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5 takeaways from John Wildhack’s press conference on ACC’s plan

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On Thursday, Syracuse Director of Athletics John Wildhack addressed the media after the Atlantic Coast Conference announced its plans regarding football and fall Olympic sports yesterday. Wildhack called the guidelines a “path to play.”

For football, ACC teams will play 10 conference opponents and one non-conference opponent. For Syracuse, that means a tougher schedule with an added road game at Notre Dame. When Wildhack informed SU head coach Dino Babers of this, he joked that he stood 20 feet away instead of the socially distant six feet.

But I told him if you’re ever gonna play a road schedule like that, 2020’s the year to do it, because nobody’s gonna have a full stadium,” Wildhack said.

Wildhack also tackled issues spanning from the potential of fans in the Carrier Dome to SU athletes using their platforms to address social issues.

Below are five takeaways from Wildhack’s virtual press conference.

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