Pitt Predicted Fifth In ACC Coastal

Panthers predicted to finish fifth in the ACC Coastal Division, in its first year in the new conference.

In a voting by the media, Pitt was predicted to finish fifth in the ACC Coastal Division, while Clemson and Miami were predicted to finish first in their respective divisions.

In addition to that, Clemson was predicted to defeat Miami, becoming the 2013 overall favorite. Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd received 105 out of a possible 120 votes, as ACC Preseason Player of the Year.

A breakdown of the preseason voting is listed below. First-place votes are in parentheses, of the Coastal and Atlantic Divisions.

ACC Championship Votes
1. Clemson 95
2. Florida State 15
T3. Georgia Tech 3
T3. Miami 3
T3. North Carolina 3
6. Virginia Tech 1

Atlantic Division
1. Clemson (102) 815
2. Florida State (18) 731
3. NC State 490
4. Wake Forest 392
5. Maryland 373
6. Syracuse 320
7. Boston College 211

Coastal Division
1. Miami (65) 736
2. Virginia Tech (27) 654
3. North Carolina (22) 649
4. Georgia Tech (6) 522
5. Pitt 313
6. Virginia 230
7. Duke 228


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