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VTHokie2000

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If the ACC was to go down this road and public state which games


it consider a "must," then it would probably only say 3.

1. The South's Oldest Rivalry - the ACC doesn't want to give up having a leg over the SEC in terms of having the longest continuous conference rivalry in the southeast.

2. FSU-Da U Game - shows the importance of FL to the league

3. - Clemson-FSU Game - right now the ACC's only SEC-caliber game.

However, the more realistic scenario would probably asking each school for a list of games that it considers to be a "must." Then figure out a common number that would apply to all schools (since the ACC sees itself as being equals). Most likely that number would be 3 or 4 because of the NC schools. 3 would allow the NC schools to play 2 other NC schools every year plus 1 non-NC school. 4 would allow the NC schools to play each other every year plus keep the "South's Oldest Rivalry" and the "Textile Bowl" as annual conference games. The only issue with 4 games is I am not sure the other schools could come up with at least 3 "must" games to keep the "forced" games down to only 1. So most would probably end up with 2 or 3 "forced" games.

(In response to this post by Maroon Baboon)

Posted: 07/16/2017 at 3:11PM



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Current Thread:
  Be there -- Millpoint 07/14/2017 6:33PM
  All those you mentioned are Arkansas fans. ** -- Old Line Hokie 07/14/2017 7:13PM
  Clemson and maybe VT have 3 too -- VTHokie2000 07/14/2017 2:02PM
  The list needs to be short. Here's mine. -- Maroon Baboon 07/14/2017 9:49PM
  My opinion -- Millpoint 07/14/2017 09:05AM

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