FSU's Michael Ojo Throws Down Follow Slam | ACC Must See Moment

In this ACC Must See Moment, watch Florida State 7-footer Michael Ojo show off his agility with a follow slam off of a missed three pointer against North Florida.


2014 Official Highlights | FSU QB Jameis Winston

Jameis Winston, last year's Heisman Trophy winner, remains unbeaten during his time as Florida State's quarterback. Winston ended the 2014 season completing 276 of 422 passes for 3,559 yards and 27 total touchdowns. Take a look back at some of his most memorable moments, as FSU prepares to take on Oregon in the Rose Bowl.



NC State's Dave Doeren Previews Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl | ACC Now

Wolfpack head coach Dave Doeren praises his team for a successful 2014 season and details why a victory will be so important for his team over Central Florida in the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl.


2014 Official Highlights | Miami RB Duke Johnson

Miami's Duke Johnson became the school's all-time leading rusher this past season. The junior burst onto the scene in 2012 and has been a human highlight reel ever since. As Johnson leads the Canes into this year's Independence Bowl, let's take a look back at all of his best highlights at the "U."



UNC’s Marcus Paige: More Than Mr. Second Half

North Carolina guard Marcus Paige earned a reputation last year for being one of the most clutch 2nd-half performers in college basketball. This year, the Tar Heels star says he wants to show he can be dominant for 40 minutes.


Jahlil Okafor's Career High 25 Point, 20 Rebound Game vs Elon

Duke Freshman sensation Jahlil Okafor celebrated his 19th birthday in style as he scored a career high 25 points and grabbed a Duke Freshman record 20 rebounds in the Blue Devils' win over the Elon Phoenix.



Elon vs Duke | 2014-15 Men's Basketball Highlights

Duke Freshman sensation Jahlil Okafor posted a career high 25 points and a Duke Freshman record 20 rebounds as the Blue Devils beat the Elon Phoenix 75-62 on Monday. Duke never trailed in the contest, and led by as many as 20. The Blue Devils remain undefeated on the season and have won each game by double figures.


Tennessee vs NC State | 2014-15 ACC Men's Basketball Highlights

NC State rebounded from its heartbreaking loss to Wofford with a dominant shooting performance in an 83-72 win over Tennessee. The Pack were fueled by a career-best 33-point performance by Ralston Turner and made a few additions to the highlight reel with their high-flying big men BeeJay Anya and Abdul-Malik Abu.



Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)

 

Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) SAAC representatives play an important role in bridging the gap between administrative personnel and the student-athlete body both at their respective institutions and throughout the conference. The committee is designed to incorporate ideas and opinions from student-athletes into legislative decisions that will affect our academic and athletic pursuits. These athletes are developing valuable leadership skills as they address changes in rules and regulations, organize community service events, and build a positive image for collegiate athletes.

ACC SAAC Guiding Principles

The ACC SAAC will be guided by the following principles: ethics, integrity, fairness, and a respect for diversity, which shall include attention to gender, race, ethnicity and sport.

Mission Statement

The Atlantic Coast Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, which represents diverse views and backgrounds of student-athletes, was established to serve as a medium of communication through which student-athletes, conference administrators, institutional representatives, NCAA representatives and coaches discuss and take action on issues relating to rules and regulations; student-athlete welfare; and community service.

History of the ACC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) was created in 1998 with the purpose of reviewing the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) activities and proposed legislation and offer student-athletes input to a variety of Conference constituencies.

The initial committee was comprised of one student-athlete from all nine (9) institutions ensuring that the student-athlete voice accounted for the myriad of educational and athletics experiences of both female and male student-athletes at all ACC member institutions. In May of 2000, the Conference decided to elect two representatives from each school, preferably participants of different seasons with hopes of all sports represented and availability of at least one student-athlete to attend each meeting. May 2001, the conference approved to assign two alternates from each institution with intent to have 2 representatives at each meeting.

Each school is responsible for nominating at least four student-athletes to represent their institution on the SAAC. The ACC will select two student-athletes from each institution. The other two will serve as alternates. There will be one student-athlete from the SAAC who will represent the ACC on the NCAA SAAC.

 

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Links to School SAAC Sites

 

 

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