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Seminoles preseason pick to win ACC; Tech selected 3rd in Coastal Division

By The Associated Press

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Florida State is the preseason pick to win the Atlantic Coast Conference and reigning Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson of Louisville is the preseason player of the year.

The ACC announced voting results Monday following a poll of 167 media members who attended last week's media days in Charlotte.

The Seminoles were picked as overall ACC champions on 118 ballots while reigning national champion Clemson received 35 votes.

Florida State also was picked as the Atlantic Division favorite while Miami was the top choice in the Coastal.

Clemson was picked behind the Seminoles in the division, followed by Louisville, North Carolina State, Wake Forest, Syracuse and Boston College. Behind Miami in the Coastal were Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech, Pittsburgh, North Carolina, Duke and Virginia.

2017 ACC MEDIA PRESEASON PICKS 

OVERALL FINISH
1, Florida State, 118
2, Clemson, 35
3, Louisville, 7
4 (tie), Virginia Tech, 3
4 (tie), Miami, 3
6, Duke, 1
 

ATLANTIC DIVISION
1, Florida State (121), 1,108 points
2, Clemson (37), 1,007
3, Louisville (9), 843
4, North Carolina State, 658
5, Wake Forest, 415
6, Syracuse, 362
7, Boston College, 283

COASTAL DIVISION
1, Miami (103), 1,065 points
2, Virginia Tech (40), 932
3, Georgia Tech (9), 708
4, Pittsburgh (7), 673
5, North Carolina (4), 606
6, Duke (4), 473
7, Virginia, 219


PLAYER OF THE YEAR
1, Lamar Jackson, jr., qb, Louisville, 113
2, Deondre Francois, soph., qb, Florida State, 23
3, Christian Wilkins, jr., dt, Clemson, 11
4, Harold Landry, sr., de, Boston College, 8
5, Jaylen Samuels, sr., ath., North Carolina State, 7
6, Eric Dungey, jr., qb, Syracuse, 2
7 (tie), Shaquille Quarterman, soph., lb, Miami, 1
7 (tie), Ahmmon Richards, soph., wr, Miami, 1
7 (tie), Daniel Jones, soph., qb, Duke, 1

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