Category: ACC

  • Notre Dame to join ACC in all sports except Football

    Kevin Kelley - September 12, 2012

    Notre DameThe Notre Dame Fighting Irish will join the ACC in all sports except football, but the Irish will play five football games per year against ACC members.

    The latest news in conference realignment was announced this morning in a release from the ACC. Notre Dame will likely join in 2015 unless an earlier exit can be negotiated with the Big East.

  • Richmond announces Future Football Games against Five ACC teams

    Kevin Kelley - August 22, 2012

    Richmond SpidersThe Richmond Spiders have announced future football games against five ACC teams for the 2013 through 2021 seasons.

    Some of the opponents were previously announced, but Richmond has added games against Maryland in 2015, Boston College in 2017, Virginia in 2018, and Virginia Tech in 2021.

    The Spiders will travel to NC State next season and will also visit Virginia in 2014.

  • Virginia, UTSA cancel 2013-14 Home-and-home Football Series

    Kevin Kelley - August 16, 2012

    Virginia CavaliersThe Virginia Cavaliers and the UTSA Roadrunners have canceled their future home-and-home football series, MySanAntonio.com has confirmed.

    The cancellation was mutual, as conference realignment has affected the future schedules of both schools. Virginia will begin playing a 9-game ACC schedule in 2013 and they had one too many non-conference games scheduled for both 2013 and 2014.

  • Auburn and Virginia in the 2015 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game?

    Kevin Kelley - August 14, 2012

    The 2015 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game could feature the Auburn Tigers against the Virginia Cavaliers, according to Virginia’s 2012 season ticket holder package.

  • 2012 College Football Helmet Schedules now available

    Kevin Kelley - August 9, 2012

    FBSchedules.comCollege football helmet schedules are now available from FBSchedules.com. The schedules are available in PDF format only.

    The schedules feature the team helmets, date, and opponent for every FBS conference (ACC, Big 12, Big East, Big Ten, C-USA, Independents, MAC, MWC, Pac-12, SEC, Sun Belt, and WAC).

  • Virginia Tech Hokies adjust Non-Conference Football Schedules

    Kevin Kelley - July 26, 2012

    Virginia TechDue to the upcoming nine-game football schedule in the ACC, Virginia Tech has updated their future non-conference schedules.

    ACC teams will now play three non-conference games each season, and that forced Virginia Tech to shuffle some games.

    The Daily Press reports that the Hokies have pushed back the start of their four-game, home-and-home series with East Carolina one year to 2015.

  • Big East, Pittsburgh reach agreement for Panthers to join the ACC in 2013

    Kevin Kelley - July 18, 2012

    The Big East Conference and Pitt have reached an agreement that will allow the Panthers to leave for the ACC in 2013.

  • Clemson cancels Future Football Games vs. Oklahoma State and Ole Miss

    Kevin Kelley - July 18, 2012

    Clemson TigersAs a result of the new nine-game ACC football schedule, the Clemson Tigers have canceled future football games against Oklahoma State and Ole Miss.

    Clemson was slated to host Ole Miss on Oct. 3, 2015 and travel to face the Rebels on Sept. 10, 2016. The Tigers were also tentatively scheduled to play a home-and-home series against Oklahoma State in 2019 and 2020.

  • Big East, Syracuse reach agreement for Orange to depart for ACC

    Kevin Kelley - July 16, 2012

    Big EastThe Big East Conference and Syracuse have reached an agreement that will allow the Orange to depart for the ACC for the 2013 season.

    Syracuse’s membership in the Big East will be terminated on July 1, 2013 and the Orange will then join the ACC on the same day. In turn, Syracuse will pay the Big East conference a one-time fee of $7.5 million.

  • ACC and Orange Bowl announce 12-year agreement beginning after 2014 regular-season

    Kevin Kelley - July 3, 2012

    The Atlantic Coast Conference and the Orange Bowl Committee have announced a 12-year agreement beginning after the 2014 regular season.

    The agreement places the ACC Champion in the Discover Orange Bowl unless that team is chosen to play in the national semifinals by the BCS selection committee.