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Klark Kent
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re: Notre Dame to the ACC as a full member.. but NOT in Football

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USC
Navy
MSU
Purdue



that + 5 ACC schools.

geez, that could make for some really really bad years and possibly some good years depending on how they line up the ACC schools.



hiltacular
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Member since Jan 2011
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re: Notre Dame to the ACC as a full member.. but NOT in Football
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geez, that could make for some really really bad years and possibly some good years depending on how they line up the ACC schools.



They need to realign the atlantic/coastal conferences to begin with. It's already real messed up.
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hiltacular
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Member since Jan 2011
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re: Notre Dame to the ACC as a full member.. but NOT in Football
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geez, that could make for some really really bad years and possibly some good years depending on how they line up the ACC schools.



double
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Bunk Moreland
Michigan Fan
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Member since Dec 2010
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re: Notre Dame to the ACC as a full member.. but NOT in Football
I think B1G has nixed the nine game thing for now. If 8 games meant Michigan would get a better out of conference game, I would take it. But, I think Michigan is just going to schedule a patsy (I think that Pac 12 pact is dead for now). So, 4 games against the UMass/Central Mich. variety. The one good thing about a 9 game B1G is it makes things a bit more fair than 8. In 2013 and 2014, Sparty doesn't get OSU, Wiscy or PSU on the other side. PSU will suck, but that's a monster advantage to win the division.
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Zamoro10
Member since Jul 2008
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re: Notre Dame to the ACC as a full member.. but NOT in Football
Interesting quote from Brian Kelly, reminds me of the Rick Reilly article about placating ND and if the conferences really wanted to indirectly force them to choose a home, they could have done so but acquiesced because of ND's brand.

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I think if we wanted to give up our independent status, we would have probably already done that. With the shifting conferences in realignment, that would have already occurred. Once we were granted access to the BCS Championship Series, once we were able to have free access based upon where we ranked and we didn't have to be tied into a bowl, it kind of set us in the direction that we ended up today. I think that decision, as to whether we would be in a conference or independent, occurred back in the summer when we had access to the national championship game.


Read more: LINK


rocket31
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Member since Jan 2008
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re: Notre Dame to the ACC as a full member.. but NOT in Football
Jon Miller, prez NBC Sports: "The Fighting Irish have always had one of the most compelling home schedules in college football and today's development only adds to that interest"
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fastedLSU
LSU Fan
BR
Member since Sep 2007
3598 posts

re: Notre Dame to the ACC as a full member.. but NOT in Football
Just join a conference. ND is ridiculous.


Buckeye Fan 19
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Member since Dec 2007
35538 posts

re: Notre Dame to the ACC as a full member.. but NOT in Football
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Just join a conference. ND is ridiculous.



I find it funny people only complain about ND, but not schools like BYU or Army. Especially BYU, since they just LEFT a conference to become an independent. ND's been an independent forever, it's part of its core identity. It'd be like telling LSU to go join the Pac 12 and not complain about it or telling Alabama not to play Auburn ever again and not complain about it.


LSUcrawfish
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2007
3254 posts

re: Notre Dame to the ACC as a full member.. but NOT in Football
Notre Dame football is so 80's. ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ


Zamoro10
Member since Jul 2008
14743 posts

re: Notre Dame to the ACC as a full member.. but NOT in Football
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Notre Dame football is so 80's.


The 80's were a great decade of CFB.

Image: http://www.thesportssession.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/miaND.bmp




dukke v
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PLUTO
Member since Jul 2006
133149 posts

re: Notre Dame to the ACC as a full member.. but NOT in Football
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The 80's were a great decade of CFB.


I agree with this. Has nothing to do with the FACT that ND is really irrelevant in the GRAND scheme of things since then. Ratings wise they are great[NOT SURE WHY] BUT, I DIGRESS.The amount of quality football ND has put on the field the last 15 years is not that good at all. FACT. PROVE ME WRONG.


Zamoro10
Member since Jul 2008
14743 posts

re: Notre Dame to the ACC as a full member.. but NOT in Football
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PROVE ME WRONG


That's like saying...water is wet...PROVE ME WRONG!

ND has had decent to good teams since Holtz...but never elite since the late 80's/early 90's when Lou sold out...and got whatever players he wanted onto campus. Every ND fan knows the keys to becoming elite...you have to get dirty - depends if ND wants to go down that route again.


The Boat
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re: Notre Dame to the ACC as a full member.. but NOT in Football
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The amount of quality football ND has put on the field the last 15 years is not that good at all. FACT. PROVE ME WRONG.

Duke football sucks. PROVE ME WRONG.


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ZenFNmaster
LSU Fan
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Member since Nov 2007
957 posts

re: Notre Dame to the ACC as a full member.. but NOT in Football
How funny is that a USC fan is the one to say this ?


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KosmoCramer
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re: Notre Dame to the ACC as a full member.. but NOT in Football
ttt


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FightOn4ever
Southern Cal Fan
New Orleans
Member since Jun 2012
1503 posts

re: Notre Dame to the ACC as a full member.. but NOT in Football
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Then why not join, you pretentious d-bags????


ND is smart on this. One answer and one only:

$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$


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etm512
LSU Fan
Madisonville, LA
Member since Aug 2005
14479 posts

re: Notre Dame to the ACC as a full member.. but NOT in Football
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I find it funny people only complain about ND, but not schools like BYU or Army. Especially BYU, since they just LEFT a conference to become an independent. ND's been an independent forever, it's part of its core identity. It'd be like telling LSU to go join the Pac 12 and not complain about it or telling Alabama not to play Auburn ever again and not complain about it.


Serious question here: do all of the independents have the automatic BCS tie-in based on rank or is it just ND? That's the part that bothers me the most. If you're independednt you should all be treated the same

*not a knock on ND here if so (how could you?). I blame the BCS committee for this


hiltacular
Georgia Tech Fan
NYC
Member since Jan 2011
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re: Notre Dame to the ACC as a full member.. but NOT in Football
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*not a knock on ND here if so (how could you?)


I don't think anyone can rationally knock ND for what they do. I think almost every major program is extremely jealous of the system that ND has set themselves up to be in.

ETA I do think the BCS will eventually tell ND to F off and join a conference or they are losing the NCG tie-in.
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