GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Miami Hurricanes football team was picked to win the ACC Coastal Division in 2013, according to a poll of media members attending this week’s ACC Kickoff at the Grandover Resort.
Miami, in year three under head coach Al Golden, picked up 65 first-place votes as the Coastal Division preseason favorite. The Hurricanes accumulated 736 points, more than 80 ahead of second-place Virginia Tech, which picked up 27 first-place votes.
Clemson was picked to win the Atlantic Division, picking up 102 first-place votes in the balloting. Clemson was predicted to defeat Miami in the 9th annual Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game by the #ACCKickoff media.
Miami, who returns 19 of 22 total starters from a year ago, opens #CanesCamp on Sat., Aug. 3. Season tickets for the 2013 football season are on sale now. To purchase season tickets, call the UM Athletic Ticket Office at 305-284-2263 or buy online at www.CanesTix.com.
|2013 ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE FOOTBALL PRESEASON POLL|
|ATLANTIC DIVISION||COASTAL DIVISION|
|1. Clemson (102)||815||1. MIAMI (65)||736|
|2. Florida State (18)||731||2. Virginia Tech (27)||654|
|3. NC State||490||3. North Carolina (22)||649|
|4. Wake Forest||392||4. Georgia Tech (6)||522|
|5. Maryland||373||5. Pitt||313|
|6. Syracuse||320||6. Virginia||230|
|7. Boston College||211||7. Duke||228|