Well, I figured it out (thank you, Jesus!).
Yeah...troubleshooting 101: check the firmware on the RAID card. Sheesh.
By the way, Adaptec; the 80's called and they want their DOS based flash utility back!! I seriously had to create a DOS boot USB stick and run the adaptec flash utility from there. Thankfully, there's RUFUS to help with that. Awesome! Rufus - Create bootable USB drives the easy way