Before the Clock Starts: T-5 Weeks

Only five Saturdays remain without football, and Before the Clock Starts continues into its second year.

As with last year, we'll take a look at what conference champions do before the clock starts: The pregame show. Designed to set the tone for the football game to follow, pregame shows are, by design, high-energy, crowd-focused, and school-centric.

The Florida State Seminoles won the SEC ACC championship for the second time during the Championship Game era; the first since its inaugural year. Having attended that game, I saw the Marching Chiefs live last year as their football team won the championship that warrants their inclusion.

Representing the ACC, FSU's Marching Chiefs