"This no more resembles that than something unlike something else resembles that." - Loosely quoting PHNC
Sounds like the old BE (or current BE) bowl scheme. Tie in ND to increase attractiveness of conference to the bowl officials. If that is the case its says much about the sorry state of the ACC if ND is being used to sweeten the pot with the Orange Bowl. I hope I am reading this wrong.
Get over it, your side lost.
I think you're exactly right.
I am also guessing there is discussion about ND joining the ACC, but that discussion is not tied to anything related to the OB.
So Presidents got together to talk about a tier 2 Bowl game? Yes the Rose, the Champions and the Orange are all tier two bowl games right behind the 4 team playoff. My guess is that they had a bit more to talk about then a tier 2 bowl game during the summer time...wouldn't you guess the same?
Presidents don't meet about tier2. However, the fact that it is nd vs acc orange bowl also means nd is not coming as a full member or atleast a very protracted transition period. I am good even with a partial membership with the hope of eventual full