2011 ACC Atlantic predictions

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2nd place: North Carolina State

The real battle in the ACC Atlantic this year seems to be for second, which I have given to the NC State Wolfpack. Russell Wilson is gone and Mike Glennon is in, but NC State fans seem content with Glennon going forward. They’ve lost some of their key wide receivers, however, so it would seem as though the whole passing phase of the game will be rebuilding.

Fortunately for them, their defense is returning eight starters in 2011, and with a schedule that looks relatively light by ACC standards, they will almost certainly be in the top half of the division this year.