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ACC announces 8 bowl slots for 2013

Posted May 6, 2013

Teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference will compete in a minimum eight postseason bowl games in the 2013 football season, with one additional conditional bowl bid, the conference announced on Monday.

All games will be televised by ESPN.

Assuming the ACC champion is not in the national championship game, that team will play in the Discover Orange Bowl, which will be played on Jan. 3, 2014, at 8 p.m. at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. 

ACC bowl slots are as follows:

Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman in Washington, D.C.
Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 2:30 p.m. ESPN

Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl in San Francisco (conditional)
Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 9:30 p.m. ESPN

Russell Athletic Bowl in Orlando
Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 6:45 p.m. ESPN

Belk Bowl in Charlotte
Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 3:20 p.m. ESPN

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl in Nashville
Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 3:15 p.m. ESPN

AdvoCare V100 Bowl in Shreveport, La.
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 12:30 p.m. ESPN

Hyundai Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 2 p.m. CBS

Chick-fil-A Bowl in Atlanta
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 8 p.m. ESPN

Discover Orange Bowl in Miami
Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 8 p.m. ESPN

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  • StunGunn May 7, 2013

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    Totally agree about keeping the Big Four together. So much history and tradition with rivalries should be kept intact.

  • jsp1267 May 6, 2013

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    Which unless they rule on Miami soon, will be good news for everyone.

  • cjw6105 May 6, 2013

    Bowl games will be changing each season. What I'm more interested in is a re-alignment of the ACC into 2 divisions that make more sense than the current ones. When Louisville joins next year, how about putting the Big Four into the same division so they can play each other once again every season? You could have the Big Four, Clemson, GT, FSU and Miami in one division and the remaining teams in the other division.

    Conference expansion has brought in faraway teams which have killed off many long-standing local rivalries, like Wake-UNC and Duke-State, and replaced them with games we care little about paying to see. I went once to BC and will not go back. Why can't I go to Durham every other year to see State vs Duke?

    As a lifetime season tickets holder for the Wolfpack, I simply will not continue to spend more money each season to see less of the local ACC rivals I want to see come to Carter-Finley.

    Somebody in the ACC ivory towers had better start to realize that fans will not continue to support home schedules, such as State's, which omit Duke football for 4 years and Duke basketball each season. And despite UNC and State being #1 and #5 in the nation in baseball, we get to see them play TWICE during a nearly 50-game regular season, thanks to stupid ACC rules which prohibit it.

    I honestly believe the day is coming when teams like the Wolfpack will finally realize that they'd be better off on their own instead of being held hostage by a conference that is controlled almost totally by ESPN puppets wearing light blue. They may be able to live off tv money for awhile, but when they can't sell out their stadiums anymore for conference games, then what?

  • VT1994Hokie May 6, 2013

    The top ACC teams still get an opportunity to get some of the top Bowls. That doesn't change.

  • DurhamDevil May 6, 2013

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    Agreed. Swofford has been invaluable to the ACC. But it has been at the expense of UNC's athletic program. Clearly, he has been missed in Chapel Hill.

  • dsalter May 6, 2013

    Some schools barely break even with the money they dish out, but it's an accomplishment that saves coaches' jobs and showcases the players, who could have been missed during the regular season.

  • StunGunn May 6, 2013

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    Who cares what the haters think. The Swoff has done a terrific job protecting the stability of the ACC with the Grant of Rights deal he pulled off. The ACC was ripe for poaching until the Swoff made that deal.

  • StunGunn May 6, 2013

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    You're exactly right, and as you and Ken pointed out, the extra practice is invaluable to coaches, and the players, and the exposure is great for the players and the programs.

  • VT1994Hokie May 6, 2013

    The ACC teams have always earned a Bowl game since I've been keeping up.

  • monkeyboy May 6, 2013

    "Cue: hatred and resentment of the Swoff
    Cue: hatred and bitterness toward the Flagship

    In 3....2....1.... " - daviepoplar85

    i can't say much about people's attitude toward swofford, but i really don't think there's all that much animosity directed toward virginia tech. still, i do appreciate your designating vt as the flagship university of the acc. as they say, the truth will out - thanks for the respect!!

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  • ACC: Wake Forest at Duke

    Wednesday at 8:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • ACC: Syracuse at NC State

    Saturday at 12:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • SEC: Florida at Kentucky

    Saturday at 2:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Pac 12: Stanford at Arizona

    Saturday at 4:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • ACC: NC State at Clemson

    Tomorrow at 9:00 pm on WRAL-FM

  • ACC: Duke vs. Wake Forest

    Wednesday at 8:00 pm on 620am

  • Big Ten: Wisconsin at Minnesota

    Thursday at 7:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • NBA: Dallas at Portland

    Thursday at 9:30 pm on 99.9 The Fan

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