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Boston College Daily Links: Why College Football Will Be Dead Within 20 Years

Daily links for Friday, July 19, 2013.


Why College Football Will Be Dead Within 20 Years (Corn Nation)
College football as we know it will be dead within 20 years, but it won't be from health/concussion issues, nor will it be because of the "cable sports bubble". It will be because colleges and universities as we know them now will cease to exist and when they go they will take collegiate sports with them.

ACC Announces New Six Year Football Bowl Game Partnerships (
Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford announced today partnerships with seven football bowl games which will be effective for the six years of postseason play following the 2014 through 2019 seasons.

ACC Network Announces Broadcast Team for 2013 ACC Football Season (
Raycom Sports today announced the ACC Network broadcast team for the 2013 ACC football season. Veteran ACC Network announcers Steve Martin and Tim Brant will once again split play-by-play duties in the booth during the season. They will team up with Dave Archer, who begins his fourth season as analyst for ACC telecasts. Rachel Baribeau will join the ACC Network team as sideline reporter this season, as Mike Hogewood retires from the sidelines after 26 years.

Scoring gap between FSU, Clemson and rest of ACC (
Like the YPP numbers, there's a correlation between the average difference in PPG and conference success. The five teams who won the most ACC games rank in the first five slots. The team with the worst average difference, Boston College, ranks last and won only one conference game.

Syracuse football team ranks low among ACC teams in home-grown recruits (
That makes Syracuse one of only five teams in the ACC (Maryland and Louisville count as one) where less than 41 percent of the roster is from outside the state, a collection that makes up the majority of the ACC's worst teams. Along with Syracuse, the peer group includes Wake Forest, Duke, Boston College, Maryland and Louisville.

Q & A With Lauren Engeln (
Meet the Eagles guard Lauren Engeln. She arrived at Boston College in the summer of 2012 after playing two season at UConn.

BC Fencers Devin Midgley and Marney Krupat compete at USA Fencing National Championships (Conte Confidential)
Boston College fencers Devin Midgley and Marney Krupat recently competed at the USA Fencing National Championships, showing that their passion for their sport persists long after the school year ends.