(UPDATED at 3:30 p.m.)Clemson: Back to the Orange Bowl in 2004?
Well, yes... to play Miami in a regular-season ACC game. There is plenty of news out today on the new ACC schedules for the expanded conference. The State has stories here and here. The Greenville News has coverage here and here. And here's the Anderson Independent-Mail's take.
For much more on future scheduling questions, go here. And here is an audio of an interview with athletic director Terry Don Phillips.
I have to say I'm sad we're not going to play the Tar Heels for a couple of years. They're the team I love to hate the most -- even more than the Gamecocks.
ROAD WARRIOR: Clemson coach Tommy Bowden says his success in road games doesn't surprise him.
PREPPING FOR MARYLAND: This story from The State examines how the Terps have bounced back from an 0-2 start. Meanwhile, Maryland coach Ralph Friedgen marvels at the play of safety Madieu Williams. And this story looks at how Clemson might handle Maryland's blitzing defense.
QUITE A CATCH: The Greenville News looks at the great performance so far this year by the receiving corps.