Notre Dame president, the Rev. John I. Jenkins, listens during an announcement from the Atlantic Coast Conference as North Carolina Chancellor Holden Thorp, right, listens during a news conference at ... more 
Notre Dame president, the Rev. John I. Jenkins, listens during an announcement from the Atlantic Coast Conference as North Carolina Chancellor Holden Thorp, right, listens during a news conference at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. Notre Dame is moving to the Atlantic Coast Conference _ yet keeping its football independence. The school will play five football games annually against the league's programs, but will be a full member in all other sports. The Irish will have access to the ACC's non-BCS bowl tie-ins. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Gerry Broome
Wed, Sep 12, 2012 8:07 PM EDT