Friday August 16th, 2013

Quarterback Tajh Boyd will look to lead Clemson to an ACC title after opting to return to school in 2013.
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Can Clemson live up to its lofty preseason hype? Can a redshirt freshman quarterback lead Florida State to the BCS? Which team will emerge from a suddenly competitive Coastal division? Zac Ellis answers these questions and more in his ACC preview. For more coverage, check out's 2013 college football preview content archive.

Note: The projected standings reflect the author's opinion, not's.

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