ACC Football Daily Links — Bobby Bowden Says Florida State Shouldn’t Join Big 12

Monday through Friday each week, we compile the best links on ACC football from around the web.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Bobby Bowden’s Message to FSU? Stay in the ACC (CollegeFootballTalk)

One very powerful Florida State official — and the board he chairs — has publicly stated that his school should listen to overtures from the Big 12 if they come.  One former trustee has publicly stated that those overtures have already come, and they came from the Big 12. On two occasions since all ‘Nole broke loose over the weekend, FSU president Eric Barron has attempted to tap the breaks on the rampant speculation…

Big 12 Football: Where Will Seminoles Last Autumn? (The Oklahoman)

Florida State might be interested in the Big 12, or the Seminoles might be posturing just to leverage the ACC. Who knows? But here’s my question. The  factors sowing Florida State discontent — budgetary and scheduling concerns, the basketball-centric nature of the ACC, the inferior television contract — were largely known a year ago. There’s nothing new on the landscape that has soured the Seminoles…

ACC Game Times Announced (ESPN’s ACC Blog)

The ACC has announced game times and TV networks for all home games for the league in its first three weeks of the season, as well as for all of its 2012 Thursday night games on ESPN and all of national television games confirmed to date.  The 2012 Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game, which will be played Dec. 1 in Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., will be nationally televised…

Big Brooklyn Defensive Tackle Wayne Williams Commits to #SwaggerCuse (Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician)

Generally, the recruitments that fans follow for years on end are for the big 5-star recruit types- the Ishaq Williams and Jarron Joneses of the world. Wayne Williams is not a blue chip prospect, neither Scout nor Rivals have even evaluated the big man from Brooklyn, but he is a name that has been on Syracuse’s radar for a long time…

College Football Promotion and Relegation: The ACC’s Premier League (BC Interruption)

College football relegation week rolls on over at the .COM, with SB Nation’s Jason Kirk realigning every college football conference in the country to preserve geography, rivalries and competition while making it possible for teams to rise and fall as they deserve. Kirk has Boston College in the top tier of an expanded ACC…

Spring Struggles Will Create Fall Problems for Dabo Swinney, Clemson (Orange and White)

Dabo Swinney’s spring has hardly been of the five-star variety. The period between the end of the spring game and the beginning of August workouts has become a time fraught with peril for college football coaches; idle hands are the devil’s workshop, fueling a “silly season” that often replaces preseason hype with talk of police reports and suspensions…

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