The Atlantic Coast Conference featured seven schools – Duke University, University of Maryland, Clemson University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, University of South Carolina and Wake Forest University – formerly of the Southern Conference when it was founded in 1953. University of South Carolina and University of Maryland eventually left ACC to join other conferences.
Today, the ACC has 15 members split into Atlantic and Coastal divisions. ACC members including Boston College, Florida State University, University of Louisville, University of Notre Dame, Syracuse University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Miami, University of Pittsburgh, University of Virginia and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, alongside the remaining five founding members. The conference is headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina. John Swofford serves as the current commissioner.
The 15 members of the athletic conference compete in the Division 1 of the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the NCAA, which features the most competitive teams in college football. Other popular conferences include Big Ten, Big 12, Pac 12, SEC and more.
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