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ACC Wants Say in NC Bowl Selections

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    ACC coaches want playoff votes

    By Andrea Adelson | ESPN.com
    Updated: May 15, 2013, 6:34 PM ET

    AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. -- ACC coaches are in favor of having the coaches' poll be a part of the criteria used by the selection committee to determine the four teams in the College Football Playoff.

    Duke coach David Cutcliffe, serving as league coaches' chair, told ESPN.com on Wednesday during the league's spring meetings that his group also is in favor of having every single coach have a vote in the poll and complete transparency in the voting. They also favor doing away with a preseason poll and releasing their first poll at some point during the season -- much in the way the BCS standings are released.

    "For the most part, we wanted to see conference representation and institutional representation rotated to some degree," Cutcliffe said. "But the biggest item for us is the criteria of selecting those four teams. We want our coaches' poll to matter.

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