Report: ACC Will Expand by Adding Pittsburgh and Syracuse

What did I miss today, other than the Hokies' 26-7 win over Arkansas State? Oh, just the ACC adding two new conference members:

The presidents of the Atlantic Coast Conference voted Saturday morning to accept Syracuse and Pittsburgh to the league, according to an official in the ACC. The official spoke on the condition of anonymity because the league has not announced the move.

The ACC has scheduled a news media teleconference Sunday at 9:30 a.m., ET ostensibly to discuss the expansion, but no details were given.

I'm excited about the move because it means the ACC is being proactive in expansion. Our Pitt blog, Cardiac Hill, is also excited about the move, saying the Panthers are fortunate to be joining the ACC. Over on the Syracuse side of things, TNIAAM thinks this wouldn't have been done unless West Virginia-to-the-SEC was further along than we thought.

What do you guys think? Is this a good move for the ACC? Do you think the conference should stop at 14 or try to go to 16? Are you ready for the Hokies to replace their upcoming home-and-home non-conference series against Pitt with games against FCS bodybags?

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