As two of the most powerful programs in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), Florida State and Clemson have long been viewed as two of the conference’s most formidable teams. But now, both teams are reportedly unhappy with the ACC’s financial structure and could be looking to leave the conference.
The ACC’s current financial structure is based on a revenue-sharing model. This means that teams in the conference split the revenue generated from TV rights and other sources. While this model has worked well for some teams, it has not been beneficial to Florida State and Clemson.
The two teams have been vocal about their displeasure with the current financial structure and have reportedly been exploring the possibility of leaving the conference. While the ACC has not responded to the reports, it is clear that the conference is facing a potential upheaval.
The potential departure of Florida State and Clemson could have far-reaching implications for the ACC. The two teams are among the most successful in the conference and their departure would mean a significant loss of revenue for the conference.
Furthermore, the departure of the two teams would also mean a decrease in the conference’s overall competitive level. Without the two teams, the conference would be left with a number of teams that lack the same level of success.
It remains to be seen if Florida State and Clemson will ultimately decide to leave the conference. But it is clear that the ACC is facing a difficult decision. If the two teams do decide to leave, it could have a major impact on the conference’s future.