Oct. 19, 2004
Greensboro, N.C. – The institutions of the Atlantic Coast Conference unveiled the future 12-member Atlantic Coast Conference seal and football divisional names that will take effect July 1, 2005, as announced by Commissioner John Swofford.
“The seal and divisional names adopted by our schools really embrace the geography of the ACC while maintaining its heritage,” stated Swofford. “The new look of our seal projects the fact that our conference truly encompasses the `Atlantic Coast’.”
The ACC seal was designed by Steve Luquire of Luquire-George-Andrews, an advertising agency in Charlotte, N.C.
A listing of the ACC football divisions is below, followed by each school’s permanent partner from the opposite division. The first ACC football championship game will take place Dec. 3, 2005 in Jacksonville, Fla.
ACC Football DivisionsAtlanticBoston CollegeClemsonFlorida StateMarylandNC StateWake Forest
Coastal Georgia Tech Duke North Carolina Miami Virginia Virginia Tech
Permanent Football Partners from Opposite Divisions Clemson – Georgia Tech Maryland – Virginia NC State- North Carolina Wake Forest – Duke Boston College – Virginia Tech Florida State – Miami