ACC considering extending offer to various SEC teams

Scott Cunningham

Because the Atlantic Coast Conference believes in giving everyone a second chance.

Are you a fan of Auburn, Tennessee, Arkansas or Kentucky football? Don't everybody raise your hands all at once. The SEC is tough. It's not for everyone. Never you worry, I've found a new home for you.

The ACC.

Wait, don't click away. No, really. Stay with me.

Here in the ACC, we take all kinds. We let Boston College think they were a football team. We think Florida State's circus college and inflated expectations are kinda neat. We know what a 'Demon Deacon' is. We really don't care if you are fat or shirtless or have a little extra drawl.

And now, we're ready to keep on expanding. Suspend your disbelief for a second that this is a power play to just gain Kentucky basketball (that's what the big football boys want you to think). This is because we see potential in you.

You may believe the speech written on the Statue of Liberty is about immigrants. It's not. In fact, Emma Lazarus was a time-traveling fan of the ACC (we got that NYC market, now!). How else do you explain:

Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me

So what do you think? Give me your Rocky Top, your John L Smiths, your War Damn Eagles yearning to breathe free. The wretched refuse of Lexington's borders.

Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to the ACC.

Check the national college football scoreboard right here, and look through SB Nation's many excellent college football blogs to find your team's community.

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