Which team is set to emerge from the ACC as the conference champion during the 2017 season?
Florida State is coming off a 10-3 record last season with a 5-3 mark in the ACC. FSU enters this season ranked No. 3 in both preseason polls. The Seminoles have won 15 ACC titles in program history, with the last coming in 2014.
Clemson was 14-1 last season, winning the national championship and the ACC. The Tigers were 7-1 in conference play. Clemson is ranked fifth in both preseason polls. The Tigers have won 16 ACC titles in program history and they are the two-time defending ACC champs.
Louisville was 9-4 last season and 7-1 in the ACC. The Cardinals are 16th in the AP poll and 17th in the Coaches Poll. Louisville brings back the Heisman Trophy winner in Lamar Jackson. He is hoping to lead the Cardinals to their first ACC title.
Miami was 9-4 last season and 5-3 in the ACC. The Hurricanes are in the Coastal Division of the ACC and have an easier road to the championship game than the other three teams. Miami finds itself ranked 18th in both preseason polls. Miami has won nine conference titles in program history, but never the ACC.