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Gobbler Country's 2010 ACC Predictions

Shocker. I'm picking the Hokies.

2010 ACC Standings
Boston College 6 2 10 2
Florida State 6 2 8 4
Clemson 5 3 8 4
Maryland 4 4 7 5
NC State 1 7 5 7
Wake Forest 1 7 3 9
Virginia Tech 7 1 10 2
Miami 6 2 9 3
North Carolina 5 3 8 4
Georgia Tech 5 3 8 4
Duke 1 7 3 9
Virginia 1 7 4 8

ACC Championship: Virginia Tech 30, Boston College 17

And an equally biased preseason All-ACC team.

2010 Preseason All-ACC Team
Offense Defense
QB Christian Ponder, FSU DE Robert Quinn, UNC
RB Ryan Williams, VT DE Allen Bailey, MIA
RB Montel Harris, BC DT Marvin Austin, UNC
WR Jarrett Boykin, VT DT John Graves, VT
WR Donovan Varner, DU LB Quan Sturdivant, UNC
WR Torrey Smith, UMD LB Luke Kuechly, BC
OL Rodney Hudson, FSU LB Alex Wujciak, UMD
OL Anthony Castonzo, BC CB Rashad Carmichael, VT
OL Sean Bedford, GT CB Ras-I Dowling, UVA
OL Chris Hairston, CU S DeAndre McDaniel, CU
OL Orlando Franklin, MIA S Deunta Williams, UNC


  • Yeah, I picked Tech to win the conference and put five four Hokies on the All-ACC team. In case you haven't noticed, this is a Virginia Tech blog. I like our team and I like our guys this year.
  • A little caveat on Boston College. I think the Eagles can win the Atlantic if Mike Marscovetra wins the starting QB job. He was a guy I was very impressed with in the spring, probably more so than any other QB in the league.
  • The Eagles also get the following teams on the road in the ACC: FSU, NCSU, Wake and Duke. BC should win at least three of those four and the game against FSU should be a good one. The tough games they have, except FSU, are at home. Plus, they get Duke and UVa from the Coastal.
  • It's a tough year to be a bottom-feeder in the ACC. A lot of the games I consider winnable for Duke, UVa, Wake and NCSU are on the road. Maryland, meanwhile, gets Duke, Wake and NCSU at home.