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FSU Picked Behind Clemson For ACC/Atlantic Title

Florida State was picked to finish second in the ACC Atlantic by the ACC Media.

Florida State was picked to finish second in the ACC Atlantic, but also finished second in votes for the ACC champion. Clemson was the overwhelming favorite taking more than 75 percent of the votes. 

Team Votes
Clemson 144
Florida State 39
North Carolina 7
Louisville 1

Florida State received 42 first place votes for the ACC Atlantic, but the Tigers were once again the overwhelming favorite for the division.

Team Points 1st Place Votes
Clemson 1,293 148
Florida State 1,176 42
Louisville 961 1
NC State 704
Boston College 441
Syracuse 426
Wake Forest 347

The ACC Coastal division has North Carolina running away with 121 first place votes. Miami finished second in the voting with 50, and Pittsburgh picked up 14. Virginia Tech, Duke, and Georgia Tech all received at least one first place vote as well.

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson was voted as the preseason ACC Player of the Year. He picked up 164 votes while Florida State running back Dalvin Cook garnered 18. No other player had more than four.


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