Friday, October 03, 2003

'The Fridge' owns far

Maryland coach Ralph Friedgen has enjoyed tremendous success against Clemson throughout his career. Let's hope that streak ends Saturday.

COLEMAN TO START: Duane Coleman continues to impress at running back, and he'll get the starting nod Saturday. Stories are here, here and here.

MILLER TIME IS COMING: Clemson's all-star defensive back Justin Miller, who has been solid but not spectacular so far this year, says he's due for a breakout game. Hopefully it'll be Saturday.

O-LINE IMPROVING: The Charleston Post and Courier examines Clemson's line play, which has gotten better with each game.

EXPLAINING CLEMSON: The Washington Post, my local paper, explains to the city folk why Clemson football is such a big deal, and why coach Tommy Bowden has been feeling the heat for the past couple of seasons. All in all, it's not a bad story.

And here's a story from ESPN on Bowden's shaky job prospects.

ACC EXPANSION: The Charlotte Observer looks at the winners and losers in the new league scheduling. Check it out. And Tony Barnhart of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution says a 12th team will be added to the league sooner rather than later.

AROUND THE LEAGUE: Here's a quick preview of the weekend's other ACC games. It's a slow week; there are only three contests.

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