The ACC was well-represented in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Final Fall Standings, with four ACC schools in the top 10 -- twice as many as any other conference. In addition, the ACC was one of two leagues with two schools in the top five.
Florida State led the conference in second place with 351 points, followed by North Carolina with 329 points. Maryland finished in eighth place with 228 points. Duke finished in ninth place. Rounding out the ACC’s presence in the top 30 were Boston College in 21st, Wake Forest in 26th and Virginia in 27th. NC State and Virginia Tech recorded top 50 finishes in 38th and 46th, respectively, and Miami finished in 61st.