Florida State vs. Alabama, and Michigan at Florida are among the marquee matchups slated to air on the ESPN family of networks during Week 1 of the 2017-18 college football season.
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Countdown to kickoff: Clemson ran 99 offensive plays in last season's national championship game, the most ever by an Alabama opponent. Since 2004, no other team has run more than 85 offensive plays in the title game. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Clemson's Deon Cain ranks high among 2018 NFL wide receiver prospects. He's joined by a whopping four other Tigers in our early position rankings.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
East Carolina announces three graduate transfer additions from Power 5 programs: Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk, Clemson running back Tyshon Dye and Minnesota defensive lineman Gaelin Elmore. All three will be eligible this season.
Now among the football elite, the ACC plans to remain there with the launch of its network in '19, facing tough foes, and minimizing coaching turnover.
Jovan Buha ESPN Editor
Texans QB Deshaun Watson, the 12th overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, throwing up horns while posing for online sports retailer Fanatics.
Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer
ACC commissioner John Swofford said he expects the revenue gap between his conference and the Big Ten and SEC to close once the ACC Network launches in 2019. "That's why we're doing the channel," Swofford said. "We fully expect a gap with particularly the Big Ten and SEC here for a couple of years but that's the very reason we've signed to do what we're doing. We fully expect that gap will narrow considerably when we get the channel up and running."
Like a certain USC star, Clemson commit Trevor Lawrence has a rifle arm to accompany his big frame and sneaky athleticism outside the pocket.
Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer
Allow redshirt freshmen to play in bowl games? Why not? Clemson coach Dabo Swinney and ACC coaches are in favor of revamping the rules to make it happen. "From an overall player welfare standpoint, the length of the season, the maturity and development of guys," Swinney said. "I think guys would be much more engaged when they're redshirted. I don't see a negative at all. All the coaches love it."
Every Clemson win moves Dabo Swinney closer to a school record. What other marks could fall this season for each of the top 25 teams?
Is the next Deshaun Watson a Penn State commit? Here's how Justin Fields and other top QB prospects measure up.
As the ACC begins its spring meetings in Florida, conference coaches will have an opportunity to weigh in on recent rule changes by the NCAA.
Clemson commit Xavier Thomas, ESPN's No. 1 overall 2018 recruit., draws comparisons to recent first-round pick Derek Barnett.
The two leagues always face off for top recruits and 2018 is no different. Top DB Patrick Surtain Jr. is one of the best to watch.
Clemson just keeps churning out first-round picks, and promising DT Christian Wilkins could be next in line.
While defenses could be historically strong in the ACC this fall, based on returning talent, the teams that buck that trend should be favorites.
Clemson's football team will visit the White House on June 12. Coach Dabo Swinney said it's "no problem" if a player doesn't want to attend.
Ben Boulware, the defensive MVP in January's national title game, was arguably the highest-profile draft day snub. But he could contribute in Carolina.
Christian Wilkins figures to be one of the nation's most disruptive interior defensive linemen in 2017. He's the first defensive tackle off the board in our first mock.
Clemson is creating a steady flow of receivers to the NFL, from Sammy Watkins to DeAndre Hopkins and now Mike Williams.
With Dalvin Cook, Wayne Gallman, James Conner and other productive runners moving on, it's a changing of the guard at running back in the ACC.
Freshman Hunter Johnson ended the spring as arguably Clemson's hottest QB. He has the potential to one day be an All-American.
Exciting young talent at Florida State and toughness in the trenches at NC State make them contenders in a loaded division.
While strong QB play got the ACC's headlines in 2016, the defenses, which feature some of the league's top stars, may generate a national buzz in '17.