Interestingly, ESPN feels the need to post a statement on the ACC broadcast rights agreement. I don’t recall any similar explanation appearing in the midst of last year’s conference shuffling, so what makes this go around different?
"Offensive tackles is what we need," Smart said. "I think if you combed the country and asked every SEC coach, he's going to say, 'We're most deficient at offensive tackle.' It's the rarest find. You want a 6-5, 6-6 kid. They don't grow on trees." -- Macon Telegraph, 2/3/16