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A big mistake in 1971

There are two popular theories for why charter member South Carolina left the ACC after the 1970-71 school year. One is that then-Gamecocks athletic director and football coach Paul Dietzel believed the conference's difficult academic entrance requirements negated any chance for his program to achieve success on a national level. (Raleigh News & Observer)


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