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Clemson picked to win ACC, Ga Tech 4th in Coastal

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Clemson and Miami are the preseason favorites to win their respective divisions in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Tigers quarterback Tajh Boyd is an overwhelming selection as its preseason player of the year.
    
The league announced its predicted order of finish Monday following a vote of 120 members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association.
    
The Tigers received 102 first-place votes in the Atlantic Division, well ahead of the 18 reigning league champion Florida State got.
    
Miami had 65 first-place votes in the Coastal, ahead of Virginia Tech's 27 and North Carolina's 22.
    
Clemson then received 95 votes as the eventual ACC champion.

Georgia Tech was picked 4th in the Coastal Division.

Boyd was the ACC player of the year in 2012 after breaking his league records with 36 touchdown passes and 46 TDs responsible for. He received 105 votes.

Here are the complete division picks:

Coastal Division
1. Miami (65) 736
2. Virginia Tech (27) 654
3. North Carolina (22) 649
4. Georgia Tech (6) 522
5. Pittsburgh 313
6. Virginia 230
7. Duke 228

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

ACC Championship Votes
1. Clemson 95
2. Florida State 15
3t. Georgia Tech 3
3t. Miami 3
3t. North Carolina 3
6. Virginia Tech 1

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