ACC Nation Football Picks

ACC Nation Football Picks

ACC Nation Football Picks

Welcome to The Pick. We run down our weekly ACC Nation Football Picks for each week’s games. For more in depth analysis on games, we invite you to subscribe (free) to ACC Nation Podcast. Listen to this week’s extended episode.

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Opening week usually brings about quite a few similar picks however this season there are a handful of games the guys didn’t see eye to eye on. Let’s take a look and find out who will be trash talking on the next podcast episode.


ACC Nation Football Picks


GAME WILL CHRIS XAYVEON JIM
Presbyterian @ Wake Forest WF WF WF WF
C. Conn. St @ Syracuse Syr Syr Syr Syr
Boston College @ N. Illinois BC BC BC BC
Kent St @ Clemson Clem Clem Clem Clem
Cal @ North Carolina UNC Cal Cal UNC
Bethune-Cookman @ Miami Mia Mia Mia Mia
Youngstown St @ Pitt Pitt Pitt Pitt Pitt
NC State vs South Carolina NC St NC St SC NC St
William & Mary @ Virginia UVA UVA UVA UVA
NC Central @ Duke Duke Duke Duke Duke
Louisville vs Purdue Lou Lou Lou Lou
Florida St vs Alabama FSU FSU FSU FSU
West Virginia vs Virginia Tech VT VT WV VT
Tennessee @ Georgia Tech TN TN GT GT
Temple @ Notre Dame ND ND ND ND
WEEK ONE RECORD

ACC Nation Football Picks – Analysis


The first difference of opinion pops up in the California – North Carolina match up. There’s some skepticism as to whether the Tar Heels can adequately replace key openings.

Amazingly enough it’s not Chris picking South Carolina as he’s made no bones about his doubts surrounding Dave Doeren on the podcast. Xayveon steps up to take the flak from Wolfpack fans and thinks the Gamecocks may have a surprise awaiting NC State.

In what is the biggest opening day game, Florida State and Alabama go toe to toe in Atlanta. Are all the guys ‘homers’ or do they know something that Nick Saban should be worried about?

Xayveon isn’t sold on the ability of Virginia Tech’s offense to score the points against the Mountaineers. Close game? Very likely and we’ll be watching.

The guys split the difference in the Tennessee – Georgia Tech game. Jim thinks the Yellow Jackets offense scrambles many a good defense’s brains. If they Paul Johnson has his team firing on all cylinders, it’s all over for the Volunteers. Will and Chris think Tennessee is too much of a challenge for Georgia Tech to overcome.  We’ll all find out on Labor Day.

Enjoy the opening week of ACC football.


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