help us break it …

2019 North Carolina Preview: The Mack Brown Era, Part II

August 16th, 2019


Our final team preview of the preseason covers the North Carolina Tar Heels, who got rid of Larry Fedora after a pair of lackluster seasons, and …

EMERGENCY PODCAST: Mike reacts to the Sports Illustrated article on 2018 team culture at Virginia Tech

August 15th, 2019


Sports Illustrated's Ross Dellenger penned an excellent piece in Sports Illustrated on the cultural dysfunction of the 2018 Virginia Tech football …

2019 Duke Football Preview: When Replacing Daniel Jones Somehow Isn't Your Biggest Concern

August 14th, 2019


We're joined by Steve Wiseman (@stevewisemanNC) of the Herald Sun and the News and Observer to preview the Blue Devils in 2019! Daniel Jones departs Durham after three years as the starter, but is replaced by rising …

2019 Miami Football Preview: With Manny Diaz in Charge, are the 'Canes Charlotte-Bound?

August 12th, 2019


Long time friend of the podcast Cam Underwood (@UnderwoodSports) of joins us to preview the Miami Hurricanes in 2019! Mark Richt's retirement late in December saw former DC Manny Diaz hired to replace …

ACC August News Dump and Impromptu Bowling Green Season Preview

August 11th, 2019


We've been knee deep in ACC season previews for a while now, so we decided to give the listeners a break from our team breakdowns to catch up on some news throughout the conference. The ACC Network is ready to go on …

2019 Georgia Tech Season Preview with Kelly Quinlan of Rivals

August 9th, 2019


It's the dawn of a new era for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in Year One under new head coach Geoff Collins. After a Paul Johnson era with plenty …

2019 Boston College Preview: Can THE DUDES Break Out?

August 7th, 2019


Our good friend Dan Rubin (@BCDanRubin) of joins us once again, this time to preview THE DUDES in 2019! Steve Addazio has notched …

2019 Virginia Football Preview: Can the 'Hoos Avoid Bad Breaks and Win the Coastal?

August 5th, 2019


We're joined once more by Matt Trogdon (@Matt_Trogdon) of SB Nation's Streaking the Lawn to preview the Virginia Cavaliers in 2019! The dynamic, playmaking QB Bryce Perkins is back for his senior season, but there's …

2019 Syracuse Football Preview: Can the Orange Retain Their #2 Spot in the Atlantic?

August 3rd, 2019


Our team previews roll on with some help from Nate Mink (@MinkNate) of as we preview Dino Babers and the Orange in 2019! The Babers era …

2019 Virginia Tech Football Preview: Can the Hokies Bounce Back?

August 1st, 2019


As our season preview series continues, Norm Wood (@normwood) of the Daily Press in Newport News, VA joins us to preview Mike’s Hokies in 2019. Was 2018 a fluke, or a potential example of things to come for Virginia …

2019 Wake Forest Football Preview: Can the Demon Deacons continue to hold their own in the Atlantic?

July 29th, 2019


As the season preview series rolls on, we're joined by Conor O'Neill (@ConorONeillWSJ) of the Winston-Salem Journal to preview the fall for the …

2019 Louisville Preview: The Scott Satterfield Era Begins (...and it might not be pretty, yet)

July 26th, 2019


We're joined once again by Ethan Moore (@_ethanmoore) to discuss a new era in Louisville football! Cardinal fans are *actually* OK with this hire (even though it's not Jeff Brohm), right? How does a new offensive scheme …

2019 Clemson Football Preview: Tigers Aiming for Five ACC Championships in a Row

July 24th, 2019


We're joined by Clemson beat writer Matt Connolly (@MattatTheState) of The State newspaper to preview the reigning conference and national champions …

Fall 2019 Show Announcement

July 22nd, 2019


As we embark upon Season 4 of Basketball Conference, Mike and Joey have a couple of quick announcements regarding where to find the podcast moving forward and some slight content changes coming with it.

2019 Pittsburgh Preview: Can the Panthers repeat in the Coastal?

July 18th, 2019


We're joined once more by Panther Lair's Jim Hammett (@JimHammett) to discuss a number of questions surrounding the reigning Coastal Division champion Pittsburgh Panthers entering the 2019 season. Was 2018 for real, or …

2019 NC State Football Preview: An Offensive Rebuild in Raleigh

July 15th, 2019


We're joined by Steven Muma (@akulawolf) of SB Nation's Backing the Pack, to help us preview NC State's 2019 season! After years of consistency on …

2019 Florida State Football Preview: Can Willie Taggart Rebound?

July 13th, 2019


Former Florida State FB James Coleman (@biggamejames36) makes his return to kick off our 2019 team previews by talking 'bout the 'Noles! Willie …

May 2019 Update- NFL Draft Recap, Contract Extensions & Dave Doeren's Accomplishments At NC State

June 1st, 2019


It took us about six weeks to record a podcast, but we have a good reason why....

Joey's a father, the NFL Draft happened, and why did Dave Doeren get a contract extension again?

April 2019 Update: All Things Miami w/ Cam Underwood, Dave Doeren Gets a Contract Extension, More!

April 10th, 2019


After nearly a full month without recording, we had to call in the big guns to help make it up to you -- none other than Cam Underwood returns to the …

March 2019 Update w/ Denzel McCoy: ACC Bowl Lineup Changes, Georgia Tech at MBS, more!

March 12th, 2019


With Joey back from vacation, he and Mike are joined by former Georgia Tech DT Denzel McCoy to talk over some ACC-related updates from the past few weeks. Perhaps the most important ACC-related news update of the …

Late February Update: Louisville Postmortem with Ethan Moore

February 26th, 2019


Joey and Mike are joined once again by Ethan Moore, to discuss all things Louisville football over the past 6 months. When he last joined, we were previewing a team that had legitimate bowl aspirations -- now, they've …

February News Update: National Signing Day Results! QB Issues in Tallahassee! More!

February 12th, 2019


National Signing Day (#2) has come and gone, meaning it's time to look at final recruiting results across the ACC. Clemson reigns supreme for the …

January News Update: ACC Schedule Released! TRANSFER PORTAL Updates! More!

January 22nd, 2019


With the offseason upon us, the ACC has remained in college football's news, and Joey and Mike are back to discuss. Topics covered include (but are …

2019 National Championship Game LIVE Recap

January 8th, 2019


Right on the heels of the final whistle, Joey and Mike are recapping Clemson-'Bama IV as the Tigers have been crowned National Champions once again. …

2018 National Championship Game Preview: Clemson-'Bama IV

January 4th, 2019


There's one last game to preview on the season, and it's the one we've told you was coming for months now. Clemson and Alabama meet in the College …

2018 Bowl Recaps - A Mixed Bag of Performances, and Here Comes Clemson-Bama IV

January 2nd, 2019


With the ACC's bowl games wrapped up, we're taking a look at Clemson's Playoff domination over Notre Dame, strong performances from Syracuse, …

2018 Military, Sun, & Gator Bowl Previews

December 28th, 2018


There's one last set of games to preview as we approach the end of bowl season. On New Year's Eve, we start with Virginia Tech taking on a dangerous Cincinnati team in the Military Bowl, before a physical slugfest of a …

2018 College Football Playoff & Belk Bowl Previews

December 27th, 2018


As bowl season rolls on, it's time for the main event -- #2 Clemson takes on #3 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl for one of the two College Football …

2018 Independence, Pinstripe, And Camping World Bowl Previews

December 24th, 2018


Bowl previews roll on as we look at the games on December 27 and 28, when Duke takes on Temple in the Independence Bowl, Miami gets a postseason …

2018 SERVPRO First Responder & Quick Lane Bowl Previews

December 23rd, 2018


With bowl season upon us, the guys take a look at Boston College's matchup against Boise State in the First Responder Bowl, and then preview Paul …

2018 Coaching Carousel Results + Birmingham Bowl Preview

December 19th, 2018


The ACC Coaching Carousel has come to a halt...for now...We give our reactions to the recent coaching hires across the conference, as well as our thoughts on some former ACC assistants heading elsewhere.

After a recap of …

2018 Championship Weekend Recap, Bowl Lineup, and Ongoing Coaching Searches

December 4th, 2018


For the fourth year in a row, Clemson is your ACC Champion. We recap the conference championship victory for the Tigers against Pitt, VT's victory over Marshall to extend their bowl streak, and NC State's rout over East …

2018 Championship Week Preview- Can Pittsburgh Play Spoiler Against Clemson? (No)

November 29th, 2018


It's Championship Week!! Clemson enters the Conference Championship as heavy favorites against Pitt with CFP hopes on the line.

In addition, NC State …

2018 Week 13 Recap- ACC Coastal Champion Pittsburgh Got Blasted

November 27th, 2018


Your ACC Coastal Champion Pittsburgh Panthers got blasted against Miami...what could go wrong next week against CLEMSON?!?!?

VT makes it 15 straight …

2018 Week 13 Preview: RIVALRY WEEK!

November 22nd, 2018


It all comes down to this for several ACC teams. Can Virginia Tech keep hope alive for retaining their bowl streak with Virginia coming to town? Can Florida State keep their bowl streak alive with a home win over …

2018 Week 12 Recap: Notre Dame rolls Syracuse, Georgia Tech & Miami win, MORE!

November 21st, 2018


We're running late with this recording, but Week 12 was a busy one in the ACC. Despite being a trendy pick as an underdog, Syracuse was nearly shut …

2018 Week 12 Preview: Syracuse-Notre Dame! Virginia-Georgia Tech! Miami-Virginia Tech! More!

November 16th, 2018


With the end of the regular season near, the ACC is settling some unfinished business in Week 12. Syracuse gets a shot at killing Notre Dame's CFP …

Week 11 Recap -- Bobby Petrino Fired, ND Romps Florida State, VT IS A DISASTER, More!!!

November 13th, 2018


It's Week 11 in the ACC and things went mostly according to plan...sorry NC State...

2018 Week 11 Preview W- Dan Rubin- Gameday For Clemson @ BC, Miami @ Georgia Tech, VT @ Pitt, More!

November 8th, 2018


Week 11 Preview is live as we welcome Dan Rubin back from to help us preview a huge match-up between Boston College and Clemson on …

2018 Week 10 Recap: Clemson covers (of course), NCSU & Cuse roll, and Coastal football is a mistake

November 7th, 2018


Week 10 only served to further solidify what we already knew: that 2018 has been a total mess for the ACC (specifically the Coastal Division). We …

2018 Week 10 Preview: Boston College @ Virginia Tech! Pittsburgh @ UVA! Listener Questions! More!

November 1st, 2018


Week 10's ACC slate is one of those where there are a lot of heavy favorites, which is how you know things are going to go totally off the rails. The guys are getting you ready with a preview of what's to come, …

2018 Week 9 ACC Recap: Who's the second-best team in the ACC?

October 29th, 2018


Another wild week in the ACC has confirmed three things:

1) Clemson is the best team in the ACC.
2) The gap between them and the second-best team in the ACC is SIGNIFICANT.
3) Georgia Tech is STILL the "Real Tech".

All this …


October 24th, 2018


The Hokies welcome Georgia Tech to Lane Stadium on Thursday, Miami travels to Boston College on Friday, and boy, oh boy, Florida State picked a bad …

2018 Week 8 Recap - - Clemson Dominates, And OH MY GOD .CAN VIRGINIA WIN THE COASTAL

October 22nd, 2018


Clemson rolls NC State, UVA beats down Duke in Durham, FSU destroys Wake, and we might have a QB controversy at Syracuse...

All that and more in our …

2018 Week 8 Preview w/ Justin Cates: Division Championship Game Week! Spread Picks! More!

October 19th, 2018


Week 8 features only 4 games involving ACC teams, but we're making them count, as we're probably watching the de facto Atlantic and Coastal …


October 16th, 2018


Only one team covered the spread....yeah...IT GOT WEIRD THIS WEEKEND.

It was a complete and total disaster for the conference...but I mean...

2018 Week 7 Preview: Miami at Virginia! Duke at Georgia Tech! Spread Picks! More!

October 11th, 2018


It's a light slate of games in the ACC this week, but still plenty of room to get weird. Can the 'Canes avoid a letdown on the road in Charlottesville against a functional Virginia team? Can Georgia Tech keep building …

2018 Week 6 Recap: Miami sneaks past FSU, VaTech overrun by the Irish, GT demolishes UL, more!

October 9th, 2018


Week 6 was an interesting one in the ACC, featuring a lot of expected results by very unexpected measures, plus a totally unforeseen upset. Miami …

Week Six Preview with Cam Underwood! ND-VT, FSU-Miami, More!!!

October 4th, 2018


Cam Underwood of SB Nation's State of the U joins us as we preview FSU-Miami, ND-VT, and a host of other ACC games this weekend. Always a fun podcast when we bring our guy Cam on board.

Make sure to like our page on …

Week 5 ACC Recap: Clemson Survives Syracuse, Louisville Collapses vs. FSU, Hokies Get Right, More!

October 1st, 2018


Week 5 in the ACC saw some results that we expected, but the path to those results wasn't always the way we drew it up. Where does Clemson go from …

2018 Week 5 ACC Preview: North Carolina @ Miami, Virginia @ NC State, Virginia Tech @ Duke, More!

September 26th, 2018


With the conference licking its wounds after a rough Week 4, we move to a slate with some very different headliner-level games than we expected just …

2018 Week 4 Recap w/ Lauren Brownlow: EVERYTHING IS ON FIRE

September 24th, 2018


Week 4 in the ACC was rough enough that Joey and Mike couldn't stand to recap it all alone! They welcome in Lauren Brownlow of 99.9 The Fan and …

Week 4 ACC Preview: Wake hosts Notre Dame, Clemson at Georgia Tech, Cards at 'Hoos, more!

September 20th, 2018


The guys are back previewing the ACC's interesting Week 4 slate, featuring a combination of several conference and non-conference match-ups. The …

2018 Week 3 ACC Recap- The D - Train Rolls On, Florida State's A Disaster, Pitt Beats Georgia Tech

September 18th, 2018


OUR WEEK THREE RECAP IS LIVE. We are joined by Dan Rubin of Eagles Unlimited on to breakdown Boston College's return to the Top 25, and …

2018 Week 3 Preview: Boston College-Wake, Georgia Tech-Pitt, Impacts of Hurricane Florence, More!

September 13th, 2018


With the ACC's slate of games in Week 3 games heavily impacted by the impending Hurricane Florence, the guys are back to preview the games still due …

2018 Week 2 Recap: Clemson Escapes, Pitt Implodes, UNC Spiraling

September 10th, 2018


Week 2 was not kind to the ACC, featuring several rough out-of-conference losses (Pittsburgh, Georgia Tech, North Carolina, Virginia), some extremely …

Week 2 Preview: WILL CLEMSON COVER ON THE ROAD?!?!?! That and more...

September 7th, 2018


The Week Two Preview pod is live as we take a look at all of this weekend's upcoming games. Clemson heads on the road to Texas A&M, GT heads to USF, and Pitt hosts Penn State. Those are the highlights, but what else …

2018 Week 1 Recap: Virginia Tech stuns FSU, Miami falls to LSU, Boston College Rolls, More!

September 5th, 2018


Week 1 in the ACC went largely as expected, aside from a couple of major surprises late in the weekend. Mike is back from his trip to Tallahassee, joining Joey in recapping all of the action from the ACC's opening …

2018 Week 1 Preview: Virginia Tech @ Florida State, Miami vs. LSU, Louisville vs. Bama, More!

August 29th, 2018


WE MADE IT! Week 1 is here, and it's time to preview all of the major matchups of the week in the ACC.

-- Is FSU (-7.5) too big of a favorite at home to start the year?
-- Will Miami (-3) be able to take down a hungry LSU …

2018 ACC Preview: Division Standings, Win Total Picks, Players of the Year, More!

August 28th, 2018


With the team previews all wrapped up, it's time for one last season preview. The guys are previewing the whole conference this time, picking …

2018 North Carolina Preview w/ Justin Cates: Will the Tar Heels rebound from a rough 2017?

August 27th, 2018


2017 was always going to be a rebuild year for the Tar Heels, and that was BEFORE they got hit with an unprecedented number of injuries. With plenty of experience built into their depth chart going into 2018, will UNC …

2018 Duke Preview w/ Justin Cates: Can the Blue Devils navigate a tricky schedule?

August 26th, 2018


The Blue Devils finished 7-6 in 2017 after a hot start, and return their QB among several other playmakers in 2018. Will a tricky early schedule be …

2018 NC State Season Preview With Will Thompson Of Backing The Pack

August 23rd, 2018



Will Thompson of SB Nation's Backing the Pack rejoins the podcast to preview the 2018 NC State Wolfpack. We dive into Dave Doeren's …

2018 Virginia Season Preview with Matt Trogdon of SB Nation's Streaking the Lawn

August 22nd, 2018


Our 2018 Virginia Cavaliers Season Preview is live!!! Matt Trogdon of SB Nation's Streaking the Lawn joins the podcast to breakdown the 2018 Cavaliers.

Can UVA get back to a bowl game in 2018? What are reasonable …

2018 Syracuse Season Preview With John Cassillo of SB Nation's Nunes Magician

August 21st, 2018


Our Syracuse season preview is live!!! Joey sits down with John Cassillo of SB Nation's Syracuse site "Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician", to …

2018 Georgia Tech Preview w/ Sean Bedford: Can the Yellow Jackets Bounce Back?

August 19th, 2018


Sean Bedford joins from the Georgia Tech Radio Network to preview the Yellow Jackets in 2018! After riding higher expectations after 2016, the Yellow Jackets' 2017 season fell flat after several late-game defensive …

2018 Clemson Preview w/ John McElhaney: Are the Tigers National Championship Favorites?

August 17th, 2018


Clemson won the ACC (in dominant fashion) and made it to the College Football Playoff in a rebuilding year in 2017. That team returns most of its …

2018 Louisville Preview w/ Ethan Moore: How do the Cardinals Replace Lamar Jackson?

August 15th, 2018


Ethan Moore joins from 93.9 "The 'Ville" to preview Louisville's 2018 campaign! After nearly winning the Atlantic in Lamar Jackson's Heisman-winning 2016 season, the Cardinals finished 2017 with a somewhat unsatisfying …

2018 Florida State Preview w/ James Coleman: The Biggest Wild Card in College Football?

August 13th, 2018


After 3+ decades with Bobby Bowden, December saw Florida State bid farewell to Jimbo Fisher after just 8 seasons. With up-and-coming head coach Willie Taggart now in place, and Deondre Francois healthy again, Florida …

2018 Virginia Tech Preview w/ Justin Cates: Can the Hokies Retake the Coastal?

August 11th, 2018


This offseason has been far from ideal for Justin Fuente and his Virginia Tech Hokies. While there's a rebuild to do on defense, can Josh Jackson make a major leap in Year 2 and lead the Hokies in recapturing the …

2018 Pittsburgh Preview w/ Jim Hammett: Is 2018 Make-or-Break for Pat Narduzzi?

August 9th, 2018


Pittsburgh finished 2017 with a disappointing 5-7 record, but won 3 of their last 5, nearly upset Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, and then *did* upset Miami at home to close out the season. With a more stable QB situation, …

2018 Boston College Preview w/ Dan Rubin: Will the Eagles ride the D-Train to a strong finish?

August 7th, 2018


Boston College finished 2017 with an all-too-familiar 7-6 record. That said, they did catch fire over the second half of the season, thanks largely …

2018 Wake Forest Preview w/ Robert Reinhard: Can the Demon Deacons replace John Wolford?

August 5th, 2018


Dave Clawson has continued to build his program at Wake Forest, finishing 8-5 in the face of an especially tough schedule in 2017. QB John Wolford …

2018 Miami Preview w/ Cam Underwood: Can the Hurricanes Return to Charlotte?

August 3rd, 2018


"The U" was back in 2017, at least for 10 weeks. With so many close wins, was 2017 a fluke, or is 2018 the time for Miami to finally finish the drill? What's the QB situation look like? Cam Underwood of …

2018 ACC Kickoff - Larry Fedora's Hot Takes, Our Own Media Poll, ACC QB Battle Odds, More!

July 25th, 2018


The season has officially started with the ACC Kickoff from Greensboro, which gave us PLENTY of talking points to hit on -- not the least of which were Larry Fedora's strange takes on CTE (which may have just been meant …

One Last Offseason Podcast - Sponsor Turmoil At Louisville, NC State Throwing Shade, More!

July 17th, 2018


We're just a few days away from the season starting (as far as we're concerned, anyways) with the ACC Kickoff, but we have one more episode to do before we can get into that. The guys talk about the latest in Louisville …

Who is the most tortured fan base in the ACC? Plus good news for Josh Jackson at VT, and more

June 26th, 2018


We are back with a brand new June podcast recapping the clarity that came with the Josh Jackson situation at VT, ESPN+ and what the new streaming service means for ACC football, plus we try to narrow down the most …

Mid-June Update - Mike's Back From Europe, Josh Jackson's In Trouble, Week 1 Spreads, More!

June 11th, 2018


Mike's back from his vacation in Europe, though he did some reporting while he was there on a big problem facing Virginia Tech: starting QB Josh …

Legalized Sports Betting, 2018 ACC Win Totals, More!

May 15th, 2018


We're discussing the impact of a huge Supreme Court ruling, and some perfectly-timed ACC win totals in case you're looking to win actual, real, legal …

Spring Football Fallout, NFL Draft Results, Assistant in Trouble At Virginia Tech, More!

May 2nd, 2018


Spring football and the NFL Draft are in the books, and it's time to discuss anything we've learned from them -- specifically a couple of key QB situations, and the ACC players and where they were drafted. Mike also …

2018 Spring Football & Shenanigans Update

March 30th, 2018


After a few weeks' absence, we're back! This week we're talking about what we're watching for with each of the 14 ACC teams as they embark on spring practice and work towards their spring games. Where are the biggest …

March Update - -NFL Combine, Listener Questions, More!

March 7th, 2018


We're back with our March update that includes an NFL Combine review for ACC players, Listener Questions, and more!

Clemson Tigers 2017 Season Recap

February 14th, 2018


The Clemson Tigers won the ACC Championship for the third straight year in 2017, which set up a re-match with the Alabama Crimson Tide (for the third …

2018 ACC Schedule, National Signing Day Fallout, "Meant to Be" or "Just a Fling", More!

February 14th, 2018


With all of our 2017 team recaps in the books, we're back in offseason form this week talking about the 2018 ACC Football Schedule that dropped …

Miami Hurricanes 2017 Season Recap

February 13th, 2018


The 2017 Miami Hurricanes stormed out of the gate this season, winning their first 10 games of the year and capturing their first Coastal Division title since joining the ACC. However, the Canes sputtered down the …

NC State Wolfpack 2017 Season Recap

February 13th, 2018


A 9-4 season where you finish second in the Atlantic Division and notch a blowout win in a bowl game seems like a successful season to us. We recap …

Virginia Tech Hokies 2017 Season Recap

February 11th, 2018


With many offensive pieces to replace off of the 2016 roster, the 2017 Virginia Tech Hokies enjoyed a modest 9-4 campaign behind a stout defense and …

Wake Forest Demon Deacons 2017 Season Recap

February 10th, 2018


Behind an unexpected record-setting season from senior quarterback John Wolford, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons finished with an 8-5 record that …

2017 Louisville Cardinals Season Recap

February 4th, 2018


The 2017 Louisville Cardinals held their hat on the greatness of Lamar Jackson and finished the year with a winning record despite poor offensive …

2017 Boston College Eagles Season Recap

February 3rd, 2018


The 2017 Boston College Eagles stormed back from a 1-3 start to finish with a 7-5 regular season record and a berth in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. …

2017 Virginia Cavaliers Season Recap

January 31st, 2018


Despite a blowout loss to the Navy Midshipmen in the Military Bowl, the 2017 season for the Virginia Cavaliers should not be interpreted as anything …

2017 Duke Season Recap

January 29th, 2018


Things looked great for Duke early, then they looked bad, and then they got good again at the end. (Strangely, the same can be said about Daniel Jones' performances.) What does it all mean? Can the Blue Devils build …

2017 Florida State Season Recap

January 26th, 2018


Florida State came into the season as a bona fide national title contender. They leave the season with a win in the Independence Bowl and a brand new coaching staff. What the hell happened here?!

2017 Georgia Tech Season Recap

January 24th, 2018


After a strong finish to 2016, the Yellow Jackets were a trendy pick to win the ACC Coastal Division. They may have done it, if not for finding ways to lose games on several occasions. Where does that leave Georgia Tech …

2017 Pittsburgh Season Recap

January 20th, 2018


A year after making serious noise nationally, 2017 was not quite so kind to the Panthers. They scored a huge win at home over Miami, but lost a …

2017 Syracuse Season Recap

January 17th, 2018


Year 2 under Dino Babers was a struggle for the Orange, as they lost 5 straight (in convincing fashion) down the stretch...but only after recording one of the best wins of the year across the country. Will Dino Babers …

2017 North Carolina Season Recap

January 14th, 2018


It was a tough rebuilding year for the Tar Heels, who fought through a ton of injuries and some tough losses. Is the horizon any brighter in 2018?

SPECIAL - 2018 National Championship Game LIVE Recap

January 10th, 2018


Mike and Joey got together (in tandem with MarkRogersTV) to recap a magnificent National Championship game just minutes after the final whistle! No, it's not really ACC football talk. But still...maybe you're interested …

2017 ACC Bowl Season Recap

January 4th, 2018


Happy New Year everyone! We are back with our first podcast of 2018 recapping the ACC Bowl Season. From Clemson's loss in the College Football …

CFP Semifinal -- Sugar Bowl Preview

December 31st, 2017


It's finally time for the ACC Bowl Game that we have all been waiting for, as Clemson battles Alabama for the third year in a row in the postseason. This year, however, it is in the CFP Semifinal, instead of the …

TaxSlayer Bowl and Orange Bowl Preview

December 29th, 2017


We're back with more bowl previews as begin to wind down the 2017 ACC Bowl Season. Next up is the TaxSlayer Bowl (which Mike will continue to call the Gator Bowl on purpose), and the Orange Bowl. Can Lamar Jackson …

Belk Bowl and Sun Bowl Preview

December 28th, 2017


We are back with our December 29th bowl game preview. Can Wake Forest get by SEC-foe Texas A&M in the Belk Bowl? How will NC State fare against Arizona State in the Sun Bowl?

We discuss in detail here.

Military Bowl and Camping World Bowl Preview

December 27th, 2017


We're back once again with a preview of the Virginia schools, as Virginia gets set to face Navy in the Military Bowl, while Virginia Tech preps for …

Walk-Ons Independence Bowl and New Era Pinstripe Bowl Preview

December 25th, 2017


As we continue our trek through the December Bowl Games, we preview the Walk-Ons Independence Bowl featuring Florida State and Southern Miss, as well …

2017 December News Dump & Quick Lane Bowl Preview

December 23rd, 2017


It's been an eventful few weeks since we last talked, including....

-- FSU has a new head coach!
-- FSU...might not actually be bowl eligible?
-- Early …

2017 ACC Championship Game Recap & Conference Bowl Lineup

December 4th, 2017


In Miami's first-ever ACC Championship Game appearance....they got absolutely smoked by Clemson. The Tigers three-peat as ACC Champions, and are now …

2017 ACC Championship Game Preview

December 1st, 2017


The regular season has concluded (for everyone except Florida State, of course) and Championship Weekend is upon us!

-- Does Miami have the offensive …

2017 Week 13 Recap - PITTSBURGH DID IT!!

November 28th, 2017


We're recapping a Rivalry Week that was full of interesting finishes, each in their own way. Miami's lazy performances finally caught up to them, as …

Week 13 Preview -- Jamaica Internet Sucks Edition

November 23rd, 2017


Jamaica is doing a number on Joey's internet, but fear not, ACC Fans! Joey and Mike spliced together an awesome preview for a HUGE rivalry week slate across the conference. Tons of great information in this one, so make …

Week 12 Recap -- World Traveler Edition

November 21st, 2017


We are late on our Week 12 recap because of various international escapades. Joey is on vacation and reporting from Jamaica, while Mike hunkers down on work travel in Oakland. We tried to put together a coherent podcast …

Week 12 Preview

November 16th, 2017


Week 12 in the ACC provides a breather from the massively important match-ups that have littered the slate over the last few weeks. Despite this, …

Week 11 Recap

November 13th, 2017


Our Week 11 recap is here as we cover everything in the ACC from this past weekend.

--Miami is BACK
--Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech played an ugly, ugly game
--Syracuse and Wake Forest can't play defense (JOHN WOLFORD …

2017 ACC Week 11 Preview - COIN FLIP WEEK!

November 8th, 2017


We've come to a point in the season where it's hard to tell what the hell is going to happen in any given game in the ACC in any given week, so Mike and Joey are believing in Harvey Dent this week and leaving their …

Week 10 Recap

November 5th, 2017


We're back to recap Week 10 as Miami exposes Virginia Tech in prime time, Virginia is BOWL ELIGIBLE (at the expense of ruining Joey's Saturday), Clemson survives against NC State on the road, and more!!

2017 Week 10 Preview - De Facto Division Championship Weekend!

November 3rd, 2017


Mike and Joey talk about their opinions on the brand-new College Football Playoff rankings before previewing a HUGE weekend in the ACC! This weekend …

Week Nine Recap: Come on Miami...really?

October 31st, 2017


We're back to recap Week Nine and oooooh boy....what're you doing Miami? You barely beat a 1-7 team with their third-string quarterback?!?!

ND rolled …


October 26th, 2017


Our Week Nine preview is live and we break down all of the games for the upcoming weekend. Can GT upset Clemson in Death Valley? Can NC State continue their attempted CFP charge with an upset at Notre Dame? Will Miami …

Week 8 Recap: Uh, yeah...more strange results in the ACC..

October 23rd, 2017


Mike and Joey return from their respective weekend road trips to recap Week 8 across the ACC. It was another strange Saturday with some unexpected …

2017 Week 8 Preview - Syracuse is America's Team of the Week! Georgia Tech's Homecoming! More!

October 18th, 2017


Much to the dismay of Miami fans everywhere, Mike and Joey returned to preview a dangerous Week 8 in the ACC. Florida State seeks revenge on Louisville after being thrashed by Lamar Jackson last year, Georgia Tech looks …


October 16th, 2017


Our Week 7 ACC Recap is live and there is PLENTY to discuss across the ACC. It was a weekend filled with upsets all across college football, with …

EMERGENCY POSTGAME REACTION: Joey on Georgia Tech's Inexplicable Loss to Miami

October 15th, 2017


Georgia Tech snatched defeat from the jaws of victory. Again. This time, it was against Miami. The Yellow Jackets find themselves at 3-2 at a time …

Week 7 Preview

October 12th, 2017


Week 7 Preview is officially live!

UVa is a road favorite?!?! Can GT upset Miami? One of us thinks so...

Plus, is there any way that BC keeps it close against Louisville?

We discuss all of this and more as we preview the …

2017 ACC Week 6 Recap - Miami Breaks the Streak! NC State Asserts Themselves! More!

October 10th, 2017


The guys are back recapping an exciting Week 6 in the ACC, featuring a couple of season-changing game results. Miami broke their 7-year curse and …

ACC Week 6 Preview with Cam Underwood of SB Nation's State of the U

October 4th, 2017


Conference play is officially in full swing across the ACC, with the featured game of the weekend centered in Tallahassee between Florida State and …

Week 5 Recap - Clemson's Looking Scary Good, Florida State's Looking Scary Bad...We're Learning!

October 2nd, 2017


We learned a lot about the ACC in Week 5, and the guys are here to review. Clemson looked really good again in Blacksburg, Florida State looked really questionable against Wake Forest, Miami DOMINATED against Duke, …

2017 Week Five Preview

September 27th, 2017


We are on to Week Five, as many teams throughout the ACC begin conference play this weekend. #12 Virginia Tech hosts #2 Clemson in Blacksburg as the headliner, but we get into all of the games across the conference in …

2017 Week 4 Recap

September 26th, 2017


NC State upset Florida State and it would have been the biggest story of the weekend in the ACC...except UVA BEAT BOISE ON THE BLUE TURF. Yeah, what …

2017 Week Four Preview

September 21st, 2017


Our ACC Week Four preview is live as we run through all of the games upcoming this weekend. The Florida schools are back in action for the first time …

2017 Week Three Recap: Clemson rolled Louisville, BC looked awful, but look at WAKE FOREST!!

September 19th, 2017


Our Week Three recap is live! Clemson destroyed Louisville but Lamar Jackson was FINE, Wake Forest is undefeated, Duke beat Baylor, Pitt and BC are …

2017 Week Three Preview

September 15th, 2017


Clemson goes on the road to Louisville, Notre Dame attempts to bounce-back against Boston College before Brian Kelly's head explodes, plus can …

2017 Week Two Recap: Clemson's Defense is Filthy, Lamar Jackson's Back, NC State's in Trouble, More!

September 11th, 2017


Mike and Joey are back recapping an interesting Week 2 in the ACC, where Clemson took down Auburn with an incredible defensive showing, Lamar Jackson put up over 500 yards and 6 touchdowns (despite UNC's pregame trash …

2017 Week Two Preview: Clemson-Auburn highlights the slate of games for the weekend

September 7th, 2017


And just like that we are on to Week Two. If anything...we'll learn a LOT more about Clemson when they host the Auburn Tigers in Death Valley on Saturday night. We preview that match-up as well as the others, and give …

2017 Week 1 ACC Recap: A Major Injury, Some Major Disappointment, and More!

September 6th, 2017


It was a rough Week 1 in the ACC, as Player of the Year candidate Deondre Francois was lost for the season, several out-of-conference games were lost (or went poorly), and there was also Virginia Tech's huge, fun win …

WEEK 1 PREVIEW: FSU-Bama, Virginia Tech-WVU, Georgia Tech-Tennessee, More!

August 31st, 2017


FOOTBALL IS BACK! We're previewing all of the ACC's Week 1 action, including...

--Can FSU make a statement right out of the gate and slay the beast known as Alabama?
--We're not entirely sure who has the Black Diamond …

2017 ACC Preview - Surprise Teams, Division Winners, Player of the Year, More!

August 30th, 2017


After individually previewing every team in the conference and collecting a ton of great insights from various contributors, it's time to take a look …

2017 ACC Preview with ESPN Sideline Reporter Roddy Jones

August 30th, 2017


We got together with former Georgia Tech A-Back Roddy Jones, now of ESPN, to preview the conference as a whole in 2017! We discuss large-scale …

2017 Florida State Season Preview

August 29th, 2017


The Florida State Seminoles are the preseason favorites to win the ACC. Is the hype warranted with the defending national champions in the same …

2017 Clemson Tigers Season Preview

August 29th, 2017


It is time to breakdown the defending National Champion Clemson Tigers heading into the 2017 football season. Despite retooling the offense, this …

2017 North Carolina Season Preview with Jeff Greenberg of InsideTheACC and

August 28th, 2017


Jeff Greenberg of InsideTheACC and joins the podcast to help us preview the North Carolina Tar Heels. It seems to be a reset year for …

2017 Syracuse Season Preview with John Cassillo of SB Nation's Nunes Magician

August 25th, 2017


It has come time to preview the Fighting Eric Dungeys. That's right, it's our 2017 Syracuse Orange Season Preview with John Cassillo of Nunes Magician on the SB Nation network. How close is Dino Babers to turning this …

2017 Louisville Cardinals Season Preview

August 23rd, 2017


After lighting the college football world on fire through their first 10 games of the 2016 season, the Cardinals stumbled across the finish line with …

2017 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Preview with Sean Bedford of the Georgia Tech IMG Radio Network

August 21st, 2017


Former All-ACC center (and current color commentator for Georgia Tech radio broadcasts) Sean Bedford joined us with a lot of awesome insights as we …

2017 Virginia Cavaliers Season Preview with Matt Trogdon of SB Nation's Streaking the Lawn

August 19th, 2017


The Virginia Cavaliers head into the 2017 season looking to improve from a brutal 2-10 year one under new head coach Bronco Mendenhall. Virginia …

2017 NC State Preview with Will Thompson of SB Nation's Backing the Pack

August 19th, 2017


Will Thompson of SB Nation's Backing the Pack joins the pod to help us preview the 2017 NC State Wolfpack. Is this the year that they finally break …

2017 Virginia Tech Season Preview with Justin Cates of InsideTheACC and Fighting Gobbler

August 17th, 2017


We have another season preview on tap as Justin Cates of InsideTheACC and Fighting Gobbler joins the podcast to help Joey and Mike preview the Virginia Tech Hokies. Will the ACC Coastal Division Title remain in …

2017 Pittsburgh Season Preview with Jim Hammett of SB Nation's Cardiac Hill

August 15th, 2017


Friend of the show Jim Hammett of Cardiac Hill on the SB Nation network joins Mike and Joey to help preview the Pittsburgh Panthers ahead of the 2017 season.

Everyone is suspended and the sky is falling. We preview the …

2017 Duke Season Preview with Ben Swain of Sports Channel 8

August 12th, 2017


Ben Swain of Sports Channel 8 joined us to preview Duke's 2017 season, featuring a whole lot of talk about Daniel Jones, how the Blue Devils could …

2017 Wake Forest Season Preview with Robert Reinhard of SB Nation's Blogger So Dear

August 11th, 2017


Robert Reinhard of Blogger So Dear on the SB Nation network joins the podcast to help us preview the 2017 Wake Forest Demon Deacons. Tons of great information here on the Steamin' Deacons.

2017 Miami Season Preview with Cam Underwood of SB Nation's State of the U

August 7th, 2017


Cam Underwood of joins the guys to discuss the Miami Hurricanes in 2017! Is this finally the year that the 'Canes put it all together and win the ACC Coastal, or will an early-season matchup with Florida …

2017 Boston College Season Preview with Dan Rubin of

August 6th, 2017


Dan Rubin of joins the podcast to help us preview the Boston College Eagles and their prospects for the 2017 football season. Will the …

ACC Season Preview with Josh Parcell of College Football Country

August 3rd, 2017


Josh Parcell of joins Mike and Joey on the podcast to discuss the state of the ACC ahead of the 2017-18 season. With fall camps opening across the conference, this podcast is a must listen for all those …

ACC Kickoff News and Notes

July 26th, 2017


Mike and Joey break down the ACC Kickoff and the news that came out of it. This includes a discussion of the Preseason All-ACC teams, as well as the media picks to win the conference. Lots of good info. coming at you in …

2017 ACC Coastal Division QB Rankings

July 20th, 2017


We've previewed the Atlantic Division quarterback situations for 2017, and now it's time to preview the bloodbath in the Coastal Division. Most teams in the division are bringing aboard new quarterbacks to start 2017. …

2017 Atlantic Division QB Rankings

July 15th, 2017


It's been a while, but we're back! On the latest Basketball Conference Podcast, the Atlantic Division quarterbacks are up for discussion, as Mike and Joey rank the signal calling situations across the division for the …

ACC Realignment

June 6th, 2017


Mike and Joey are back to continue their trek through the off-season with a discussion of ACC Realignment. Which teams would they add? Which teams …

May 2017 Update: Vacations, NFL Draft Recap, Steaks, More!

May 29th, 2017


After a month away, we got together this week with updates on what we've been up to, the NFL Draft, a new rule in CFB recruiting, a listener question …

2017 ACC NFL Draft Preview

April 25th, 2017


Mike and Joey are back to preview the ACC prospects in the Top 100 of this weekend's NFL Draft. Mike and Joey discuss who's overrated, who's …

April 2017 News Dump: Georgia Tech QB Injury, UNC Academic Scandal, United Fight Club, More!

April 14th, 2017


We're talking about all sorts of stuff on this podcast, both ACC football-related and otherwise! Georgia Tech had a QB injury in spring practice, Thomas Sirk is FINALLY leaving Duke (though he's not done playing yet), …

2016 Season Recaps: North Carolina, Pittsburgh, N.C. State, Syracuse, & Virginia

March 30th, 2017


Mike and Joey are wrapping up their season recaps by hitting all of the remaining schools in one big episode:

-- North Carolina fell flat at the end …

Georgia Tech 2016 Season Recap: Trying to Carry A Strong Finish into 2017

March 27th, 2017


The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets won six out of their last seven games, including their bowl game against the Kentucky Wildcats, to finish the season 9-4. Can they contend for a Coastal Division crown in 2017? We've got …

Clemson 2016 Season Recap: The Ends Justified the Means

March 23rd, 2017


Mike and Joey discuss Clemson's magical National Championship season, when they finished what they started the previous season. It wasn't without its …

Virginia Tech Season Recap

March 20th, 2017


The Virginia Tech Hokies notched their first 10-win season since 2011 in the first year of the Justin Fuente era. What were the overall takeaways from the season, and how will the team fare in 2017?

ACC Football March News Dump

March 15th, 2017


First podcast in about a month for us, and we got back into the swing of things by discussing the latest and greatest off-season football news. From National Signing Day to throwing a football over your local frat …

2016 Louisville Season Recap - The Most Disappointing Ending to a Heisman Campaign Ever?

February 22nd, 2017


The guys are recapping the 2016 Louisville season, which was going great until Joey decided to show up at one of their games. Once 9-1 with an outside shot at making the Playoff, the Cardinals finished 9-4 after three …

2016 Wake Forest Season Recap: The Most Interesting Team in the Conference

February 15th, 2017


The guys are recapping a team they picked to go 4-8, but which ended up 7-6 with a bowl win over a ranked team and a truly bizarre #WakeyLeaks (or, …

Duke 2016 Season Recap: A 4-8 finish as expected, by very unexpected means

February 13th, 2017


Mike and Joey are recapping Duke's 4-8 finish in their 2016 campaign, which was plagued by injuries, poor luck, and a steep increase in strength of …

Notre Dame 2016-17 Season Recap

February 3rd, 2017


Arguably the best part of Notre Dame's 2016-17 season was this podcast (sorry Irish fans). Mike directed the ship solo (we missed you Joey), by …

2016 Florida State Seminoles Season Recap (w/ Kelvin Hunt)

February 2nd, 2017


The guys are joined this week on the newly-minted Basketball Conference Podcast Hotline (sponsored by technical difficulties) by Kelvin Hunt of …

2016-17 Miami Hurricanes Season Recap

January 27th, 2017


Mike and Joey's tour around the ACC recapping the 2016-17 football season continues with a stop in Coral Gables, Florida. Cam Underwood of SB Nation's joins the show to recap the season of the Miami …

2016-17 Boston College Eagles Season Recap

January 26th, 2017


Mike and Joey are back for the first time since the National Championship and begin their tour around the ACC recapping the 2016-17 football season. Dan Rubin of joins the show, bringing his humor and …

National Championship Game LIVE Recap - Clemson 35, Alabama 31

January 12th, 2017


Mike and Joey joined the MarkRogersTV ACC channel immediately after the final whistle to recap an incredible last-minute win for Clemson. The ACC are officially your National Champions!

National Championship Preview

January 6th, 2017


Mike and Joey are back to preview all aspects on Monday night's National Championship between #1 Alabama and #2 Clemson. Can the Tigers upset the Tide and win the re-match of the 2015 thriller?

Bowl Recaps Part Two

January 5th, 2017


It's Part Two of the Basketball Conference: ACC Football Podcast Bowl Recaps!

Mike and Joey recap:

--The Fiesta Bowl rout

--The incredible match-up between Michigan and Florida State in the Orange Bowl

--Joey's spot-on …

ACC Bowl Game Recap, Part 1 - A Strong Start for the ACC!

January 5th, 2017


Mike and Joey recap the ACC's first six bowl games on the slate, including...

-- Virginia Tech fans everywhere experienced more emotions than they …

Bowl Previews Part 2

December 30th, 2016


Mike and Joey are back to preview part two of the ACC Bowl Season. The duo got new equipment for Christmas but still fought through the sound in the early going. As the podcast got deeper, the sound got better, and the …

Bowl Preview, Part 1 (Mostly Just a Bad Geography Lesson)

December 22nd, 2016


Mike and Joey are previewing the first 6 ACC Bowl games, mixing in a healthy dose of what to think about where these games are taking place. Topics discussed include:

-- The status of everyone's Christmas shopping.

-- If …


December 16th, 2016


Oh yes, Joey and Mike have the Wakeyleaks saga, as well as other breaking ACC news covered. Louisville's AD is an asshat, Notre Dame has a new defensive coordinator, and Lamar Jackson captured the Heisman Trophy. HOT …

ACC Championship Recap, Heisman Trophy and Bowl Selection Talk

December 8th, 2016


Mike and Joey recap the ACC Championship game and discuss the Heisman Trophy finalists and inevitable crowning of Lamar Jackson as the newest Heisman Trophy winner. The duo also gets into a brief discussion about the …

ACC Championship Game Preview: Can Clemson complete its case to make the College Football Playoff?

December 1st, 2016


Mike and Joey are back, this time previewing the upcoming ACC Championship Game between the College Football Playoff-bound Clemson Tigers and Mike's …


November 30th, 2016


Mike and Joey are back, albeit a bit late this week, to recap all of the RIVALRY WEEK action around the ACC, featuring a few upsets!

-- NC State had …

Week 13 Preview

November 24th, 2016


IT'S RIVALRY WEEK. Florida-FSU, Georgia Tech-Georgia, Virginia Tech-Virginia, and some College Football Playoff discussion. Why is UNC still unranked?

Week 12 Recap: Louisville's Playoff Hopes Dashed, Virginia Tech over Notre Dame, more!

November 22nd, 2016


Mike and Joey are back this week, recapping a reasonably tame Week 12 of ACC action, including...

-- Louisville was absolutely embarrassed by Houston …

Week 12 Preview

November 16th, 2016


Joey checked into the podcast from the middle of nowhere, the internet lag was hysterical, and he and Mike broke down all of the games coming up in …

Week 11 Recap - CHAOS IN THE ACC

November 14th, 2016


Mike and Joey are back, talking about a WILD weekend of ACC football, featuring...

-- Georgia Tech went into Blacksburg armed with half of their second-string offense, and managed to beat the Hokies convincingly.

-- …

Week 11 Preview

November 9th, 2016


Week 11 Preview is here, as Mike and Joey discuss all of the impending action for the upcoming weekend. Duke and North Carolina face off in an …

Week 10 Recap - FSU & Virginia Tech Survive, Clemson/L'Ville/UNC Win Blowouts, and more!

November 7th, 2016


Mike and Joey are back, recapping an interesting Week 10 in the ACC, including...

-- Mike's interesting experience with the Duke student section on Saturday.

-- Notre Dame's Brian Kelly *might* not be able to coach his …

Week 10 Preview - New Playoff Rankings, L'ville/Va Tech/FSU on the Road, Georgia Tech @ UNC, More!

November 3rd, 2016


Mike and Joey are back, reviewing the ACC's presence in the newly-released College Football Playoff Rankings, and eventually previewing a ton of Week …

Week 9 Recap - Clemson/FSU, Virginia Tech/Pitt, Notre Dame/Miami, BC WINS IN ACC PLAY & More!

November 2nd, 2016


Mike and Joey recap all of the Week 9 ACC action, including...

-- Clemson starts strong, fades in the middle, and then comes back to beat FSU in …

Week Nine Preview - Clemson/FSU, VT/Pitt, Miami/ND and much, much more

October 26th, 2016


Week Nine Preview Pod is live, as Mike and Joey discuss all of the weekend's upcoming games. Will Miami beat ND? Can Florida State knock off Clemson? Louisville covering 31.5 against UVa? The Basketball Conference …

Week 8 Recap: Virginia Tech, Louisville, UNC, and Syracuse all winners!

October 24th, 2016


Mike and Joey are back, recapping a relatively limited amount of ACC action from Week 8!

-- Virginia Tech kicked us off on Thursday night with a dominant home win to give Miami its third straight loss

-- Louisville's …

Week 8 Preview - Miami @ Virginia Tech, NC State @ Louisville, and Dan Rubin on Boston College!

October 19th, 2016


Joey and Mike are joined this week by Boston College's own Dan Rubin, formerly of BC Interruption and now working in the athletic department at BC. …

Week 7 Recap - Clemson, Louisville, & FSU survive, and...what the hell, Virginia Tech?

October 17th, 2016


Mike and Joey are back, recapping a stressful Week 7 for several top-flight ACC teams (including a huge upset from Syracuse over Virginia Tech), the …

Week 7 Preview

October 12th, 2016


The Week 7 Preview is here, as Mike and Joey get you ready for all of that this weekend has to offer across the ACC. Can Louisville avoid the home upset against Duke after a long layoff? How about Clemson? Will they be …

Week Six Recap

October 10th, 2016


The Basketball Conference ACC Football Podcast rolls along as Mike and Joey recap Week Six in the first of two episodes this week. What is there to …

Episode 13.5 - Week 6 Preview

October 6th, 2016


Mike and Joey are back with their second podcast of the week, as they preview all of the Week Six match-ups with Cam Underwood of, with Miami and Florida State highlighting the weekend slate.

Episode 13 - Week Five Recap

October 4th, 2016


It's the Week Five Recap on the Basketball Conference Podcast; the first of two new pods coming your way this week. Mike and Joey are joined by Cam Underwood of to recap the Clemson-Louisville showdown, …

Episode 12 - Week 4 Recap, Week 5 Preview

September 28th, 2016


Mike and Joey are back talking about Clemson's Thursday night domination of Georgia Tech, North Carolina's huge comeback win over Pittsburgh, Duke's …

Episode 11 - Week Three Recap, Week Four Preview

September 20th, 2016


On this week's episode of Basketball Conference: The ACC Football Podcast, Mike and Joey recap all of the Week Three action, starting with Louisville's dominant performance against Florida State and finishing up with …

Episode 10 - Week 2 Recap & Week 3 Preview, LAMAR JACKSON HYPE TRAIN EDITION

September 14th, 2016


Joey and Mike reunite this week, following Joey's trip to Ireland and Mike's trip to Bristol, and talk about their respective experiences with other …

Episode 9 -- Week One Recap and Analysis, Week Two Preview

September 8th, 2016


Episode 9 of the Basketball Conference Podcast is live! This week, Mike is joined by guest host Cam Underwood from SB Nation's State of the U, as the …

Episode 8 - -Week One Preview

August 30th, 2016


After a long offseason, the college football season is finally here! Mike and Joey are back in their 8th episode to preview all of the week one …

Episode 7 - QB Situations at Notre Dame & FSU, Listener Questions, Conference Predictions

August 22nd, 2016


Mike and Joey are back this week, talking about Joey making some Clemson fans mad on Twitter (0:00), legal issues and an odd QB situation at Notre Dame (5:00), a suddenly fragile QB situation at Florida State (13:40), …

Episode 6 - FSU's QB Situation, 2016 Season Previews for Wake Forest, Louisville, and Notre Dame

August 15th, 2016


Joey and Mike return this week talking about some of their biggest accomplishments on the golf course (0:00), answering listener questions focusing …

Episode 5 - Reader Questions, 2016 Season Previews of Duke, NC State, & North Carolina

August 11th, 2016


We get started this week with a few reader questions (0:45), before continuing our previews by examining Tobacco Road. There's plenty of talk from a couple of self-professed haters (@ us, Duke fans) about THIS being the …

Episode 4 - Preseason All-ACC Teams, 2016 Season Previews of Miami, Florida State, & Clemson

August 2nd, 2016


This week, we're talking about the total lack of creativity from the media in selecting the preseason All-ACC teams (1:00), we examine how Miami …

Episode 2 - The ACC Network, 2016 Season Previews for Virginia, Virginia Tech, & Georgia Tech

July 22nd, 2016


The guys are back, sounding way better than they did a week ago! This week they're talking about the "Battle of the Techs" and who has the right to call their own alma mater "Tech", the brand-spankin'-new ACC Network, …

Episode 3 - ACC Kickoff Recap, Previews of Boston College, Pittsburgh, & Syracuse

July 22nd, 2016


Mike & Joey return this week to talk about some interesting moments at the ACC Kickoff (0:30), the rigid hierarchy of the Atlantic Division …

Episode 1 - Introductions, College Football Moments, Top 5 ACC Quarterbacks in 2016

July 13th, 2016


Mike & Joey kick off the podcast by discussing how they came up with the such a name for a football podcast, some of their favorite ACC players and moments, and their "Top 5" lists of Quarterbacks across the …

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