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2013 ACC preseason poll: Clemson and Miami favored, plus All-ACC Team

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Tajh Boyd and the Tigers headline the preseason ACC picks. Full All-ACC team and ACC standings projections below.

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Clemson is officially the preseason pick to win the Atlantic Coast Conference title in 2013, and the Tigers are projected to face Miami in the league championship game. The ACC also announced its preseason all-conference team on Monday afternoon, and the Tigers have multiple selections there, including quarterback Tajh Boyd.

Here is the preseason poll:

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
ACC Player of the Year
1. Tajh Boyd, Clemson 105
2. Duke Johnson, Miami 4
T3. Logan Thomas, Virginia Tech 3
T3. Sammy Watkins, Clemson 3
5. Bryn Renner, North Carolina 2
T6. Jeremiah Attaochu, Georgia Tech 1
T6. Lamarcus Joyner, Florida State 1
T6. Stephen Morris, Miami 1
ACC Championship Game Predictions
Clemson over Miami 55
Clemson over Virginia Tech 19
Clemson over North Carolina 18
Florida State over Miami 7
Florida State over Virginia Tech 7
Clemson over Georgia Tech 3
Georgia Tech over Clemson 3
Miami over Clemson 2
North Carolina over Florida State 2
Virginia Tech over Clemson 1
North Carolina over Clemson 1
Miami over Florida State 1
Miami over Florida State 1
Florida State over North Carolina 1

And the preseason All-ACC team:

2013 Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Team
Offense
Pos. Name (Votes) Ht Wt Class Hometown
WR Sammy Watkins, CL (57) 6-1 205 Jr. Fort Myers, Fla.
WR Michael Campanaro, WF (20) 5-11 190 Sr. Clarksville, Md.
TE Eric Ebron, UNC (35) 6-4 245 Jr. Greensboro, N.C.
T James Hurst, UNC (37) 6-7 305 Sr. Plainfield, Ind.
T Morgan Moses, UVa (35) 6-6 325 Sr. Richmond, Va.
G Tre' Jackson, FSU (46) 6-4 330 Jr. Jesuup, Ga.
G Brandon Linder, UM (28) 6-6 317 Sr. Southwest Ranches, Fla.
C Bryan Stork, FSU (29) 6-4 298 Sr. Vero Beach, Fla.
QB Tajh Boyd, CL (59) 6-1 225 Sr. Hampton, Va.
RB Duke Johnson, UM (58) 5-9 194 So. Miami, Fla.
RB James Wilder Jr., FSU (23) 6-2 229 Jr. Tampa, Fla.
Defense
Pos. Name (Votes) Ht Wt Class Hometown
DE Jeremiah, Attaochu, GT (39) 6-3 242 Sr. Washington, D.C.
DE Kareem Martin, UNC (37) 6-6 265 Sr. Roanoke Rapids, N.C.
DT Nikita Whitlock, WF (35) 5-11 250 Sr. Wylie, Texas
DT Timmy Jernigan, FSU (34) 6-2 294 Jr. Lake City, Fla.
LB Jack Tyler, VT (42) 6-1 236 Sr. Oakton, Va.
LB Christian Jones, FSU (38) 6-4 232 Sr. Winter Park, Fla.
LB Kevin Pierre-Louis, BC (21) 6-1 215 Sr. Norwalk, Conn.
CB Ross Cockrell, DU (48) 6-0 180 Sr. Waxhaw, N.C.
CB Lamarcus Joyner, FSU (32) * 5-8 190 Sr. Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
S Tre Boston, UNC (30) 6-1 205 Sr. Ft. Myers, Fla.
S Jason Hendricks, PITT (18) 6-0 180 Sr. Brooklyn, N.Y.
Specialists
Pos. Name (Votes) Ht Wt Class Hometown
PK Chandler Catanzaro, CU (41) 6-2 195 Gr. Greenville, S.C.
P Will Monday, DU (41) 6-4 210 So. Flowery Branch, Ga.
SP Stefon Diggs, MD (34) 6-1 185 So. Gaithersburg, Md.
* FSU's Joyner also received 11 votes at the safety position
The Voting By Position:
(Top Four in Voting Only)
Quarterback
1. Tajh Boyd, CU 59
2. Logan Thomas, VT 2
Bryn Renner, UNC 2
Stephen Morris, UM 2
Running Back (Top 2)
1. Duke Johnson, UM 58
2. James Wilder Jr., FSU 23
3. Jerome Smith, SYR 17
4. Devonta Freeman, FSU 8
Wide Receiver (Top 2)
1. Sammy Watkins, CU 57
2. Michael Campanoro, WF 20
3. Stefon Diggs, MD 19
4. Rashad Greene, FSU 10
Tight End
1. Eric Ebron, UNC 35
2. Nick O'Leary, FSU 12
3. Jake McGee, UVA 11
4. Braxton Deaver, DU 4
Offensive Tackle (Top 2)
1. James Hurst, UNC 37
2. Morgan Moses, UVA 35
3. Brandon Thomas, CU 28
4. Seantrel Henderson, UM 17
Offensive Guard (Top 2)
1. Tre' Jackson, FSU 46
2. Brandon Linder, UM 28
3. Will Jackson, GT 20
4. Tyler Shatley, CU 9
Center
1. Bryan Stork, FSU 29
2. Macky MacPherson, SYR 15
3. Jay Finch, GT 9
4. Andrew Miller, VT 6
Defensive End (Top 2)
1. Jeremiah Attaochu, GT 39
2. Kareem, Martin, UNC 37
3. James Gayle, VT 20
4. Mario Edwards, FSU 10
Defensive Tackle (Top 2)
1. Nikita Whitlock, WF 35
2. Timmy Jernigan, FSU 34
3. Aaron Donald, PITT 32
4. Derrick Hopkins, VT 7
Linebacker (Top 3)
1. Jack Tyler, VT 42
2. Christian Jones, FSU 38
3. Kevin Pierre-Louis, BC 21
4. Steele Divitto, BC 18
Cornerback (Top 2)
1. Ross Cockrell, DU 48
2. Lamarcus Joyner, FSU 32
3. Antone Exum, VT 21
4. Kyle Fuller, VT 7
Safety (Top 2)
1. Tre' Boston, UNC 30
2. Jason Hendricks, PITT 18
3. Kyshoen Jarrett, VT 15
4. Travis Blanks, CU 13
Placekicker
1. Chandler Catanzaro, CU 41
2. Ross Martin, DU 14
3. Cody Journell, VT 5
4. Nate Frese, BC 2
Ross Krautman, SYR 2
Punter
1. Will Monday, DU 41
2. Tommy Hibbard, UNC 11
3. Matt Yoklic, PITT 4
4. Carson Beatty, FSU 3
Specialist
1. Stefon Diggs, MD 34
2. Duke Johnson, UM 9
3. Jamal Golden, GT 6
Sammy Watkins, CU 6

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