ACC Football Daily Links — ACC Not Planning to Expand Beyond New 15-Team Format

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Monday through Friday each week, we compile the best links on ACC football from around the web.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

ACC Not Planning to Expand Beyond New 15-Team Format (Associated Press)

The Atlantic Coast Conference is now a 15-team league – and it might just stay that way for a while. After Commissioner John Swofford welcomed Pittsburgh, Syracuse and Notre Dame to the ACC at a news conference at the NASDAQ stock exchange in Manhattan, he said that further expansion isn’t on the agenda. “It’s not a topic of conversation for us right now,” he said…

Mascots Take Manhattan as ACC Officially Expands to 15 (Fox Sports Carolinas)

Ah, remember the days when this logo existed?  The ACC, at its inception, was a seven-team league. When representatives from the schools sat around a table at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro in 1953, they probably could never have imagined the league would more than double in size at some point. But here we are…

Old ACC vs. New ACC (WRAL Sports)

It was a grand setting in New York City for the ACC to lay out a welcome mat for Syracuse, Pittsburgh and Notre Dame. But while the league toasted its new arrivals with lobster, many are left with a bad taste in their mouths over the ACC’s most recent expansion. “Eight is the perfect number for a conference,” commented a reader of one of our ACC stories on WRALSportsFan.com…

“Welcoming” Syracuse to the ACC: Reasons to Dislike the Orange (BC Interruption)

On Monday, the Atlantic Coast Conference officially added Syracuse, Pittsburgh and Notre Dame to create a 15 team league. Of the Eagles’ three new conference mates, you only need to familiarize yourself with one of them: Syracuse University. Appreciating that there’s now nearly a decade’s worth of Boston College and Syracuse grads that may not be familiar with one another, I figured this was as good a time as any to get reacquainted…

So You Want to Be an ACC Fan… (ESPN’s ACC Blog)

So you want to be an ACC fan, do ya? Ok, Pitt and Syracuse, it begins today. Welcome to the conference. Bienvenidos a Miami. Today you become official members of the ACC, and we’re here to help you look like you know where you’re going and what you’re doing this fall…

Making a Case for Pitt’s ACC Rival (Cardiac Hill)

The idea of finding Pitt football a new rival in the ACC has been talked about many times, even on this site. Everyone has their hopes and wishes, but quite frankly, Pitt probably isn’t going to have that “rival” in the ACC anytime soon. There isn’t a Penn State. There isn’t a West Virginia. Notre Dame isn’t an option for many reasons, one being that they already have about a half dozen other “rivals”…

The Rivalry Between Wake Forest and Boston College Finally Gets Real (Blogger So Dear)

The Hatfields and McCoys. Palmer and Nicklaus. Army and Navy. The equivalent of a day care slap fight- all of them. Especially when compared to The Rivalry between Wake Forest and Boston College. There is nothing more combustible and filled with vitriol like athletic competition between the Demon Deacons and Eagles…

Today’s Featured Music Mascot Bowling Clip:

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