ACC Network Kickoff Special Set to Air this Weekend

Aug. 24, 2012

Charlotte, N.C. - Raycom Sports will preview the upcoming Atlantic Coast Conference football season this weekend with the ACC Network Kickoff Special, hosted by Tom Werme and Tommy Bowden.

Werme and Bowden, hosts of the ACC Blitz studio show every Saturday at noon preceding the ACC Network game of the week, break down each school's strengths, weaknesses, schedule and key players.

ACC Network announcers Steve Martin and Dave Archer give their preseason projections for each team's finish and possible postseason impact on the national title picture.

In addition, ACC Digital Network analyst and former Wake Forest quarterback Riley Skinner highlights the depth and talent at the QB position this season and gives his ranking of the best in the ACC.

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Charlotte-based Raycom Sports is a leading independent sports sales & marketing, syndication, event management and production firm. Raycom is the current television rightsholder of syndicated ACC men's basketball and football telecasts. Raycom Sports' parent company Raycom Media, located in Montgomery, Alabama, owns and operates 48 television stations covering over 12 percent of the United States across 18 states.