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  1. ACC commissioner John Swofford believes Power Five autonomy vote ...

    Andrea Adelson

    ACC commissioner John Swofford is confident a proposal granting the Power Five conferences more autonomy will pass when it comes up for a vote next month.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2014
  2. ACC's lunchtime links

    Andrea Adelson

    Now that Louisville, Maryland and Rutgers have officially joined their new conference homes, we can only hope realignment is over for a good long while. That, however, did not stop our friends over at the SEC blog from dreaming about future expans...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  3. SEC transfers can help Louisville close gap

    Andrea Adelson

    Louisville coach Bobby Petrino and his staff have the SEC pedigree. Now they are filling the roster with much of the same. The Cardinals could potentially add a fourth SEC transfer to the mix. Safety Tray Matthews was dismissed from Georgia on Tue...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  4. Clemson-Georgia game time announced

    Andrea Adelson

    Clemson will kick off the season at Georgia on Aug. 30 at 5:30 p.m. ET on ESPN, the SEC and network announced Friday. This will be the second consecutive year Clemson and Georgia open the season against each other. Last year, the Tigers beat the B...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  5. No ACC discussion to quit playing FCS

    Andrea Adelson

    Florida coach Will Muschamp made big headlines during Day 1 of the SEC meetings when he said he would rather not play FCS opponents anymore. Alabama coach Nick Saban agreed, sparking renewed debate about the place of FCS games in major college foo...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  6. Orlando as next neutral-site destination?

    Andrea Adelson

    Orlando used to be a player in neutral-site college football games, until its stadium turned into a dilapidated mess. But now that extensive renovations have gotten underway, Orlando could be the next "en vogue" town in the neutral-site business. ...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  7. ACC mailblog

    Andrea Adelson

    Let's dig into the mailbag. rtXC in Denison, Texas, writes: Hey AA, love the blog! After the SEC's "groundbreaking" announcement to stay at eight conference games and have each of its teams play one team from the Power 5, would you like to see the...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  8. Syracuse Orange, LSU Tigers to play home-and-home series starting...

    Andrea Adelson

    The Syracuse Orange and LSU Tigers will play a home-and-home series beginning in 2015, the schools announced Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  9. How does Atlantic compare to SEC West?

    Andrea Adelson

    Louisville coach Bobby Petrino has experience coaching in the most difficult division in all of college football. So he is the perfect person to answer this question: How does the Atlantic Division compare to the SEC West? "It compares, the sty...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  10. Best coach of BCS era: Nick Saban

    Andrea Adelson

    There are coaches with more BCS appearances than Nick Saban. There are coaches with better BCS winning percentages than Nick Saban. But there is nobody with more BCS national championships than Saban. That is why he is the best coach in the BCS...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  11. ACC performance hasn't really changed

    Andrea Adelson

    Ah, the good ol' days. When the winnin' was easy. You know. October. Yes, back in October the ACC had three unbeaten Top 10 teams, big wins over top-tier SEC opponents and a No. 3 ranking in the ESPN Stats & Information conference power ran...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  12. ACC in the conference Power Rankings

    Andrea Adelson

    The ACC is slowly dropping in the ESPN Stats & Information conference Power Rankings. For two straight weeks, the ACC has found itself No. 4, behind the SEC, Pac-12 and now the Big 12. Though these conference Power Rankings do not factor into ...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  13. ACC second-half preview

    Andrea Adelson

    The ACC passed its first-half test. Now it has to ace the second half. We have seen what the ACC can do when its power teams are relevant: beat the SEC, climb into the top 10, improve its conference rank and force everybody across the nation to pa...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  14. ACC Friday mailblog

    Andrea Adelson

    I got mail. Brett in Miami writes: "ACC-SEC perception still skewed." One of the best articles on ESPN in a long time. I couldn't figure out why Georgia was praised for having to mount a comeback against a poor Tennessee team. Miami, on the other ...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  15. ACC-SEC perception still skewed

    Andrea Adelson

    There is no doubt the ACC has made great progress already this season. The first ESPN Stats & Information conference power rankings provide the proof. The ACC ranks third behind the SEC and Pac-12 in the first installment, thanks to four ranke...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  16. Davis' three TDs rally South Carolina to win

    Andrea Adelson

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- There were no revved up halftime speeches, no dire statements, no panic. No. 12 South Carolina trailed UCF 10-0, but the Gamecocks felt confident they had the perfect game plan for the second half. Line up in the I-formation and t...

    Blog | September 28, 2013