July 24, 2000 - by
Florida State Tabbed By Media To Finish First In ACC Football

July 24, 2000


By Brett Sowell
FANSonly.com

HOT SPRINGS, Va. – Florida State was picked to win the ACC football
championship by media attending the conference’s annual Football Kickoff on
Monday afternoon. The Seminoles were a unanimous pick receiving all 74
first place votes and a total of 666 points.


Clemson was picked second with 581 points. Virginia followed Clemson with
466 points, while Georgia Tech was tabbed to finish fourth with 414 points.


North Carolina received 395 points to finish fifth in the voting, while
Maryland was sixth with 326 points.


N.C. State, under first-year coach Chuck Amato, had 239 points and finished
seventh. Wake Forest, with 133 points, was picked eighth and Duke was ninth
with 101 points.


1. Florida State 666 (74 first place votes)

2. Clemson 581

3. Virginia 466

4. Georgia Tech 414

5. North Carolina 395

6. Maryland 326

7. NC State 239

8. Wake Forest 133

9. Duke 101

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