Couple noteworthy nuggets to come out of it already
No policy yet on COVID related delays to games. Not ruling out the possibility of forcing forfeitures for teams needing to back out.
New ACC commish Jim Phillips is here addressing the media for the first time at the kickoff. No announcement of what league will do if a team can't participate due to COVID-19 positives. Strongly encouraged vaccinations for players but did not mandate it. Left it up to schools.— Andy Bitter (@AndyBitterVT) July 21, 2021
But also worth noting that vaccine rates among the teams is high, so fingers crossed this won't be an issue this year
Phillips says over half of the ACC's teams have hit the 85% vaccination threshold. Have to imagine the #Hokies are among that group, considering it'll be mandatory to attend Virginia Tech this fall.— Andy Bitter (@AndyBitterVT) July 21, 2021
Now is a good time to make sure you have the ACCNetwork
Nothing would be more fitting than to award to the John Swofford MVP Award to a Hokie at the end of the year, pissing off all the ACC traditionalists out there
ACC names its football championship game MVP trophy after retired commissioner John Swofford— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) July 21, 2021