The Miami Hurricanes made programming history last year when they first reached the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship Game
With the 2018 season coming, the Hurricanes are expected to make it back this year.
ACC announced Monday that the hurricanes were selected by the media to win their Coastal Division and compete against the Clemson Tigers in the ACC Championship Game at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina on December 1st. 19659002] The five-time national champion Hurricanes joined the ACC in 2004, but had never won the Coastal until last year. You still have to win the conference championship. UM has already been nominated four times before for winning the division.
The Hurricanes, who ranked 1
After UM climbed to second place in the College Football Playoff Ranking, the team spun late last year and lost its last season game against Pittsburgh, their ACC title match against Clemson in Charlotte Hurricanes coach Mark Richt said Thursday ACC Football Kickoff that the goals for his hurricanes are the Coast and League titles, then win the national championship.
Hurricanes Star Safety Jaquan Johnson told reporters that he had "been thinking about this [Clemson] game … Definitely definitely, I want Clemson to come out on the other side." They have a stacked house, so it'll be fine. … We are coming this year with a new hunger and a goal in sight. "
The rest of the Coastal Division had Georgia Tech in third place, followed by Duke, Pittsburgh, North Carolina and Virginia.
Clemson, who won 12-2 last year and won the conference in the last three seasons, had 144 votes in first place and 1,030 total points predicted to win the Atlantic Division. Clemson is also the overwhelming favorite to win the conference as a whole and earn 139 votes to win the title game. Miami finished second with five votes. NC State received two votes, while Florida State and Virginia Tech each received one.
The teams predicting to finish under Clemson: FSU, NC State, Boston University, Louisville, Wake Forest and Syracuse.
The national media has been high on the Canes all out of season, projecting them in preseason magazines No. 6 (Athlon), No. 7 (Lindy's) and No. 8 (Street & Smith).