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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Notre Dame Joins The ACC, Football Team Will Play 5 Games Annually Against ACC Opponents

Huge addition for the ACC Conference as Notre Dame will join the conference in all sports except football and hockey. The hockey team will join the Hockey East. The football team will remain independent but will play 5 games annually against ACC opponents. This year they already have 4 ACC opponents in Miami, Boston College, Wake Forest, and Pitt. The Big Ten meanwhile is sitting in the corner crying while sucking their thumb.

Personally I think this is a great move for Notre Dame. They join a power basketball conference while opening more doors down South for recruits. They get to keep all of their revenues in football while playing a national schedule. Athletic director Jack Swarbrick made the right move. It should be interesting to see how the bowl game scenarios play out.