ACC Expects Schedule Decision This Week
Leaders in theACC are in meetings Monday to try to get closer to deciding the conference schedule. Several reports are speculating that the conference will stick with an 8-game conference schedule, just as the SEC decided on.
Swofford announces recommendation to play 8 #ACC games + 1 vs group of 5 or ND, starting in '17. Sending to business session for approval
ACC Football (@theACCfootball) May 12, 2014
No decision has been made yet, but we can expect one soon.
ACC sked just a recommendation. Expected to be approved by FARs later in the week. Dennis Dodd (@dennisdoddcbs) May 12, 2014
ACCs Swofford said it hasnt been determined if BYU, Army, Navy count as non-conference Power 5 opponent
Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) May 12, 2014
According to College Football Talk, Florida State and Clemson favor the eight-game schedule, and since both schools are the most post powerful in the conference, they should have a strong influence when a vote on the schedule is held this week.
Just spoke to Jimbo. On staying at 8 conference games: "i think it's a good idea because it gives you some freedom with your scheduling."— Jeff Fischel (@JeffFischel) May 12, 2014
Swofford: Eliminating FCS games was discussed, but there's no new recommendation on that.— Jeff Fischel (@JeffFischel) May 12, 2014