Other ACC teams in the rankings were Florida St. (7) and Clemson (14), while three other ACC teams (North Carolina, Georgia Tech and N.C. State) all received votes. For more on the teams in the poll and where they were ranked, follow after the jump.
Below is the preseason ACC Poll.
|1||Southern Cal (25)||10-2||1,445||6|
This is more of where I envisioned the Hokies being ranked preseason. Although they lose a lot of skill position talent and offensive linemen from a year ago, they return nine starters on defense and a quarterback that put together the best statistical season at his position in school history.
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How do you feel about where the Hokies are ranked in the Preseason AP Poll?
THIS is more like it! (38 votes)
Probably about right (235 votes)
It's too high. I also like Zima. (For UVA fans looking to exact revenge for eight years of dominance by voting down the Hokies on our site's poll) (14 votes)
WE SHOULD BE NUMBER ONE ALL YEAR EVERY YEAR (Delusional Tech fan) (23 votes)
310 total votes