Our fans do not have the time, and most do not have the financial resources, to do soHouse members call for football playoff May 01, 2009
While there are calls in any contest that can be debated, our member institutions have agreed that any public criticism of game officials is inappropriateGeorgia Tech coach reprimanded by ACC Mar 16, 2005
Just as before, it will be up to the Council to decide the direction and timing of the processACC expansion still on hold Jun 12, 2003
Bill has been a tremendous asset to the BCS since beginning his involvement in 2005Hancock to be BCS executive director Nov 17, 2009
John Swofford (born 1948) is currently the Commissioner of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), one of America's premiere college sports conferences.
He was born on December 6, 1948 in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. While at Wilkes Central High School, he played as quarterback for the Wilkes Central Eagles football team and was twice selected to the all-state football team. He received the prestigious Morehead Scholarship to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he also played for the football team. He holds a master's degree in Sports Management from Ohio University. From 1980 - 1997 he was the Athletic Director for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
In 1997 he was named the Commissioner of the ACC. During his tenure he has doubled the ACC's annual revenue, served as Chairman of the Bowl Championship Series in college football in 2000 and 2001, and expanded the ACC to include Boston College, Virginia Tech, and the University of Miami. He is the brother of William Oliver Swofford (1945-2000), a pop singer professionally known as Oliver who performed from the late 1960s through the late 1970s. John Swofford and his family live in Greensboro, North Carolina, where the ACC has its headquarters.