ACC is not dependent on FSU, but what is the future???
Originally Posted by baxao
ACC surrendered all third tier television rights for football to ESPN/ABC but kept them for men's basketball. That arrangement will likely result in substantial revenue for schools with a strong basketball following like North Carolina and Duke.On the other hand, it will do very little for schools with a more traditional football following like FSU, Clemson, Virginia Tech and Miami.
I think he future is suite of elite private schools, or it crumbles too. clemson and FSU, gone, big 10 picks off the aau schools, 4 of the six, pitt, md, va, unc, duke gt, and the other two scramble to see if SEC will take them (from remaining AAU teams not selected and VT NC state, Wake, BC, Syracuse and the rest huddle with the left overs to form a new conference, (UCONN, Rutgers Temple Louisville, Cincinnati, South Fla, central Fla, memphis) and they go no where and the only teams really allowed to play in the national championship is SEC, Big 12 Big 10 and Pac 10. case closed. This time VT will have not governor to help them. (and the possibility will be UVA in the Big 10, along with UNC and MD, WV in Big 12 and NC State and remaining ACC school in the SEC and VT the next louisville.
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