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Atlantic and Coastal is The Athletic’s new weekly ACC podcast hosted by Andy Bitter. Every week we’ll discuss what you need to know about the ACC and hopefully entertain you in the process. Andy will be joined by a rotating cast of contributors including Matt Fortuna, Manny Navarro, Grace Raynor, Pete Sampson, Brendan Marks & Matt Gutierrez to share their insight about the league.

Atlantic & Coastal: A show about ACC football & basketball The Athletic

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    • 4.6 • 67 Ratings

Atlantic and Coastal is The Athletic’s new weekly ACC podcast hosted by Andy Bitter. Every week we’ll discuss what you need to know about the ACC and hopefully entertain you in the process. Andy will be joined by a rotating cast of contributors including Matt Fortuna, Manny Navarro, Grace Raynor, Pete Sampson, Brendan Marks & Matt Gutierrez to share their insight about the league.

    ACC football mailbag

    ACC football mailbag

    The Athletic's Andy Bitter dives into the first edition of The Athletic ACC mailbag.


    Besides Clemson, which team has the best chance to run the table?

    Is Notre Dame for-real this year?

    Are any coaches finishing this season season fighting for their job?

    What’s the ceiling for Wake Forest under Dave Clawson?

    Who has the best RBs in the ACC?

    + more!


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    • 54 min
    Is any ACC team not named Clemson for real?

    Is any ACC team not named Clemson for real?

    Andy Bitter is joined by The Athletic's Matt Fortuna to dish on the latest news in the ACC. North Carolina loses to Florida State the week it gets ranked in the top 5. Miami bounces back vs. Pitt. Notre Dame only scores 12 points and barely survives Louisville. Are the Irish a fraudulent top 10 team? NC State is ranked in the top 25! Clemson is a 45 point favorite vs. Syracuse & the guys thinks that too low! Plus, Virginia Tech's defense has a strong outing vs. Boston College the week after giving up 56 to North Carolina.
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    • 55 min
    ACC tiers with David Hale

    ACC tiers with David Hale

    The Athletic's Andy Bitter & ESPN's David Hale go program-by-program in the ACC to see where they fall in the conference pecking order. Who is the MVP on Clemson, Trevor Lawrence or Travis Etienne? Is Ian Book good enough to lead Notre Dame to an ACC title? Virginia Tech's offense is clicking on all cylinders. Where is the defense? Boston College is much better than anticipated. NC State is still a work in progress but is building confidence. The guys hit every program ahead of another weekend of ACC action!
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    • 51 min
    ACC Main Event: Miami @ Clemson + UNC/VT

    ACC Main Event: Miami @ Clemson + UNC/VT

    The Athletic's Andy Bitter & Grace Raynor discuss the biggest game in college football this weekend; Miami @ Clemson. Can the 'Canes pull the upset in Death Valley or will the Tigers continue their ACC dominance? Elsewhere in the ACC, Virginia Tech @ North Carolina is quite the interesting undercard. Notre Dame is back from its COVID break and will face FSU. Plus, a quick take on Pitt's disappointing loss the NC State.
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    • 48 min
    ACCN's Katie George joins the show! FSU hits rock bottom & Pitt starts 3-0

    ACCN's Katie George joins the show! FSU hits rock bottom & Pitt starts 3-0

    Florida State hits rock bottom & suffers its worst loss since 1976. ACC Network's Katie George joins The Athletic's Andy Bitter to discuss Virginia Tech's win vs. NC State last weekend. She shares her unique perspective after being on the sideline at Lane Stadium. Pitt is 3-0 to start the season. There's not one single digit betting line in the ACC this weekend. Will we see chalk or is there an upset on the board? Plus, the countdown to Miami at Clemson has begun.
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    • 49 min
    Special Guest: David Teel talks all things ACC

    Special Guest: David Teel talks all things ACC

    The Athletic's Andy Bitter is joined by 13x Virginia sportswriter of the year David Teel to discuss all things ACC. Virginia Tech & Virginia are hoping to play their first games of the season on Saturday vs. NC State & Duke, respectively. All signs are pointing towards both games happening. Miami has looked impressive so far in 2020. FSU will be without Head Coach Mike Norvell. Plus, after Clemson & Notre Dame, who is the 3rd best team in the league right now?



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    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
67 Ratings

67 Ratings

Navy Ordnance ,

Great show

Andy is a great writer and an exceptional interviewer. He calls them as he sees them, I like the honesty.

Carter2665 ,

The best

As with everything Andy Bitter does, this podcast is really excellent.

SemperHokie ,

For all the ACC football content!

Love this podcast! I would give it 6 stars if the lawyers would let Aaron McFarling to come on and talk about juice as well as the Pimpleton Minute!

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