from Following other conferences, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced its annual ACC Football Kickoff in July will be held virtually from July 21-23.
The annual preseason media gathering was originally scheduled to be held at The Westin in Charlotte, North Carolina.
“As we continue to navigate the necessary steps surrounding COVID-19, transitioning this year’s ACC Football Kickoff from an in-person event to a virtual experience is the best option to provide media access to our coaches and student-athletes,” said ACC Commissioner John Swofford in a statement.
“Our primary focus in all decisions continues to be the health and welfare of our student-athletes, coaches, and in this specific instance, all of our media partners and event attendees.”
As has been the case in previous year, all 14 head coaches and selected student-athletes from each school will be participating in the virtual media sessions.