Category: ACC

  • Florida State considering a move to the Big 12?

    Kevin Kelley - May 10, 2012

    Florida State SeminolesAre the Florida State Seminoles considering a move to the Big 12 Conference? They should be, according to Chip Brown of

    Yesterday, the ACC and ESPN announced an extension to their exclusive media rights package through 2026-27. Reports indicate that the revenue for football and basketball will rise from $13 million to around $17 million per school.

  • Rice postpones 2013 football game at Wake Forest

    Kevin Kelley - May 5, 2012

    Rice OwlsRice has postponed their 2013 football game at Wake Forest, has reported.

    The Owls were scheduled to face the Demon Deacons at BB&T Field in Winston-Salem, NC on Sept. 7, 2013. According to Rice athletics director Rick Greenspan, a new date is “being negotiated.”

    The postponement of one game on Rice’s 2013 schedule was inevitable after the Owls announced last week

  • Florida State, West Virginia settle on canceled football series

    Kevin Kelley - May 3, 2012

    FSU-WVUFlorida State athletic director Randy Spetman announced yesterday that they have reached an agreement with West Virginia on the cancellation of their 2012-13 football series.

    West Virginia has agreed to pay Florida State $500,000 for the cancellation of the 2012 game which was to be played in Tallahassee on Sept. 8. FSU had to scramble to replace the game and ended up scheduling Savannah State.

  • Georgia Tech cancels 2014 & 2017 Football Games vs. BYU

    Kevin Kelley - April 24, 2012

    Tevin Washington (13); Roddy Jones (20)Georgia Tech has canceled their 2014 and 2017 football games against BYU, has verified through documents obtained from the Georgia Tech Athletic Association.

    Georgia Tech and BYU were scheduled to play in Atlanta on Oct. 11, 2014 and in Provo on Oct. 14, 2017 as part of a four-game, home-and-home contract signed in October 2010.

    The two schools will still play the first half of the agreement which begins on Oct. 27, 2012 at Georgia Tech. The series will now conclude on Oct. 12, 2013 at BYU.

  • Miami (FL), Florida Atlantic Schedule Three-Game Football Series

    Kevin Kelley - April 21, 2012

    Miami (FL)Florida AtlanticThe Miami Hurricanes and the Florida Atlantic Owls have scheduled a three-game football series for 2013, 2015 and 2016, the schools announced today.

    The series will kick off in 2013 when Miami hosts Florida Atlantic at Sun Life Stadium on Aug. 31. The Hurricanes will then travel to face FAU in 2015 and will host the Owls again in 2016 to conclude the series.

  • Top 10 2012 ACC Non-Conference Football Games

    Kevin Kelley - April 16, 2012

    Florida State-OklahomaACC schools usually play some good non-conference opponents. After all, many of their rivals are SEC teams. The ACC also frequently schedules teams from the Big East.

    There are several intriguing non-conference games this season and four are played at neutral site locations. Clemson and Miami are each featured twice.

    Here is my pick for the Top 10 ACC non-conference games for the 2012 season:

  • Clemson A.D. “absolutely” expects to play football series vs. Georgia

    Kevin Kelley - March 30, 2012

    Clemson athletics director Terry Don Phillips said he “absolutely” expects the Tigers to play their future home-and-home football series against Georgia.

  • Report: Georgia Tech to cancel two future games against BYU

    Kevin Kelley - March 29, 2012

    Georgia TechBYUGeorgia Tech is planning to cancel future football games against BYU in 2014 and 2017, the AJC reported earlier this week.

    The Yellow Jackets are currently slated to host the Cougars on Oct. 11, 2014 and travel to Provo on Oct. 14, 2017. The two games are part of a four-game, home-and-home series that was scheduled in October 2010.

  • Clemson may cancel 2013-14 Football Series with Georgia

    Kevin Kelley - March 21, 2012

    GeorgiaClemsonClemson and Georgia are scheduled to play a home-and-home football series in 2013 and 2014. But due to expansion in the ACC, the series may have to be canceled.

    Earlier this month, it was reported that the Georgia-Clemson football series could be in jeopardy. Due to the addition of Pittsburgh and Syracuse to the ACC, likely in 2013, the conference will play a nine-game football schedule.

  • 2012 ACC Football Schedules Announced

    Kevin Kelley - February 27, 2012

    2010 ACC Football SchedulesThe ACC has released their 2012 football schedules. Conference play begins on Saturday, Sept. 1 when Miami travels to face Boston College. And in a prime-time Labor Day match-up, Georgia Tech travels to face Virginia Tech (Mon., Sept. 3; 8 p.m. ET; ESPN).

    Two ACC schools will participate in the 2012 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. NC State will take on Tennessee on Friday, Aug. 31 while Clemson will battle Auburn on Saturday, Sept. 1.