Friday, August 1, 2008

ACC strong with three top 25 teams, six others receiving votes

The newly released USA Today Top 25 Preseason Coaches’ Poll ranks Clemson, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest in the Top 25 for the 2008 football season. Six other ACC schools also received votes. This places the ACC alongside the SEC and Big 12 as the top conference to have teams ranked and receiving votes (nine total).

Clemson, who finished 9-4 last season and is predicted to win the ACC Championship, will begin the season ranked 9th. Defending ACC Champion Virginia Tech, who finished 11-3 last season, is predicted to be the ACC coastal division champion and begins the season ranked 15th. The 2006 ACC Champion Wake Forest, who finished last season with a 9-4 record, will begin this season ranked 23rd. The other schools receiving votes were Florida State, Boston College, Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, and Georgia Tech.

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Click here to see the entire USA Today Top 25 Poll

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