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This post was edited by TERPTIME1 22 months ago
Will play 5 games in football vs ACC annually
"@mcmurphyespn: Notre Dame will join ACC as full member w/exception of football. ND will play 5 football games annually vs. ACC,... "
"@mcmurphyespn: Notre Dame will join ACC as soon as it exits Big East. BE requires 27 months notice, but Irish could negotiate earlier exit "
Press release - http://www.theacc.com/genrel/091212aaa.html
This post was edited by MocoLunchbox 22 months ago
I'm really surprised the ACC accepted them joining without football. Opinions on this board and among friends seemed to be only full participation would be accepted.
Don't like unless it's a clear interim step to full football membership. What's the term of the current ACC TV deal? Maybe NBC up ante for full ACC package w/ Notre Dame at some point and creates an ACCNBC channel.
I used to feel that way but it doesn't hurt. Brings academic prestige of Notre Dame plus their other sports fit nicely with the ACC. Good basketball, lacrosse, etc...
How does this impact the TV contract?
"In the Spirit of the Pack"
I don't like it. They shouldn't get special treatment. Eff the ACC.
Also, goodbye to any thoughts of Maryland joining the Big 10
"The ACC also announced that it has raised the exit fee for any program that wants to depart the conference to three times the annual operating budget, or more than $50 million."
The ACC announces that Notre Dame will join the conference in all sports except football and hockey.
This post was edited by oscarmadison 22 months ago
Wasnt partial membership (granted it was a much bigger scale) partially cause the demise of the big east? I guess that was because of all the Georgetown, SHU, Nova bball only schools.
This bothers me more. Fuck the ACC and those inbred hillbillies in Charlotte. We should be in the Big 10.
While I may be in the minority with most posters on this board, I think this is a great move for the ACC on many levels. Here's an article from the South Bend Tribune.
Hopefully this link works better . . . . .
SORRY FOLKS, BUT THE LINK DOESN'T SEEM TO WANT TO COOPERATE. JUST GO TO . . . .
www.southbendtribune.com and you see the headline.
This post has been edited 2 times, most recently by OdessaTerp 22 months ago
This is like getting a girlfriend just for the conversations; no sex.
I can't wait to see a 6-6 Notre Dame go the the Chick-fil-A bowl over the 9-3* Terps.
* post-Edsall era.
The move to the ACC won't affect Notre Dame's longstanding partnership with NBC Sports. The change in affiliation is "essentially revenue neutral," Swarbrick said. "Financial implications were not a motivation."
Revenue neutral for ND, but what about for the Terps?
clearly ND had the leverage in this deal. i doubt they were beggin us to join, probably the other way around. As much as i hate ND and dont think they deserve to be, they are a bigger brand than the ACC.
Would the long term plan to eventually add ND for Football, and then pull in another school for balanced schedule? Who would that be? UCONN, Rutgers?
Are football details known? I wonder if they can compete for a football championship with the mini-schedule (I hope not.) I wonder if losses to ND will count in conference standings.
I'd be happier with us talking to/adding PSU.
Even with them down they still draw 100K plus attendance and they would be an excellent addition from both revenue generation and regional rivals perspectives.
No chance either of those last two things are true. They're still independent, they just have to schedule at least 5 games a year with ACC teams.
eamhokie94: Is your name Nazi in pig Latin?
On a side note, with the additions of Notre Dame and Syracuse to Maryland, Duke, UNC and UVa. in lacrosse, does the ACC Tournament get renamed the NCAA Tournament?
What's their TV market?
I'm guessing ND is a major draw in most major markets on the east coast as well as Chicago. Probably everywhere, in fact.
I don't like the half-assed football bit either, but over time ND will become associated with the ACC even if the football status remains the same (and I'd hope it would become a full member over time). And as much as I hate ND, that's big for us. In addition to which, in this landscape you're either moving up or in danger of evaporating. This tells me the ACC isn't going anywhere, and that's not been a certainty with all the rumors lately.
Does this trigger the ESPN renegotiation clause?
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