ESPN: Lots to be learned in ACC's Week 1


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From Heather Dinich of ESPN:

Clemson, the defending ACC champs, will try to represent the league against Auburn without star receiver Sammy WatkinsSammy Watkins
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, who was suspended for the first two games of the season. We’ll learn just how good the Tigers can be without their super sophomore, and how much progress they made this summer on the offensive and defensive lines.

We’ll learn if the ACC can start out with a winning record over the SEC -- a feat that would be a huge boost for the league’s image, especially after a 2011 season that ended with two BCS bowl losses, including Clemson’s defensive disaster in the Orange Bowl. A sweep in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff would mean instant credibility for the ACC in 2012.

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