Cardinal Football

ACC Media Picks Louisville To Finish Third; Lamar Jackson Preseason Player Of The Year

Chris Humphrey

In their fourth season in the Atlantic Coast Conference, Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinal have been picked to finish third by the league’s media members.

As expected, Florida State was voted as the preseason favorite with Clemson coming in second. Louisville received seven votes to preseason ACC Champion. Lamar Jackson was the run-away pick for preseason ACC Player of the Year.

ACC Championship Votes
1. Florida State – 118
2. Clemson – 35
3. Louisville – 7
T4. Virginia Tech – 3
T4. Miami – 3
6. Duke – 1

Atlantic Division
(First-place votes in parenthesis)
1. Florida State (121) – 1,108
2. Clemson (37) – 1,007
3. Louisville (9) – 843
4. NC State – 658
5. Wake Forest – 415
6. Syracuse – 362
7. Boston College – 283

Coastal Division
(First-place votes in parenthesis)
1. Miami (103) – 1,065
2. Virginia Tech (40) – 932
3. Georgia Tech (9) – 708
4. Pitt (7) – 673
5. North Carolina (4) – 606
6. Duke (4) -473
7. Virginia -219

ACC Player of the Year
1. Lamar Jackson, QB, Louisville – 113
2. Deondre Francois, QB, Florida State – 23
3. Christian Wilkins, DT, Clemson – 11
4. Harold Landry, DE, Boston College – 8
5. Jaylen Samuels, AP, NC State – 7
6. Eric Dungey, QB, Syracuse – 2
T7. Shaquille Quarterman, LB, Miami – 1
T7. Ahmmon Richards, WR, Miami – 1
T7. Daniel Jones, QB, Duke -1

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