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Here are 10 ACC players returning from significant injuries in 2015 that could again be key contributors this season.
Even the very best teams have players and coaches who could be difference-makers ... or make no difference at all. Here are the biggest X factors on each of the ACC's 14 teams.
Without Deshaun Watson, how good is Clemson? And what would Florida State's offense be without Dalvin Cook running the ball? Here's the single most important player on each ACC roster.
The ACC will feature veteran offensive lines and returns several top running backs, which might translate into some powerful ground attacks.
The return of QB Thomas Sirk from a torn Achilles will be a major factor in determining Duke's fate for 2016, with a difficult schedule ahead.
Louisville's Devonte Fields, who had 11 sacks in the Cardinals' final seven games, is a likely candidate to reach double digits again.
Quin Blanding has surpassed 100 tackles in each of his first two seasons. He leads the list of players who can reach the 100-tackle plateau in 2016.
How do ACC coaches think the 2016 season will play out? After given anonymity, they dished on how to stop Dalvin Cook, why Clemson is the ACC's most talented team and much more about the league.
The most hotly debated topics in the ACC Coastal begin with the names on this list: the divisionÃ¢
The ACC has been a hot spot for running back talent in recent seasons. Which Coastal Division schools can be expected to carry on the tradition?
Anthony Boone was released from the hospital after having surgeries on his hand and hip as a result of a crash with the Panthers' Shaq Thompson.
Of the 29 prospects in the ESPN 300 committed to ACC schools, six are receivers. After the conference inked just six of the 53 pass-catchers in the 2016 ESPN 300, the conference is enjoying an uptick early in this cycle with the needs within the conference a plenty.
The ACC reported $403 million in revenue for 2014-15, up $100 million from the previous year, and paid out an average of $26.2 million to each school.
Duke coach David Cutcliffe set the bar high when he sprung some exciting news on walk-on defensive end Danny Doyle.
The Panthers' Shaq Thompson was cited for driving over the centerline in a collision with former Duke quarterback Anthony Boone.
The Seminoles might be lower on this list of ACC coaching stability than you'd expect, especially if the LSU job comes open at some point.
Duke football coach David Cutcliffe didn't lob his ceremonial first pitch at Yankee Stadium, opting instead to show off his two-seam fastball.
Boston College looks to have taken a page from Duke's book a few years ago with its nonconference scheduling, while the Blue Devils are ready for more.
Duke's defense struggled last season without CB Bryon Fields, but he rejoins a strong secondary, which could impact the ACC's Coastal Division.
The ACC hired its first coordinator of replay officials earlier this year, but some coaches want to go a step further.
Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk tore his Achilles during offseason workouts but coach David Cutcliffe is hopeful Sirk will be ready for the opener.
Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer
Duke coach David Cutcliffe said Wednesday he is "absolutely" hopeful quarterback Thomas Sirk will be ready to play in the season opener Sept. 3. Sirk continues to be ahead of schedule in his rehab from a torn Achilles' tendon, which he injured in February. "He's a great athlete," Cutcliffe said. "He heals a lot faster than I do so I'm hopeful that we have a shot."
Duke coach David Cutcliffe talks to Travis Haney about the tough breaks endured by the team a year ago, becoming a divisional power, increased expectations and more.
Duke vs North Carolina Central Eagles
Wallace Wade Stadium - Sat 9/3