ACC confirms no review or appeal of Smith's suspension


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’s first half suspension for next week’s Clemson game at Georgia Tech cannot be reviewed or overturned by the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Smith will miss the first half of next week’s Georgia Tech game after a fourth-quarter ‘targeting’ flag, and Smith was tossed after the hit he put on Wake tight end Cam Serigne. The third-down play also resulted in a personal foul and automatic first down. The play was reviewed, and despite angles that appeared to show a clean hit, the call was allowed to stand.

TigerNet spoke with an ACC official Friday morning who confirmed that the league can’t review or overturn the decision because of the NCAA rule that was instituted for the 2014 season. The league source said that conferences no longer have the ability to change the targeting call once it is upheld by replay officials. The 2014 rule change made it possible for in-game reviews but did away with reviews by league officials after the game.

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spacer FB Update: ACC confirms no review or appeal of Smith's suspension
TigerNet News
spacer What a shame. Disappointed the review official would have
Tiger2017®
spacer Re: What a shame. Disappointed the review official would have
jamesw1962
spacer Re: What a shame. Disappointed the review official would have
joeyrog1
spacer how about a comment on accountability?***
GeeVille Tiger
spacer Re: how about a comment on accountability? OK
74TIGER
spacer Yep ...
CUTiger1989®
spacer Paul Johnson is giddy over that one.
Chuckston T-Man
spacer The ACC Fix was in full-force last night and next Saturday.***
CUTiger1989®
spacer Yes, the ACC really wants GT to beat Clemson!!!!
TheProdigal
spacer Duke, assuming they win out and lose the ACCCG, would be
SOLOS®
spacer Ah, so the ACC really wants Duke in the Orange Bowl.
TheProdigal
spacer Tobacco Road Rigging.***
CUTiger1989®
spacer Yeah, they have been stacking the deck for Duke football
TheProdigal
spacer Actually, you just touched on our point. They haven't had
SOLOS®
spacer It's a North Carolina 'thing'... Besides, it's the rule.***
SOLOS®
spacer Thanks, I didn't know that was a rule.***
TheProdigal
spacer Re: Ah, so the ACC really wants Duke in the Orange Bowl.
joeyrog1
spacer Not so fast
silvavocati
spacer Re: FB Update: ACC confirms no review or appeal of Smith's suspension
Tigergrad2008
spacer #FREESMITH***
CU_Tiger_06
spacer This should be a teachable moment and they can tell us
Chuckston T-Man
spacer Re: This should be a teachable moment and they can tell us
Dugatiger®
spacer #reinstatesmith
Garverick
spacer Re: #reinstatesmith
Tigergrad2008
spacer +1.***
SOLOS®
spacer I'm like hillary, I wouldn't
paws77
spacer I beg to differ. Hillary knows a twit from a ####....***
Spud
spacer Re: I beg to differ. Hillary knows a twit from a ####....***
Dugatiger®
spacer Re: #reinstatesmith
ancientorange
spacer Re: #reinstatesmith
Dugatiger®
spacer Just wondering what would happen if we did
Bleedorange09
spacer Playing an ineligable player likely results in a forfeit
Chuckston T-Man
spacer North Carolin did it for 18 years. No problem......***
Spud
spacer Re: North Carolin did it for 18 years. No problem......***
Dugatiger®
spacer The head official should take the blame then
Tigermanlove22
spacer O.K. Well, in that case, whomever was in the replay booth
surroundedtiger
spacer Re: O.K. Well, in that case, whomever was in the replay booth
Dugatiger®
spacer The Big 10 reinstated Earnest Thomas after being ejected
camdentiger09®
spacer Re: The Big 10 reinstated Earnest Thomas after being ejected
tiggerz04®
spacer The Big 10 commissioner is the one who reinstated the kid...***
camdentiger09®
spacer Re: The Big 10 reinstated Earnest Thomas after being ejected
Dugatiger®
spacer Re: The Big 10 reinstated Earnest Thomas after being ejected
Mateopato®
spacer I don't see why that matters--the point is that they
think2x
spacer Ok, but
hleapha
spacer I think all replay reviews would fall under
TheProdigal
spacer Do you see why that's garbage in a case like this though?
hleapha
spacer So the NCAA passed a rule prohibiting conferences from
TheHill2
spacer That is not really true. The conference is not prohibited
TheProdigal
spacer Well, actually it is right. The conference is not allowed
TheHill2
spacer True, they are not allowed two opportunities to correct it.***
TheProdigal
spacer Or even one.
TheHill2
spacer Partner. Argue with an idiot and he will beat you with
Spud
spacer Can't admit they were wrong
rollcage
spacer Who was in the replay booth and how will they be handled?
cu1981fans
spacer SOCON overturned an ejection 2 weeks ago?
tigergrad98
spacer Re: SOCON overturned an ejection 2 weeks ago?
cutiger250
spacer 1 minute and 45 seconds
Country Gentleman®
spacer Since you know a little about said official how about a
Coothater®
spacer Address to contact The ACC..
BigClemsonFan®
spacer Re: Address to contact The ACC.. Thank you...
CUalum79ALLn65®
spacer Re: Address to contact The ACC..
NorCATiger®
spacer Will the league be issuing a formal apology?
lstroud
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Grrrrrrr
spacer I don't blame them for calling it on the field...
Tall_Tiger_Two
spacer That explanation is total crap. Last year there was a review
tigerpride98
spacer Shameful!
Dugatiger®
spacer Shameful!
Dugatiger®
spacer Someone MUST pay
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