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


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