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ACC hopes to keep seat at College Football Playoff table

There is an unavoidable mathematical reality of the College Football Playoff there are four spots for five major conference teams. This fact is not lost on Clemson coach Dabo Swinney. But Swinney, whose team was picked by the media in Pinehurst to win the ACC this year, doesn't understand why the ACC is being targeted as the conference that will be left out in 2015. Swinney, with the help of his ACC-issued talking points memo, argued the conference's recent 4-1 record in major bowl or playoff games is better than any other Power 5 conference. He also pointed out the ACC went 5-3 against the SEC last season. Going back to 2013, Swinney was quick to remind everyone, an ACC team...

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