Category: ACC

  • 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.

  • Nevada may cancel 2013 football game at Florida State

    Kevin Kelley - June 8, 2012

    Florida State-NevadaNevada may cancel their 2013 football game against Florida State, FSU athletic director Randy Spetman said on Thursday.

    Florida State is currently slated to host Nevada at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee on Sept. 21, 2013. The game, which has been on the schedule since 2005, would be the first ever meeting between the two schools.

    If Nevada does cancel the game, Spetman says they would owe the Seminoles $600,000.

  • SEC to add Independence Bowl for 2012 and 2013 Seasons

    Kevin Kelley - June 5, 2012

    The SEC is set to add the AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl as a tie-in for the 2012 and 2013 seasons.

  • Virginia, Stanford schedule 2017-18 Home-and-home Football Series

    Kevin Kelley - May 25, 2012

    Scott StadiumThe Virginia Cavaliers have scheduled a 2017-18 home-and-home football series with the Stanford Cardinal, Virginia’s official website indicates.

    Virginia will host the series opener at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville on Sept. 9, 2017 while the final game will be played at Stanford Stadium on Sept. 8, 2018. The 2017 game will be the first ever meeting between these two schools.

  • What would a Florida State Big 12 Football Schedule look like?

    Kevin Kelley - May 15, 2012

    Florida State-OklahomaThere’s been a lot of talk the past few days about Florida State possibly being interested in leaving the ACC for the Big 12.

    Last week, Chip Brown wrote that the Seminoles should consider a move to the Big 12 for financial reasons. Saturday FSU Board of Trustees Chairman Andy Haggard openly blasted the new ACC television deal and said “…we would be in favor of seeing what the Big 12 might have to offer. We have to do what is in Florida State’s best interest.”

  • Florida State Future Football Schedules nearly complete through 2015

    Kevin Kelley - May 11, 2012

    Florida StateFlorida State’s future football schedules are nearly complete through the 2015 season after the Orlando Sentinel obtained information on a few new games this afternoon.

    The Seminoles will open the 2013 season at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee against the Wofford Terriers. FSU is 3-0 all-time against Wofford, but the two schools haven’t met since 1952.

  • 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.