Bowden: ACC Football has not upheld their end of the bargain


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Former Clemson head coach Tommy Bowden stopped by a Charlotte radio station to discuss ACC football.

“There is reason for concern from a perception standpoint. Perception has a lot to do with recruiting. Recruiting is the name of the game. The ACC, from a perception standpoint nationally, has kind of slipped to that fifth slot behind the SEC, Big 12, Pac-12 and Big 10. They have a lot of soul searching to do from a credibility standpoint, marketing standpoint, and doing something credible on the field. But I think there should be concern because the ramifications will filter down in the recruiting process and maybe continue to create some separation between the other four and maybe the Big East. “

“I think football has not upheld their end of the bargain so you are looking somewhere to throw blame so you push it up to the commissioner John Swofford and their philosophies. “

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spacer Football Update: Bowden: ACC Football has not upheld their end of the bargain
B-Meist®
spacer hammer meet nail***
deltapercy
spacer If there's one person who has no room to talk it's TB
Drobins
spacer Re: If there's one person who has no room to talk it's TB
grover173
spacer Sounded more like he was defending the man to me***
Drobins
spacer exactly. bowden is actually saying that we're scapegoating
tigerinkvillenc
spacer Me too***
MackDaddy®
spacer On second read I'm forced to agree
grover173
spacer Re: If there's one person who has no room to talk it's TB
withasigh®
spacer Duh!! He has NOTHING to do with the ACC and their
Tiger5
spacer using many resources to lay the groundwork for what's coming***
york_tiger
spacer Thanks York. How do you think ESPN likes this?
AThomas®
spacer He is talking about himself.***
TigerGrad'93
spacer Well hello there
CUTigerDave®
spacer Re: Football Update: Bowden: ACC Football has not upheld their end of the bargain
Brad W
spacer When he said this profound statement, was his lip quivering?***
GWPTiger®
spacer no. but he was down on one knee nibbling grass.***
tigerinkvillenc
spacer And his father is probably the main reason.***
josephg®
spacer Thank you Tommy. He is saying things that needs to be
Tiger5
spacer Captain Hindsight
Brooster
spacer Why is Tommy Bowden suddenly an expert on the ACC?
TigerD4Him
spacer Thank you Mr. Bowden for setting the standard...
Memphis Tiger
spacer More opinions from more Bowdens
74TIGER
spacer Deer TB: You Don't Have A Job Because of Failing.....
CU_Tigers4life®
spacer at least he could beat USC
74TIGER
spacer True..But they really were bad....***
CU_Tigers4life®
spacer He's right, unfortunately
hleapha
spacer Re: Football Update: Bowden: ACC Football has not upheld their end of the bargain
jax23
spacer Are you saying he is wrong? What you said is irrelavant
hleapha
spacer He is part of the premise and didn't acknowledge his own...
tigerking79
spacer Re: Football Update: Bowden: ACC Football has not upheld their end of the bargain
DBrittsRKm
spacer Re: Football Update: Bowden: ACC Football has not upheld their end of the bargain
SCtigergrad78
spacer In other news, Hitler says Germany has an image problem.***
deleted
spacer Ol' Tommy knows about bargains . . .
El Tigre'
spacer Did John Swofford give up 70 points in the OB
Bookmaker03
spacer And Mike Slive wasn't responsible for the 39 point thrashing
deleted
spacer and we're not blaming him for either
Bookmaker03
spacer Boling, we're not blaming Swofford for our (CU's) woes.
deleted
spacer how's he doing that
Bookmaker03
spacer Re: how's he doing that
clemtiger117
spacer Common sense. Toogie never has had any of that.***
deleted
spacer No one's blaming Swofford for football losses......
tigrjm76®
spacer Would you explain to this guy that we are not the same
Toogie
spacer Re: Would you explain to this guy that we are not the same
Bookmaker03
spacer You brought up the OB which had nothing to do with the topic
Drobins
spacer Here's a credible response. You have to be a moron, and
Swarley
spacer You need help, Boling.***
deleted
spacer he failed to mention where he was apart of why that bargain
tigerking79
spacer Re: Football Update: Bowden: ACC Football has not upheld their end of the bargain
leftie
spacer I'm guessing it's winning the big games.***
gorillawalk
spacer I heard that interview yesterday and almost got sick to my
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