Heading into the final weekend before the conference championship game, ‘ACC Gridiron LIVE’ presented by McAlister’s Deli, is set to once again feature in-depth news and analysis from around the league.
Hosted by Emmy Award-winning James Bates, former NFLers Alge Crumpler and Coy Wire and coach Jim Grobe will talk all things ACC football throughout the season, while current Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen will also appear each week as a contributor. The show airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET on FOX Sports South throughout the season. Please check local listings for availability in your area, or visit http://www.foxsports.com/tv-listings.
This week, Clemson defensive end Vic Beasley discusses why he came back for his senior year, including becoming the first person in his family to graduate from college. Plus, get an inside look at what makes Beasley so dominant and get a breakdown of the Tigers’ upcoming game against South Carolina.
The Tigers and Gamecocks is just one of the rivalries the team will preview along with Georgia Tech at Georgia, Florida at Florida State, NC State at North Carolina, Kentucky at Louisville, Wake Forest at Duke, Pitt at Miami, Virginia at Virginia Tech and Syracuse at Boston College, which will air Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports South.
Bates, Crumpler, Grobe and Wire also given their take on what makes rivalries great, make their picks for each ACC game, select their Saturday Stars and ask viewers to give theirs.
Olsen joins the show to given his thoughts on rivalry week and discusses the impact of college-style offenses on the play and roster makeups in the NFL. Plus, the tight end answers a fan Twitter question on whether or not up-tempo, spread offenses are failing to prepare QBs for long-term success at the next level.
The FOX Sports regional networks serving the Southeast, FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Tennessee, FOX Sports Carolinas and SportSouth, collectively reach more than 13 million cable and satellite households in seven states across the Southeast. They are the television home of the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Dream, Atlanta Hawks, Carolina Hurricanes, Charlotte Hornets, Charlotte Hounds, Memphis Grizzlies, Nashville Predators, Cincinnati Reds, Indiana Pacers, New Orleans Pelicans, and St. Louis Cardinals, as well as the Atlantic Coast Conference, Conference USA, Southeastern Conference, and Big 12 Conference. Combined, the four networks produce more than 750 live local events and televise more than 1400 live local events each year.