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Statement from the ACC Council of Presidents on commitment to the ACC

by TigerNet Staff - Thursday, December 6, 2012 2:21 PM
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Statement from the ACC Council of Presidents:

“We, the undersigned presidents of the Atlantic Coast Conference, wish to express our commitment to preserve and protect the future of our outstanding league. We want to be clear that the speculation about ACC schools in negotiations or considering alternatives to the ACC are totally false. The presidents of the ACC are united in our commitment to a strong and enduring conference. The ACC has long been a leader in intercollegiate athletics, both academically and athletically, and the constitution of our existing and future member schools will maintain the ACC’s position as one of the nation’s premier conferences.”


Fr. William Leahy, Boston College

Mr. James Barker, Clemson University

Dr. Richard Brodhead, Duke University

Dr. Eric Barron, Florida State University

Dr. G.P. “Bud” Peterson, Georgia Institute of Technology

Dr. James Ramsey, University of Louisville

Dr. Donna Shalala, University of Miami

Dr. Holden Thorp, University of North Carolina

Dr. Randy Woodson, North Carolina State University

Fr. John Jenkins, University of Notre Dame

Dr. Mark Nordenberg, University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Nancy Cantor, Syracuse University

Dr. Teresa Sullivan, University of Virginia

Dr. Charles Steger, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Dr. Nathan Hatch, Wake Forest University
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Football Update: Statement from the ACC Council of Presidents on commitment to the ACC
B-Meist®
Re: Football Update: Statement from the ACC Council of Presidents on commitment to the ACC
billiamthird
Who sticks out on this list???
burnss®
i noticed that too. beat me to it***
easleytigr
Barker does have the terminal degree in his field. ******
Wookie
Not really.
wpowell
Yep, although he does have 2 or 3 honorary doctorates
TigerzzRoar®
Re: Who sticks out on this list???
zumaboy
Nor would I ever want to.
daj mi pivo
Re: Who sticks out on this list???
Orange T-Square
2 Fathers, 12 Doctors, and a Mister
BigDaddy®
Re: 2 Fathers, 12 Doctors, and a Mister
IBSWAMPFOX®
Yeah? What you saying?***
85_alumnus®
...walk into a bar...***
Injun Tiger
Re: ...walk into a bar...***
talegater
I pledge allegiance to the flag... ***
xtiger
Probably not worth the paper its written on...
gosmitty
and some thought there was a lot of butt hurt round here
deadsolidperfect
Lol. Nostradumbass says this is an act of desparation.
cutigersJD®
Football Update: Statement from the ACC Council of Presidents on commitment to the ACC
Tigerbro82
I think you may be wrong, Honorary is not an official Dr.
cuvatiger®
Tell that to Sam Walton or Bill Gates. Actions, not paper.***
SOLOS®
Wut?***
cuvatiger®
Think about genius.***
SOLOS®
So Barker is in the same class as these guys, lol. If that
cuvatiger®
Re: Football Update: Statement from the ACC Council of Presidents on commitment to the ACC
palmettoson
Interesting stuff going on
GWPTiger®
I guess you can count me as part of the minority
uproar84®
Agreed.... spot on***
85_alumnus®
I agree with all of this.
Wookie
What a complete load of crap....
BigCUFan®
What part of that is a complete load of crap?
soccerkrzy®
Well...
BigCUFan®
Oh .... but it is.....***
85_alumnus®
I'm sorry, are you blinded by only football? ACC is
soccerkrzy®
Too bad football is the only one that matters, genius.***
PioneerG
Football isn't the only one that matters, but....
BigCUFan®
They're talking about lacrosse, soccer, and field hockey
ClemsonOwns
and basketball and football....***
85_alumnus®
I can't wait until we get put of this conference.
ClemsonOwns
You're right
uproar84®
Add Louisville
soccerkrzy®
And Pitt***
85_alumnus®
Totally forgot about Louisville
uproar84®
It's the impatient ones that don't see college football is
soccerkrzy®
And I think the others will turn the corners soon.***
85_alumnus®
You do realize he said sports which the ACC is a definite
Tiger5
I'm pretty sure that blatant lie makes the document void***
GWPTiger®
Nice quote from Bear Bryant you have .....
85_alumnus®
complete load of crap from their propaganda machine***
Tigerfansince1972®
Im going to go throw up now***
PioneerG
Buyout now pegged to 100 years of ACC operating expenses.***
Louis_Cypher
blah blah blah...they are all committed until they have a
Tigerfansince1972®
Re: blah blah blah...they are all committed until they have a
uproar84®
it says at this exact moment in time we are committed
Tigerfansince1972®
Disagree... it's a definitive statement.***
85_alumnus®
if the SEC came with an open door to Clemson tomorrow
Tigerfansince1972®
Ain't gonna happen......***
85_alumnus®
exactly....we are committed because we don't have better
Tigerfansince1972®
Re: if the SEC came with an open door to Clemson tomorrow
uproar84®
Agreed***
85_alumnus®
it's essentially the only option
Tigerfansince1972®
What it means is that the member schools are working to....
85_alumnus®
I think everyone will work together but obviously ALL are
Tigerfansince1972®
Re: if the SEC came with an open door to Clemson tomorrow
Moosehead
Re: if the SEC came with an open door to Clemson tomorrow
Litefoot®
WHAT did you expect them to say. Better than all
Tiger5
Why make this statement and not sign a GOR?
ChickensHater
I just find it funny that the "premier league" has to have
IMORANGE
our conference reminds me of a celebrity couple with a
Tigerfansince1972®
Good move I guess and thanks President Barker. It
josephg®
I think what matters to the Presidents and BOT's/BOR's
85_alumnus®
This means the $50 million buyout requirement is meaningless
Generation4
Re: Football Update: Statement from the ACC Council of Presidents on commitment to the ACC
Dugatiger®


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