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MP4VT2004

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We can agree to disagree. However, I absolutely do not...


...have O&M glasses on. I'm not looking for VT to get more coverage. What has VT done recently to deserve any attention? I'm talking about Duke and UNC getting preferential treatment. UNC clearly cheated in egregious ways, and the ACC and NCAA protected them. Do you think VT would receive the same privilege? Many ACC schools didn't want VT to join the conference in the first place. Remember the comments of the UNC professor claiming that VT was beneath the level of excellence of the existing ACC schools? Give me a break.

I'll admit that I am probably not being objective with respect to the overall quality of the ACC - some of the non-revenue sports are great comference-wide - but when it comes to football, I've always viewed the ACC is a second-rate conference. I used to laugh when UVa fans would make comments about how if VT played in a "real conference", the football team wouldn't be as successful. Then VT joined the ACC and kicked everyone's teeth in for the first 4-5 seasons. Now it sure feels like VT has assimilated to the general crappy level of play of the rest of the conference, while Clemson has picked itself up and turned into a powerhouse. At this point, I can't help but feel that ACC football has become Clemson, and then a bunch of other mediocre teams. Clemson is absolutely dominant, but I really can't see any other team even approaching that level in the near future.

I'm just wrambling at this point. I won't even try to defend my dislike of the ACC as totally justified or rational. Perhaps I've watched too many poorly-produced Raycom broadcasts over the years...I've just never really liked the conference and I probably never really will.

(In response to this post by 133743Hokie)

Posted: 08/24/2019 at 11:11PM



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I wish I could watch VT sports on the SEC Network. -- MP4VT2004 08/22/2019 9:48PM
  I used to watch ACC basketball as a kid... -- MP4VT2004 08/24/2019 10:53PM
  Yeah, THAT’LL show ‘em!!! ** -- Hokiestud 08/24/2019 09:17AM
  Was it when Duke was playing cheat? ** -- IB4TECH 08/23/2019 2:51PM
  Yeah, you guessed it. ** -- MP4VT2004 08/23/2019 5:06PM
  Then you missed the great interview with Coach Robie. ** -- Last Full Measure 08/23/2019 11:32AM
  Still not integrated into acc yet huh? -- Mercury 08/23/2019 10:50AM
  You think we would treated better over there? -- VaTechHokiesACC 08/22/2019 10:05PM
  Your opinion.... -- 2hhoop3 08/23/2019 09:10AM
  Same thing mom has been saying -- accfootballrules 08/24/2019 02:59AM
  I think your mom is wrong ** -- 133743Hokie 08/24/2019 5:39PM
  I will watch someone in orange and maroon play any sport ** -- VictoryTurkey 08/24/2019 05:30AM
  Me too if I get access to ACCN ** -- Hokietech 08/24/2019 10:26AM
  LOL the last line. ** -- IB4TECH 08/23/2019 2:53PM

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