The Washington Times - July 27, 2009, 02:27PM

GREENSBORO, N.C. – In what qualifies as absolutely no surprise, Virginia Tech was the overwhelming preseason ACC favorite, topping 69 of 87 ballots of those who chose to vote.

Jonathan Dwyer of Georgia Tech was the preseason player of the year, earning 39 votes to the 28 for C.J. Spiller from Clemson.

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Here’s the full division-by-division rundown:

ATLANTIC

1. Florida State (56), 479
2. Clemson (14), 387
3. N.C. State (10), 364
4. Wake Forest (7), 295
5. Maryland, 157
6. Boston College 145

COASTAL

1. Virginia Tech (78), 512
2. Georgia Tech (9), 415
3. North Carolina, 350
4. Miami, 282
5. Virginia, 148
6. Duke, 120

Patrick Stevens