Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news

Swofford's Tallahassee trips helped sell FSU on ACC deal


The wooing of Florida State and its rich football tradition was vital to the recently expanded ACC’s ability to renegotiate a top-dollar, long-term deal with ESPN, the network that holds broadcast rights to most of college football. ACC Commissioner John Swofford needed buy-in from FSU, so he and the league’s TV consultant, Dean Jordan, made two previously unreported trips to Tallahassee during a six-week period before the conference sealed its deal with ESPN last week. (Tallahassee Democrat)


Share: Facebook | Twitter | Email

Related: |

Recent ACC & NCAA News:

Duke’s Grayson Allen deliberately trips Louisville player

Conan O'Brien mocks Cam Newton's sulky Super Bowl press conference

Duke QB Thomas Sirk ruptures Achilles tendon; no timetable for return

Read Buddy Ryan's emotional letter to the '85 Bears

From the Depths, Von Miller Reaches the Top


© 2005-2016 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.