Wednesday, October 21, 2009

ACC EXCERPT OF THE DAY

Over at the Raleigh News & Observer, J.P. Giglio (no relation to Papa Giglio) said this on ACC Now:

Florida State's coming to town on Thursday and as far as North Carolina is concerned, it's the old Florida State, the powerhouse of the 1990s, not the current version, winless in the ACC and mired in coaching turmoil.

"They're still Florida State," UNC cornerback Kendric Burney said. "Growing up in the 90s, Florida State was pretty much all you heard about in the ACC."

Tar Heels coach Butch Davis gushed about the Seminoles, who are 0-3 in the ACC, and compared quarterback Christian Ponder to Brett Favre. Davis, who praises the opponent each Monday at his press conference, can be forgiven for his impressions of FSU. As Miami's head coach in the late 1990s, Davis went 1-5 against Bobby Bowden's program.

To read his entire blog post, click here.

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