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ACC Kickoff in July will be held virtually

Concerns about the coronavirus have forced the ACC to change plans concerning the July preseason media gathering.
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With a nod to Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence, offensive lineman John Simpson broke out a blonde wig to give the media what they wanted - Trevor Lawrence at the ACC Kickoff

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.