ESPN: What to watch in the ACC


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From Heather Dinich of ESPN:


1. Virginia Tech’s defensive changes

2. Georgia Tech’s rushing defense

3. The ACC standings

4. Clemson running back Andre EllingtonAndre Ellington
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: He missed the Georgia Tech game with an ankle injury, and Clemson in turn missed him. Ellington is not only the team’s top rusher, but his ability to block and hang onto the ball should be a noticeable upgrade to Clemson’s offense against Wake Forest.

5. Standout receivers in Death Valley. The ACC’s top two receivers in receptions/per game will highlight Saturday’s matchup. Wake Forest junior wide receiver Chris Givens is 68 receiving yards away from tying Ricky Proehl’s single-season record of 1,053 which he set during the 1989 season. Clemson’s Sammy WatkinsSammy Watkins
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is No. 2 in the ACC at 108 receiving yards per game, while Givens leads with 109.4.

6. Miami running back Lamar Miller against the nation’s No. 3 rushing defense

7. Florida State’s receivers against Miami’s secondary

8. Duke’s passing game against Virginia’s defense

9. NC State receiver T.J. Graham

10. Maryland’s red zone defense

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