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Clemson is the pick to win the ACC

No surprise that Clemson is the pick to win the ACC for a sixth consecutive year.
Credit: AP
Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney, left, holds the trophy with ACC commissioner John Swofford following the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game against Virginia in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. Clemson won 62-17. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

Clemson is expected to take home an ACC 6-pack.

The Tigers have been picked by the media to win the ACC Championship for what would be a sixth consecutive year of Dabo Swinney receiving that trophy from commissioner John Swofford.

The ACC is revamping its football schedule this season due to COVID-19. As a result, there are no divisions. The Tigers received 132 first place votes and 2008 in the media voting for the predicted finish 1-14.

Notre Dame is a part of the ACC football landscape in 2020 and the Fighting Irish are picked to finish second with North Carolina third, Louisville fourth and Virginia Tech fifth.

The 2020 schedule has all ACC teams playing 10 league games plus one non-conference game.

ACC Preseason Poll
(First-place votes in parenthesis, followed by total points)
1. Clemson (132) – 2008 – also picked to win ACC Football Championship Game
2. Notre Dame (2) – 1824
3. North Carolina – 1682
4. Louisville – 1434
5. Virginia Tech – 1318
6. Miami – 1280
7. Florida State – 1177
8. Pitt – 1132
9. Virginia – 994
10. Wake Forest – 659
11. NC State – 634
12. Duke – 618
13. Boston College – 532
14. Syracuse – 449
15. Georgia Tech – 339