ACC Football Power Rankings: 2014 Preseason

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Melina Vastola-USA TODAY Sports

Our ACC football power rankings to start the 2014 season may not resemble the ACC media poll from earlier this summer, but that’s okay.

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In it, the Boston College Eagles were again relegated to the bottom, coming in sixth place out of seven teams; prior to last season, the Eagles were in dead last by a sizable margin. At least Boston College is only being mostly written off as opposed to completely written off, right?

I’m just a simple guy with a keyboard and Eagles football season tickets, and am clearly not an “expert,” but if they can put together a ballot, so can I.

With a week to go until the season, this is how I currently see the Atlantic Coast Conference.

ACC Football Power Rankings: ACC Atlantic

  • 1. Florida State Seminoles
  • 2. Clemson Tigers
    The Tigers still look like about a 9 or 10-win team. Back in my day, when I was a young lad at Boston College, that was an average season for the Eagles (shakes cane).
  • 3. Louisville Cardinals
    The ACC would rather have them than Maryland, but of course, there goes a free annual win over Randy Edsall.
  • 4. Boston College Eagles
    Well now, here are the Eagles. I still hold Boston College and Syracuse about even, but like I’m going to put them above us.
  • 5. Syracuse Orange
    Syracuse is somewhere in the middle. Here is fine.
  • 6. NC State Wolfpack
    Dave Doeren has some work to do.
  • 7. Wake Forest Demon Deacons

    Dave Clawson has even more work to do.

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