The media expects Clemson to be near the top of the ACC again this season. In the media’s preseason poll released today at the ACC football Kickoff Clemson is picked second in the Atlantic Division behind Florida State. NC State is third followed by Wake Forest, Maryland and Boston College.
Virginia Tech is the pick to win the Coastal Division. Georgia Tech is second, then it is North Carolina, Miami, Virginia and Duke.
Virginia Tech was predicted to win the ACC championship game in December.
Georgia Tech running back Jonathan Dwyer was voted the ACC preseason player of the year. He had 39 votes, 11 more than Clemson’s C.J. Spiller who was second. NC State quarterback Russell Wilson was third.