Florida State picked as ACC favorite 

July, 23, 2012
For the second straight season, Florida State was named the overwhelming choice as the preseason favorite to win the ACC.

The Seminoles received 60 votes in a poll of media members assembled in Greensboro, N.C., making them the odds-on pick for their first conference title since 2005. Virginia Tech earned 18 votes, while Clemson finished with 13.

FSU's status as preseason favorites comes as no surprise, as the hype surrounding this year's team has been simmering for months, but last year's four-loss campaign serves as a strong reminder that a lot can change over the course of the season.

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