Answering ACC reader questions about an epic opener, Louisville's running game, optimistic outlooks for Pitt and NC State and more.
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A breakdown of Virginia Tech and two Coastal wild cards and whether they have a legitimate shot at taking down national champ Clemson in 2017.
Time for another installment of the ACC mailbag.
In what appeared to be a thrilling championship pingpong match, doubles partners Terrell Lewis and Brady Swilling took home the 2017 title.
Georgia Tech returns a solid nucleus of players, and its schedule sets up for another run at the Coastal Division.
Someone already familiar with the fabric of a university's culture may be better suited to be its athletic director.
The Coastal champion may not win the ACC title, but it could still make a New Year's Six game. Plus, who follows DeShaun Watson and who might surprise.
Florida State's secondary should be among the nation's best; Louisville and Georgia Tech both expect to be strong on the back end, too.
The ACC's top prospects have their eye on the NFL draft, and the next step is selling themselves during the upcoming NFL scouting combine.
The 2017 recruiting class is full of familiar names -- including players who signed to play for their fathers and sons of famous alumni.
LB recruit Jaquan Henderson could step right in -- either on the outside or at the hybrid position -- and log some playing time for Georgia Tech.
Back-to-back games against Penn State and Oklahoma State give Pat Narduzzi's squad the nation's toughest out-of-conference slate. But Pitt isn't the only team challenging itself.
Did any team's recruiting class last week shake up how we think the conference will shake out come the fall?
Florida State, Clemson, Miami and Virginia Tech hauled in top-25 recruiting classes. North Carolina and Louisville weren't too far behind.
The star rankings go out the window when recruits arrive on campus, and that's reflected in the list of ACC players who made 2016 impacts.
Florida State and Clemson, as expected, dominated on the national signing day, but Mark Richt has Miami right on their heels.
Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer
Want more proof the arrow is pointed up for the ACC? The conference has nine teams ranked among the latest top 40 recruiting classes, second behind the SEC (12). That would be the most Top 40 classes for the league since it expanded to 14 teams in 2013: No. 6 Florida State No. 9 Clemson No. 13 Miami No. 23 Virginia Tech No. 26 North Carolina No. 28 Louisville No. 33 Pitt No. 34 Duke No. 39 Georgia Tech We'll see how they finish up later today.
Soon after the 2017 schedule was released, Georgia Tech's Paul Johnson lashed out at the ACC because three teams have a bye before facing his team, more than any other team in the league.
Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer
Want an ACC sleeper for 2017? Look at Georgia Tech, which won six of seven at the end of last season. It's schedule is favorable, too. It gets Tennessee in Atlanta, and games against the perceived top three in the Coastal -- Pitt, at Miami and VT -- all come in different months. It hosts Georgia, too.
Fast finish helps Paul Johnson's standing
The Jackets turned things around at the best time to give Paul Johnson yet another win over Georgia and another bowl victory. He heads into the 2017 season on a roll that was unseen in early November. Coaches' stock (Insider)
With at least five Coastal Division teams needing a new starting quarterback, picking a favorite this offseason would just be taking a wild guess.
The ACC might be losing Deshaun Watson, Mitch Trubisky and more, but it returns Lamar Jackson and Deondre Francois to lead the way at quarterback.
For Georgia Tech to take a step forward, improvements on defense and in the kicking game will warrant attention in the offseason.
Jackets climb into final rankings
Georgia Tech finishes at No. 25 in the wake of its win in the TaxSlayer Bowl. In Paul Johnson's last three seasons, he has two bowl wins and two victories over Georgia. Power Rankings