GREENSBORO, N.C. -- After falling short of its record 15th ACC title last season, the Clemson Tigers were picked by media members to claim the conference crown in 2013. Dabo Swinney & Co. claimed 95 of the 120 possible first-place votes.
Returning one of the most explosive offenses in the country, one that averaged 41 points per game in 2012 (sixth-most in the country), Clemson enters the season projected as one of the select few ACC teams with an outside shot at a national championship.
Behind the combination of senior quarterback Tajh Boyd, the reigning ACC Player of the Year, and explosive junior Sammy Watkins, offensive coordinator Chad Morris' offense is not expected to slow down.
Speaking of Boyd, the media darling of Day One of the ACC Kickoff was (not surprisingly) picked to repeat as the ACC's top player. He earned 105 of 120 possible votes, beating out the likes of Watkins, Miami's Duke Johnson and Virginia Tech's Logan Thomas in a landslide vote.
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