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ACC's plan once Pittsburgh, Syracuse join bumps conference schedule up to 9 games in football

Hurricanes fans can say good-bye to a fourth non-conference game once former Big East partners Syracuse and Pittsburgh join the ACC.

ACC Commissioner John Swofford announced Friday the future scheduling formats once the league expands to 14 teams and instead of playing eight conference games in football, every team will now play nine.

The format will consist of each team playing all six teams in its division each year, plus its primary crossover partner (in UM's case Florida State) each year and two rotating opponents from the opposite division.

Pittsburgh, which will join UM in the Coastal Division, will be Syracuse's cross over opponent.

Here's how the divisions will look in football:

> Atlantic: Clemson, Florida State, Wake Forest, N.C. State, Boston College, Maryland and Syracuse.

> Coastal: Miami, Virginia Tech, Virginia, Georgia Tech, North Carolina, Duke and Pittsburgh.

> When it comes to hoops, the ACC has already employed an 18-game conference schedule that will begin next year.

When Pitt and Syracuse join, each school will have one primary partner (Boston College and Syracuse; Clemson and Georgia Tech; Duke and North Carolina; Florida State and Miami; Maryland and Pitt; NC State and Wake Forest; Virginia and Virginia Tech).

The scheduling model will be based on a three-year cycle during which teams will play every league opponent at least once with the primary partners playing home and away annually while the other 12 rotate in groups of four. The format allows each program to see opponents with more regularity and creates an increase in competitive balance throughout the teams.

All 14 league members will continue to automatically qualify for the conference tournaments. Tournament formats will be announced at a later date.

> In other sports, all teams will continue to play each conference team at least once during the regular season -- except baseball, which is the only exception as they currently don't play all conference opponents.

The league will continue to sponsor an ACC Championship event in all sports except volleyball, which will continue to recognize its champion from regular-season play.

The conference will now sponsor an ACC Championship in the sport of gymnastics. There are currently three institutions that sponsor gymnastics (Maryland, North Carolina and NC State) and with the addition of Pitt, the ACC will have four programs, the necessary number in the league's bylaws to host a conference championship. The ACC previously sponsored a conference championship in gymnastics in 1984.

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I would expect that a university graduate would not be confused by a two syllable word. Of course, if that university is UTrailer, I can see how. Ever feel you wasted 7 years of undergrad and your diploma is worthless?

I will try and dumb it down to what Gatr garbage can understand. One syllable words like trash.

seriously gator trayler trash? You are comparing a hillbilly town of 30,000 people, not including the diploma mill of 50,000 with an international, cosmopolitan diverse city of 500,000? Seriously? YOUhave answered all of our questions and proved our points. That necks like you and all the gator fan base are dumber than water hicks. Youargue non points and despite the fact that we OWN YOU, you still come on here.

WE OWN YOU, So ok, go back to cheering for the SEC. thats all you have left

seriously gator trayler trash?

yes, U are

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yes seriously

seriously gator trayler trash?


was a good year

hola Art


halftime tomorrow

Posted by: NJshoreCane

pretty mUch says it all

Nightly.
Hola Arty. Come see. Soldy.

Couple of facts, born in South Florida, raised in South Florida, live in South Florida. ot exactly a redneck. However, you like many Hurricane fans probably couldn't find the UM campus on a map.

Wow Gatr Douche Sam. Want a medal? What does that have to do with holding a degree from UTrailer yet feeling threatened by a word any high-schooler of average intellect could grasp?

Your diploma is worthless if you hold any show of intelligence in contempt. That is why UTrailer is failing in its academic mission. It is just a bloated football factory masquerading as a university. You are proof.

And that argument of having to attend a school in order to be a fan still makes no sense. Logically, no one under 18 could then be a fan of any college. Typical Gatr nonsense.

An ACC title. It will be a looooooooooong time.

6-6, Way to go Cane garbage. That surely is something to brag about on a Cane board.

Either that or the mold found at most Miam1 restaurants.

Wake me the next time Cane Trash wins anything

If you had that MDCC diploma it would be worthless, but you aint got squat, maggot. You hold any show of intelligence in contempt. That is why Miami is failing in its academic mission. It has a terrible athletic program masquerading as a university.
You are proof cane maggot.

We are the canes
We will play Syracuse and Pitt
Better than any SEC east team I heard someone say
We call them Gators names
Trash, maggot, garbage, trailer
We sure showed them
Will the Cuse be our next BC
They do play good basketball
We got Tracy on one side and Golden on the other
Shut down them receivers
Now we need someone to tackle
Can't wait for the Spring game you know
We are the canes
Our "great" and "competitive" conference just got a lot stronger
Maybe in basketball
Now maybe the ACC can have a championship game
They do?.........
A cane fan had no idea, imagine that
BCS?? What is that?
Bring back the Time Machine, things are so complicated now

Here's another thingGator garbage: Cortez Kennedy= Hall of Famer. And before long ray Lewis= HOF, Ed Reed= HOF. Timmy Tebow= Forgotten. Brandon Spikes= At Raiford. Aaron Hernandez= Picking tomatoes in Immokallee.

10 years. Your garbage heap of a school is still our b-yctch/

We own you sallies.

Good day/a55 --holes

NJShore,
Thank you. It is good to talk some football on this blog every now and then, right?

Seems to me that FSU is a bigger rival for us than UF, although all are in the recruiting battle for Florida players as well as champion of the state of Florida.

We shall see if FSU, with a load of talent, and UF, with 5 stars at QB etc., their own stadiums and good fan support can receive the coaching they need to play to their potential. That will be the key issue going forward.

And we shall see if Coach Golden and a loyal staff can take a young team and compete for the Coastal Division title. That is a realistic first goal, no?

"We call them Gators names
Trash, maggot, garbage, trailer"

Ummmm, they aren't just names. They define you. They are well-established facts. We could have added ignorant but that is piling on. The point is made.

So dont brush it off as simply name-calling. They are the essence of the Gatr garbage.

Miami and Florida SUCK! Once again FSU dominates in recruiting. 2014 The rise of Seminole Nation.....FEAR THE SPEAR!

seminole- you all have been saying that longer than cane fans. Stay humble my friend. ranked #5 last year in the preseason thanks to the ESPN jock sniffers, and you didnt even come close to sniffing the top ten.

Congratulations to My man Cortez Kennedy. THAT is the kind of DT presence that we need. Not that soft overrated, slow and lazy Forston-like DT

Yo, Cane Trash, the ACC suuuuuucks.

It's now been 10 years since Cane maggot won anything. Tired yet? Next year's track team will feature no track athletes so whachagonnado?

Send out Morris and the freshmen and Golden as the three-headed monster? HORRIBLE

Run behind that sieve of an O-Line? HORRIBLE

Throw to the non-existent receivers? HORRIBLE


Yep, things sure look bright in caneville. And once the NCAA finishes gutting the program, you will look back fondly on the Shannon years.

But hey, Goldencrap is a fine choice. BWWAHAHAHAAHHAHA.

5>3>2 first it was the pro bowl, now it's the HOF. Is that all you have left to cheer about maggot?
Get on your time machine and bring back those hall of famers dolt, cause you've been stinkin' for a decade now fool.
Ignorant and delUsional are not enough to describe you clUcks.
So dont brush it off as simply name-calling. They are the essence of the Cane garbage.
Reward mediocrity, typical cane trash don't know any better.
scUMbag U pumps out garbage 7K at a time

Errrr, Gatr Trash has sucked for 96 out of the last 100 years.

Gatr Trash has sucked for the first 2 of the next 100 years so you have 98 to go.

Nice job, Gatr Trailer Trash. Academically, you are following in your football footsteps.

I thought the Plumlee brothers were te biggest douchebags in college hoops.

Then I saw the Gatr maggots play.

Miami beats Duke!!!!

Gatr Trash beats up on the weak SEC teams. Outside of UK, nothing. But Gatr Trash Nation pounds it's chest.

What a collective bunch of insecure maggots.

at the spa

Gator trash get off your sister.

Gator trash, your trailer payment is up.

What do you haveto root for, you piece of subhuman waste?

Beating furman?

Cortez kennedy is a hall of famer
Miami beats number 5 duke
At least 1 former cane will have a sb ring. Possibly 3.

Its a good weekend

Tu..rds instead can celebrate their victory over furman

in all serioUsness ...

In all seriousness-

1996-1875= 121 years of mediocrity
2006-1996- add another ten
Thats 131

versus

1983-1926= 57
add another ten according to you
Thats 67

UF= 131 years of mediocrity
UM= 67

U lose again. Any which way you look at it. I'd be embarassed if I attended a 50,000 student state school with all that money and suckd this bad.
And had nothing to root for other than womens field hockey. So congratulations for your women's field hockey team./

Let's assume the Canes suck, ignorant Gatr Trash.

Do they suck when they are pounding the Gatr garbage? Do they suck when they own them 3-1 over the past decade? If so, how do you describe the Gatr Trash? Suck worse? Suck like your mommy on a Saturday night in 441?

Guys, he ws just riled up because Hernandez dropped the gamewinning touchdown, after it got smacked away by a Cane.

His nightmare scenario came true.

LOL at him, since we cannot reason with him.

woke up this morning, and Alachua County is still the poorest in the state, the townies still have a meth problem, and UF fans are still posting on a Canes blog

woke up this morning, Miami was ranked nationally as the most "miserable city" in the nation, The UM dorms still have steel security gates on them, and UM hadn't won a bowl game in longer than anyone can remember.

There is almost no experience on the depth chart. 2012 is GUARANTEED to be a LOSING season.

Go kill yourself, Pig.

/s/

Arty

WAr Eagle? ha hahahahah ahahah. CAm Newton sez, he still hasn't gotten his payment yet.

By the way Auburn- you are Bama's beetches. Just like florida is our beetch

War Eagle what a great experience just waking up can be..

Have you ever visited "the Gables", "the Grove"South Beach" and I could go on..au contraire Miami has been a hit since "Miami Vice " days..

I do detect a sense of envy here. We don't have Wars and Eagles here all we have are beautiful beaches, hot women, and sports events to attend..
What a life?.

To put the icing on the cake I live a thousand miles away but all I need to do is close my eyes and Miami is very close..

Go back to sleep my friend while we enjoy.
Our Bowl games are coming, our depth chart is building and I have one phrase for you...
"Fear the tie".
Sweet dreams.
Go 'Canes

Can't blast a recent National Champion although the post reeks of those slimy disgusting Trailer Trash Gatr fans.

Does a quality depth chart get you 6-6? Is that what it does? Because the Gatr Trash seems to have had one but all they got was 6-6? 7-5 the year before.

Wow. Gatr Trash is on a rant. They suck so bad they don't know where to start.

But Driskell will make it better, riiiiieeeeeeeght?

NO RBs, OL, LBs or WRs. Other than that, great depth at UTrailer.

BWWAHAHAHHAHAHAH.

There is almost no experience on the depth chart. 2012 is GUARANTEED to be a LOSING season.
Posted by: War Eagle | February 06, 2012 at 10:01 AM

So, since it is ia guaranteed fact, how about a little wager?

Nah, you will chicken out just like the Gators did.

Nice whiff by Spikes on the Gamewinning touchdown, even when he WASN'T trying to score.

It was like Gator Flop 2, with Spikes as the leading flopper. Game on the line, he gets stood up and shows up so LATE that Bradshaw fell BACKWARDS into the endzone like he was falling into a pool.

Epic fail by Spikes on defense, followed by those drops by Hernandez on offense. The one time Hernandez caught the ball in that final drive he forgot to get out of bounds, made them lose over ten seconds when every second counted.

Wilfork was embarrassed that he had to expect a Florida Gator to catch the ball when it counted.

But at least the Canes still got a couple more rings out of the deal.

NO RBs, OL, LBs or WRs. Other than that, great depth at UTrailer.
BWWAHAHAHHAHAHAH.
Posted by: Yaaaaah, War Eagle | February 06, 2012 at 10:45 AM

Yeah, but they have a stable offensive coordinator in Steve Addazio to handle those non-existent RBs, OL, and WRs. What? He's gone? Well then Charlie Weis is a stable guy to offset that unstable Muschamp, right? What? He's GONE?

Man, maybe they can find some nobody from out in the middle of nowhere.

Brent Pease? LOL! Brent? Give Pease a chance? BWAAAAHAHAHAH!

Downhill all the way....

Turnstile at head coach, offensive coordinator, quarterback, running back wide reciever, guys that PLAY like a turnstile at offensive line and linebacker.

Who's on quarterback?
What's on runningback?
I don't know's on wide reciever?

But at least your best tight end choked in the Super Bowl. Must have been all that reefer he had while in Gainesville.

Five titles you GOT the picture...

Good accurate and peceptive post...

Go 'Canes

We don't have Wars and Eagles here all we have are beautiful beaches, hot women, and sports events to attend..

Except we don't attend those sport events unless the team is winning. That is why we all root for the Heat now and no one shows to see the sorry canes.

Maybe we will show to the Spring game, at lest that wont be a loss. Probably not. Go Heat!

But at least the Canes still got a couple more rings out of the deal.

No Mo Titles what a dolt, so the canes got a few more rings right. Everyone else thinks the Giants won the Super Bowl. But the cane maggot thinks the canes won. Typical cane trash logic. You Moron the canes have nothing to do with the NFL. Your cane garbage team keeps rotting in their mediocrity while you dolts have to root for former players in the NFL. The canes got more rings!!!!!!!! What a raging dumpster your sorry program is. Wait til you play the Orange and get crushed maggot.

Five titles you GOT the picture...
Good accurate and peceptive post...

Yeah he got the picture.......UGoCanes is another Moron like his step brother.
Cheer each other on maggots, if you had a UM diploma I would tell you it's worthless but in your case all you got is that GED. That's better than wasting your money at the failed gables school, but still worthless. All you ladies going to that Spring game together. I can get your other Moron step child, corpus, to give you a ride. All you dolts belong together.

woke up this morning, and Miami is still the pill mill capital of the state, the townies still have a crime and drug problem, and UM has no real fans, just bandwagon and front runners who now root for the Heat and still post on the Gator blog.
They are beyond delUsional and think that the canes are part of the NFL. That is part of the reason no one shows on Saturdays at the rent a stadium. The other reason is that their program is a disgusting mess of incompetence and filth with no hope for the future.

this dirty Gatr maggot is really riled up. Angry as can be.

Don't be mad at the Cane fans because your school is for dummies, grads are unprepared and Trailerville is a toxic waste dump.

The Cane fans didn't do that. Maybe you should ask your almighty lord why that happened.

Until then, ignorant maggot, lay off the meth and Cane fans. Maybe you won't be so angry.

this dirty Cane maggot is really riled up. Angry as can be.

Don't be mad at the Gator fans because your school is for dummies, grads are unprepared and Miami is a crime infested toxic waste dump.

The Gator fans didn't do that. Maybe you should ask the almighty Lord for guidance.

Until then, ignorant maggot, lay off the pills and Gator fans. Maybe you won't be so angry.

And while you make up all your silly insults like trailers, possums, inbreds and such, because you have nothing real to say. Ponder when was the last time your sorry program won anything on the field. And the NFL does not count you Moron.

"And while you make up all your silly insults like trailers, possums, inbreds and such, because you have nothing real to say. Ponder when was the last time your sorry program won anything on the field. And the NFL does not count you Moron."

Hmmmm, a couple of things angry varmint:

1. They are not made up. They are all too real and you are living proof.
2. The Canes won 10 years ago. Gatr trash won 3 years ago. Both are long ago in college sports. Gatr Trash has nothing to beat it's chest about.
3. Your run on sentences and placing capitals letters in words that do not require them reflect your inbred ignorance.
4. Then there's that anger. So angry. Demand your make believe god to change the state of affairs. Improve the academics at UTrailer, rid you of your anger, abolish the stink in Trailerville, temper the arrogance of the Gatr Trash nation and imbue you with some small level of intelligence.

Do that, Gatr maggot, and maybe I'll believe in your made-up sky fairy. What a dumb maggot.

Yeah. He's angry because Aaron hernandez and brandon Spikes both wiffed. Antrel Rolle essentially shut down hernandez all game, and Kenny Phillips batted down the last pass for the Giants win.

He's so angry, he is using two names on here- War Eagle and canetrash.He can't help himself. he hates what Miami has done to Floriduh since 1933. he knows Miami has won more, has beaten them down head to head more times, and Miami is well, Miami, while the mighty 50,000 student diploma mill is, well, UF. He's angry because other than Emmitt Smith, when has a former gator been elected to the HOF? Let's see, last 2 has seen, Mike Irvin, and Cortez kennedy. Up next will be Ed reed, Ray Lewis, potentially Edgerrin James. No gator trash, Tebow will never be in the HOF.

and the Gatr Trash Nation couldn't even enjoy the Emmitt induction.

He crapped all over them when, during a 45 min. acceptance speech in which he thanked everyone including the cab driver that drove him to the ceremony, he could not find the time to thank the UTrailer.

45 minutes of appreciation and career highlights and not one mention of the disgusting public diploma mill.

For shame, Gatr Trash. For shame.

But at least the Canes still got a couple more rings out of the deal.
No Mo Titles what a dolt, so the canes got a few more rings right.
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Yes, they did! Were you not payinng attention at the beginning of the game, when the players announced their colleges? They are Giants, but they are STILL HURRICANES. You sick trolls were on here bragging about Tebow, and that was all okay, yet if we do the same you act like a little girl who had their hair pulled.

Everyone else thinks the Giants won the Super Bowl.
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Nobody denied that, troll.

But the cane maggot thinks the canes won.
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Pay attention, TWO Canes won. And did well in the process. After all the trolling about Tebow and Hernandez, see them both choke when it mattered sure made you suddenly forget that they were Gators.

Typical cane trash logic.
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Ahh, there is your problem, you can't handle LOGIC! Or reading, or math, or bathing.

You Moron the canes have nothing to do with the NFL.
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Really?
When Jarrett Payton handed out the Walter Payton award, he was a Cane having something to do with the NFL.
When Vince Wilfork got held, costing the Giants a first down and leading to the Pats taking the lead at the half, he was a Cane having something to do with the NFL.
When Phillips swatted away two Brady passes, he was a Cane having something to do with the NFL.
We were there for the NFL in charity, and in quality play while losing, and in quality play while winning.

Your cane garbage team keeps rotting in their mediocrity while you dolts have to root for former players in the NFL.
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Hypocrite, then shut up about Tebow and Hernandez. We can do whatever we want, troll, because we are Canes fans on a Canes board talking about the impact of Canes players in the biggest sports story of the day. You are whining about fans of another team, on another team's board, about a game that you say didn't matter.

The canes got more rings!!!!!!!! What a raging dumpster your sorry program is. Wait til you play the Orange and get crushed maggot.
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You mean like you did in 1991, and since then have avoided facing anyone as tough as the Orange on the road in a scheduled game?

Cheer each other on maggots, if you had a UM diploma I would tell you it's worthless but in your case all you got is that GED.
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Trolls are lonely and have nobody to cheer them on that is not inflatable. Canes fans recognize logic and good sense and reward that behavior with praise. See, this troll got no praise as a child, (likely didn't earn any, either), so he turned out the loser he is today.

That's better than wasting your money at the failed gables school, but still worthless.
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Failed? In better shape financially, better ranking in US News and World Report, and with a higher quality of student that your SFCC outreach program. You sure don't know the definition of fail, troll.

All you ladies going to that Spring game together. I can get your other Moron step child, corpus, to give you a ride. All you dolts belong together.
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And yet you keep trying to invite yourself along. Sorry, there is a dress code, and we reserve the right to reject anyone that doesn't bathe, stinky. How's your daddy, still a little sore?

woke up this morning, and Miami is still the pill mill capital of the state,
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i am sure you can provide PROOF of that accusation, because according to the newspapers, Orlando (you know, the city that is much closer to Gainesville than it is to Miami) is the capital city of pill mills, and the reason that Governor Scott signed the anti-pill mill law that has ended that status in Florida overall.
1. Your information is wrong.
2. Your information is outdated.

the townies still have a crime and drug problem, and UM has no real fans, just bandwagon and front runners who now root for the Heat and still post on the Gator blog.
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Heat fans are posting on the Gator blog? LOL! At least SOMEBODY is, other that you and your other Gator trolls. I would suggest that we Canes fans join in to retaliate for your attacks here, but that would triple the posts on your dead site. Poor baby, even the herald is ignoring the raging dumpster fire that is the Florida Gators. Yu couldn't prove my statements wrong about your lack of QB, RB, and WR, or your rotating chair in the OC position, so instead you throw out cheap insults. Good thing Canes fans have enough class to avoid your cesspool of a blog. I went a couple of time to attempt real discussion, but your trolls are all that is left over there, including you.

They are beyond delUsional and think that the canes are part of the NFL.
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Try again, illiterate troll. Canes PLAYERS have moved on the the NFL, but they are still Canes. i know that Emmitt Smith ignored the Gators during his speech because he couldn't stand them, but most Canes players remember their time at "The U" fondly. I bet Cortez Kennedy mentions "The U" more than Emmitt Smith mentioned the Gators.

That is part of the reason no one shows on Saturdays at the rent a stadium. The other reason is that their program is a disgusting mess of incompetence and filth with no hope for the future.
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ESPN, Rivals, Scout, the coaching staff, and 33 very good recruits disagree with you. I trust them more than the word of Curse Piggy in his new ID.

Now, would you like to quit while you are far behind? Nah, obssessed, drunk, and lonely means that you will be back, again and again and again and again and again. Masochism is the clinical definition of your disorder, with some OCD and word salad issues thrown in there. Get help, for all our sakes.

Oops, Spikes just missed ANOTHER gamewinning tackle.

Oops, Hernandez just dropped ANOTHER gamewinning pass.

Corpus, Wow, Five titles do not get under War Eagle's bonnet or he will take Canetrash and try to wreck havoc on the hated 'Canes...with his crooked spear.

So much anger..it must be frustrating to see support among the 'Canes.

Oh by the way Canetrash is also delUsional..
but we forgive him this time.
go 'Canes

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