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Predicted Standings for ACC 2001

Team Conference Record Overall Record
*Florida State
7-1
8-3
Georgia Tech
7-1
10-2
North Carolina State
5-3
8-3
Clemson
5-3
7-4
North Carolina
4-4
6-6
Maryland
3-5
6-5
Virginia
2-6
3-9
Duke
1-7
2-9
Wake Forest
0-8
2-9

(*) indicates that this team wins tiebreaker over team with same conference record

2001 Preseason All-ACC Team
1st Team Offense
Position Player Team
QB
George Godsey
Georgia Tech
RB
Antowoine Womack
Virginia
RB
Travis Zachery
Clemson
WR
Antrews Bell
Florida State
WR
Kelly Campbell
Georgia Tech
TE
Mike Hart
Duke
*OL
Melvin Flower
Maryland
*OL
Brett Williams
Florida State
*OL
Kyle Young
Clemson
*OL
Will Merritt
Clemson
*OL
Josh Lawson
Virginia
K
Luke Magnet
Georiga Tech

1st Team Defense
Position Player Team
*DL
Julius Peppers
North Carolina
*DL
Greg Gathers
Georgia Tech
*DL
Bradley Jennings
Florida State
*DL
Nick Rogers
Georgia Tech
LB
Chad Carson
Clemson
LB
Levar Fisher
North Carolina State
LB
Ricardo Wimbush
Georgia Tech
*DB
Terrence Holt
North Carolina State
*DB
Errol Hood
North Carolina
*DB
Chris Hope
Florida State
*DB
Jeremy Muyres
Georgia Tech
P
Brooks Barnard
Maryland
AP
Anquan Bolden**
Virginia Tech

The following players could easily make the all-conference team by the end of the season: Woody Dantzler (QB,Clem).....Nick Eason (DE,Clem).....Darnell Dockett (DL,FSU).....Phillip Rivers (QB,NCSt).....Ronald Curry (QB,NC).
*Regardless of position
**Could also be considered a WR or QB

Must-See Games of ACC 2001

Clemson at Georgia Tech
Clemson at North Carolina State
Florida State at Clemson
Clemson at South Carolina
Wake Forest at Duke
Georgia Tech at Florida State
Florida State at Florida
Georgia Tech at Syracuse Georgia at Georgia Tech
North Carolina at Maryland
North Carolina at North Carolina State
North Carolina State at Georgia Tech
Virginia Tech at Virginia


Rating the Schedules from Toughest to Easiest in ACC 2001

1) Florida State
2) North Carolina
3) Virginia
4) Georgia Tech
5) Clemson
6) Duke
7) North Carolina State
8) Maryland
9) Wake Forest

Out-of-Conference Opponents for each Team
Clemson: Central Florida, Wofford, South Carolina
Duke: Rice, Northwestern, Vanderbilt
Florida State: UAB, Miami, Florida
Georgia Tech: The Citadel, Navy, Syracuse, Georgia
Maryland: E. Michigan, Troy State, West Virginia
North Carolina: SMU, Oklahoma, Texas
North Carolina State: Ohio, SMU, Indiana
Virginia: Richmond, Wisconsin, Penn State, Virginia Tech
Wake Forest: Appalachian State, Northern Illinois, East Carolina

Coaching Changes in the ACC for 2001

Team Out In
MarylandRon Vanderlinden Ralph Friedgen
North CarolinaCarl TorbushJohn Bunting
VirginiaGeorge Welsh Al Groh
Wake ForestJim CaldwellJim Grobe


2001 ACC Composite Schedule

Aug 25 Sep 1 Sep 8 Sep 15 Sep 22 Sep 29 Oct 6 Oct 13 Oct 20 Oct 27 Nov 3 Nov 10 Nov 17 Nov 24
CLEMSON
-
C. Fla
Wofford
Duke
Virginia
at GA Tech
-
(11th) at NC State
N. Carolina
at Wake Forest
Fla. State
at Maryland
at S. Carolina
-
DUKE
-
Fla. State
at Rice
at Clemson
NW’trn
at Virginia
GA Tech
Wake Forest
at Maryland
Vandy
NC State
-
at N. Carolina
-
FLORIDA STATE
-
at Duke
UAB
GA Tech
at N. Carolina
Wake Forest
-
Miami
at Virginia
Maryland
at Clemson
NC State
at Florida
-
GEORGIA TECH
(26th) at Syracuse
The Citadel
at Navy
at Florida State
-
Clemson
at Duke
(11th) Maryland
NC State
-
(1st) N. Carolina
at Virginia
at Wake Forest
Georgia
MARYLAND
-
N. Carolina
E. Michigan
W. Virginia
at Wake Forest
-
Virginia
(11th) at GA Tech
Duke
at Florida St.
Troy State
Clemson
at NC State
-
N. CAROLINA
at Oklahoma
at Maryland
at Texas
SMU
Florida State
at NC State
E. Carolina
Virginia
at Clemson
-
(1st) at GA Tech
Wake Forest
Duke
-
NC STATE
-
Ohio
Indiana
-
at SMU
N. Carolina
at Wake Forest
(11th) Clemson
at GA Tech
Virginia
at Duke
at Florida St.
Maryland
-
VIRGINIA
at Wisconsin
Richmond
-
(13th) Penn State
at Clemson
Duke
at Maryland
at N. Carolina
Florida State
at NC State
Wake Forest
GA Tech
Virginia Tech
-
Wake Forest
-
at E. Carolina
App. State
N. Illinois
Maryland
at Florida State
NC State
at Duke
-
Clemson
at Virginia
at N. Carolina
GA Tech
-


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