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ACC Signs 12-Year Deal With Orange Bowl PDF Print
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Tuesday, 03 July 2012 11:15

The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced a 12-year agreement with the Orange Bowl beginning in 2014. Details on the opponent and broadcast partner will be released at a later date. The ACC has sent its champion to the South Florida-based bowl every year since 2006, and this announcement means that relationship will continue when the Bowl

Subdivision makes the switch to a four-team playoff in two years. The Orange Bowl will be played annually at 1 p.m. on Jan. 1, and the ACC anticipates the Orange Bowl hosting at least four semifinal games. If the ACC champion makes the playoffs, another ACC team will play in the Orange Bowl. The ACC becomes the fifth major conference to announce a tie with a bowl that expects to be part of the pool of six bowls from which two semifinal sites will rotate. The Big 12 and Southeastern Conference are creating the Champions Bowl for their representatives, while the Big Ten and Pac-12 are committed to the Rose Bowl.


SoCon Announces Football Media Day

The Southern Conference Football Media Day, Thursday, July 26, in Spartanburg, S.C., at the Spartanburg Marriott. All nine Southern Conference football head coaches and select student-athletes will be on hand. The Southern Conference will host an in-person Football Media Day on Thursday, July 26.  Members of the media will be available to meet with representatives from all nine Southern Conference football programs following a kick-off luncheon. 


Media Schedule:


11:00 a.m. – Media Work Room Available (Dogwood)
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Kickoff Luncheon (Azalea Ballroom B)
1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Media Interviews with Head Coaches and Student-Athletes (Azalea Ballroom A)
6:00 p.m. – Media Work Room Closes (Dogwood) 


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