What's coming on 'ACC Gridiron LIVE' this week
The ACC's outlook continues to take shape after a weekend stocked full of conference games, and 'ACC Gridiron LIVE' presented by McAlister's Deli is set to once again feature in-depth news and analysis from around the league.
Hosted by Emmy Award-winning James Bates, former NFLers Alge Crumpler and Coy Wire and coach Jim Grobe will talk all things ACC football throughout the season, while current Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen will also appear each week as a contributor. The show airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET on FOX Sports South throughout the season. Please check local listings for availability in your area, or visit http://www.foxsports.com/tv-listings.
This week, our crew features Virginia coach Mike London and the many life-changing moments in his personal life, including his time working as a police detective and when he donated bone marrow to his daughter. On the field, London is leading a 3-2 Cavaliers team through a challenging schedule that includes a win over then-No. 21 Louisville.
Additional features include a profile on Georgia Tech wide receiver Deandre Smelter, who arrived in Atlanta on a baseball scholarship, and NFL tight end Greg Olsen joining the show to discuss the success of Virginia Tech cornerbacks at the pro level. Olsen looks at the likes of Kam Chancellor (Seahawks), Brandon Flowers (Chargers), Deangelo Hall (Washington) and Kyle Fuller (Bears), as well as Fuller's younger brother, Kendall, who is a current Hokies defensive back. This week's episode marks another week in the fan-driven ACC Greatest Player Tournament, where the winners of last week's featured matchups are unveiled and next week's matchups: Charlie Ward-Joe Bostic, Sammy Watkins-Roman Gabriel, Randy White-Michael Dean Perry and Luke Kuechly-Gaines Adams.
There will also be Toyota Picks of the Week for every ACC game as well as game previews on Miami-Georgia Tech, Wake Forest-Florida State, Virginia Tech-North Carolina, Louisville-Syracuse and more.
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