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On 11/29/2023 at 7:27 PM, SMU2006 said:

Adding SMU/CAL/Stanford solves a lot of problems for the ACC.  

1) More revenue for the legacy schools to the tune of roughly $65m over the next five years.

2) By expanding to 18 members (including Notre Dame's full vote) it protects the league from possible Big 10 or SEC expansion.  The existing media rights deal allowed ESPN to renegotiate the terms if the league's membership fell below 15 members.  It only further validates the ACC's Grant of Rights.

3) All three of the new additions fit the ACC's model of strong athletics and academics.  

4) With the creation of the performance pool the conference is allowing for teams like Florida State, Clemson, UNC, etc. to earn the money they are seeking from the Big 10/SEC.

 

If you look at it objectively expansion was a necessity for the ACC.  Look what just happened to the PAC-12.  You can either expand and get out ahead of potential changes before they happen or you risk being picked to shreds.  It also keeps the ACC firmly in front of the Big 12 from a brands/market perspective now that Texas and OU are out.  

You’re drunk. Again, outside of UP, SMU doesn’t create a stir. Your academics are nowhere near the likes of Stanford’s. 

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On 12/2/2023 at 9:35 AM, UNTLifer said:

You’re drunk. Again, outside of UP, SMU doesn’t create a stir. Your academics are nowhere near the likes of Stanford’s. 

SMU's academic profile is right smack in the middle of the ACC.

No one that plays D1A football has academics on par with Stanford.  They are an outlier.  Syracuse, Wake, Miami, FSU, NC State, VA Tech, and Clemson are all absolutely academic peer institutions to SMU.

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