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ACC/Orange Bowl announce future opponents

GREENSBORO, NC – The Atlantic Coast Conference and the Orange Bowl Committee announced today that the Discover Orange Bowl will annually feature the ACC Champion against an opponent from the Big Ten Conference, Southeastern Conference or University of Notre Dame as part of the 12-year agreement that begins following the 2014 season.

In addition, ESPN will serve as the broadcast partner, and the historic bowl game will either be played in an exclusive prime-time window New Year's Eve or on New Year's Day, pending the schedule of the new collegiate postseason playoff games.   The selection of the opponent will be based on the guiding principle of securing the highest-ranked team in the final standings available from the Big...