Category: ACC

  • Georgia Tech adds Alabama A&M to 2013 Football Schedule

    Kevin Kelley - December 4, 2012

    Georgia TechThe Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have added the Alabama A&M Bulldogs to their 2013 football schedule, the school announced today.

    Georgia Tech will host Alabama A&M at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta on Nov. 23, 2013. It will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.

    A&M is a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference in the FCS.

  • Miami Hurricanes ‘finalizing’ 2013 game vs. Savannah State

    Kevin Kelley - December 3, 2012

    Miami HurricanesThe Miami Hurricanes are “finalizing” a 2013 game against the Savannah State Tigers, the Miami Herald has reported.

    Miami will host Savannah State at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens on a date to be announced. It will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.

    Savannah State is a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference in the Football Championship Subdivision.

  • Clear Your Schedule – 2012 ACC Championship Game

    Brian Wilmer - November 29, 2012

    Bank of America StadiumOne of the wildest ACC football seasons in recent memory draws to a close on Saturday in Charlotte. Clemson lost their first ACC game to Florida State, then never lost again over the course of the ACC schedule. Maryland lost every scholarship quarterback to injury and finished the season with a linebacker playing quarterback. Maryland was not done making news, though, as they announced their intent to leave for the Big 10 in 2014.

  • Louisville Cardinals to join ACC, likely in 2014

    Kevin Kelley - November 28, 2012

    Louisville CardinalsThe Louisville Cardinals will join the Atlantic Coast Conference, the ACC announced this morning. UL will likely join the ACC in 2014 when Maryland departs for the Big Ten.

    Louisville has been a member of the Big East Conference since 2005. Prior to that, the Cardinals were in Conference USA from 1996 through 2004.

  • 2012 ACC Football Championship Game – Florida State vs. Georgia Tech

    Kevin Kelley - November 26, 2012

    The 2012 ACC Football Championship Game is set with the Florida State Seminoles facing the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

  • Clear Your Schedule – ACC, Week 13

    Brian Wilmer - November 23, 2012

    Florida-Florida StateIn yet another ridiculously fast-moving college football season, we find ourselves at Thanksgiving week, with the Gobblers (fittingly) at home and a matchup locked in for the ACC Championship in Charlotte.

    There are still many matchups with significance, however, whether it be for bowl spots, rivalries or the possibility of saving — or costing — a coach his job. Let’s take a quick spin around the conference, but before we do…it’s trivia time!

  • Maryland Terrapins to join Big Ten Conference in 2014

    Kevin Kelley - November 20, 2012

    Maryland TerrapinsThe Big Ten officially announced on Monday the addition of the Maryland Terrapins to the conference effective July 1, 2014. Maryland will join in all sports for the 2014-15 academic year.

    Maryland has been a member of the ACC since 1953. Prior to that, the Terrapins were a member of the Southern Conference from 1922-1951 before going Independent for the 1952 season.

  • Maryland & Rutgers to join Big Ten Conference

    Kevin Kelley - November 19, 2012

    Big TenThe Maryland Terrapins and the Rutgers Scarlet Knights will each join the Big Ten Conference, ESPN has reported.

    The University of Maryland’s Board of Regents voted today to accept an invitation to join the Big Ten. An official announcement will be made by the school at 3 p.m. ET. The Big Ten Network will follow with a special report at 4 p.m.

  • Miami Hurricanes self-impose Postseason Ban

    Kevin Kelley - November 19, 2012

    Miami HurricanesFor the second straight season, the Miami Hurricanes have self-imposed a postseason ban. The school is currently under NCAA investigation for improprieties related to former booster Nevin Shapiro.

    As a result of the ban, Miami will not be eligible for the ACC Championship Game or a bowl game this season. The Hurricanes would have won the ACC Coastal Division with a win over Duke on Saturday.

    Miami is currently 6-5 overall and 4-3 in the ACC. The Canes will now play their final game of the 2012 season on Saturday at Duke (12:30 p.m. ET, ACC Network/ESPN3).

  • Miami-Nebraska Football Series in Jeopardy?

    Kevin Kelley - November 16, 2012

    Memorial StadiumThe Miami Hurricanes and the Nebraska Cornhuskers are set to begin a football series in 2014. But the series may not be played as agreed to, according to the Lincoln Journal Star.

    Miami and Nebraska, which agreed to the home-and-home series back in 2008, are set to meet in Lincoln in 2014 and in Miami in 2015. Sources told the Journal Star that the series “may be in jeopardy.”

    Nebraska athletics director Tom Osborne responded to the rumors by stating that the Cornhuskers remain “committed to the series.”