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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, Brendan Marks & Matt Gutierrez to share their insight about the league.

Atlantic & Coastal: A show about ACC football The Athletic

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    • 4.6 • 86 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, Brendan Marks & Matt Gutierrez to share their insight about the league.

    Pitt wears the ACC crown, Miami hires Cristobal & bowl season

    Pitt wears the ACC crown, Miami hires Cristobal & bowl season

    Andy Bitter is joined by Miami writer Manny Navarro to talk about Pitt claiming its first ACC championship in football by beating Wake. Then they spend a lot of time talking about the Hurricanes, who brought Mario Cristobal back home and look like they've made the financial commitment to play big-time football again. They also touch on UVA's coaching situation and an ACC bowl game that intrigues them.
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    • 43 min
    ACC Championship preview + VT hires PSU DC Brent Pry as new HC

    ACC Championship preview + VT hires PSU DC Brent Pry as new HC

    Andy Bitter is joined by Roddy Jones of ESPN/The ACC Network to break down an ACC title game between Wake Forest and Pitt that might not feature the biggest names but sure could be a lot of fun. They touch on wild finishes in the NC State-North Carolina and Virginia Tech-Virginia games last weekend before Penn State writer Audrey Snyder joins the pod to offer insight about what Brent Pry brings to the table as the Hokies' new coach.
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    • 53 min
    ACC Atlantic comes down to the final week of the season

    ACC Atlantic comes down to the final week of the season

    Andy Bitter is joined by Clemson writer Grace Raynor as the Atlantic Division comes down to the final weekend, with Wake Forest, NC State and Clemson all still alive. We untangle that knot, talk about Pitt winning the Coastal and hit on all the Thanksgiving week rivalry games as the ACC season wraps up.
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    • 48 min
    Virginia Tech and Justin Fuente part ways

    Virginia Tech and Justin Fuente part ways

    Justin Fuente is out at Virginia Tech. Andy Bitter is joined by David Teel of the Richmond Times-Dispatch to talk all about the fallout in Blacksburg: what went wrong, what issues do the Hokies have, who makes sense for the job? Then they talk about critical games in the ACC this week, with Wake Forest traveling to Clemson and Virginia heading to Pitt in contests that could decide both divisions. They make the usual run through all of the ACC's Week 12 games as well.
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    • 47 min
    Wake Forest finally falls & the ACC's playoff hopes are dead

    Wake Forest finally falls & the ACC's playoff hopes are dead

    Andy Bitter is joined by Matt Fortuna of The Athletic to pour some out for the ACC's chances in the College Football Playoff. They talk about UNC's wild, high-scoring win against Wake Forest and if the Deacons can rebound in an important Atlantic Division contest with NC State. They also talk about the All-ACC quarterback race, handicap the Coastal Division, list potential replacements for Justin Fuente at Virginia Tech and hit every Week 11 game in the ACC.
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    • 50 min
    Coastal chaos is back

    Coastal chaos is back

    Andy Bitter is joined by The Athletic's Brendan Marks to talk about the first College Football Playoff rankings and Wake Forest's place in it as the top-ranked ACC team at No. 9. They talk about Wake's weird non-conference game with UNC, Miami coming back from the dead, Pitt's letdown and all the Week 10 matchups. At the end, they hit on the start of an ACC basketball season featuring coaching transitions at North Carolina and Duke, with Brendan handicapping the league race.
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    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
86 Ratings

86 Ratings

Carter2665 ,

Great podcast

Andy Bitter hosts a wonderful podcast. His analysis is spot on, his guests are always good, and he’s careful to cover the whole ACC and not just VT. I read everything Andy writes and greatly enjoy his podcast.

Buzzketball_325 ,

Great show

Good, unbiased look at the ACC. Andy is a great host, and the quality of his guests are great too.

jake in durham ,

Great pod

Also Go Duke

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