2022 ACC Media Days takeaways: Commissioner addresses uncertain future, D.J. Uiagalelei aims to bounce back

The destiny of the ACC, Clemson's QB and more headlined Wednesday on the ACC Football Kickoff CHARLOTTE -- Throughout the 

 the again half of the 2010s, the ACC Football Kickoff held a largely jubilant or celebratory tone. It changed into a run 

that noticed the league declare three national championships and convey  Heisman Trophy winners in a six-12 months span.

Off-field wins protected the addition of Notre Dame as a partial member and the release of the ACC Network.

Clemson reached the College Football Playoff for 6 consecutive seasons, and when the Fighting Irish joined 

as a complete memberfor  COVID-impacted 2020 season, ACC joined the special club meetings send two teams four-crew playoff. 

The winds have shifted within the beyond 12-18 months. The SEC kick-started another round of conference realignment with the 

addition of Texas and Oklahoma closing offseason, playoff enlargement efforts failed (in component due to the ACC's 

vote against the suggestion) and the Big Ten reached coast-to-coast status with addition of USC UCLA to its future club roster.

These movements by the SEC and Big Ten are set to create file sales from media rights deals, growing a prime gap between

those  leagues and the rest of university sports activities in phrases of in step with-school, in keeping with-12 months payouts.