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Louisville football picked last in preseason ACC media poll

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Well that’s just, like, your opinion, man.

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The ACC’s preseason media poll for the 2019 football season was released Monday morning, and to the surprise of few, Louisville was picked to finish last in the Atlantic Division.

The Cardinals received a total of 253 points from the 173 media members who casted votes, the least of any of the 14 teams in the conference.

Here’s the full poll:

Atlantic Division
(First-place votes in parenthesis)

1. Clemson (171) – 1,209 points

2. Syracuse (2) – 913 points

3. Florida State – 753 points

4. NC State – 666 points

5. Boston College – 588 points

6. Wake Forest – 462 points

7. Louisville – 253 points

Coastal Division
(First-place votes in parenthesis)

1. Virginia (82) – 1,003 points

2. Miami (55) – 992 points

3. Virginia Tech (20) – 827 points

4. Pitt (8) – 691 points

5. Duke (6) – 566 points

6. North Carolina (1) – 463 points

7. Georgia Tech (1) – 302 points

ACC Championship Votes

  • Clemson – 170
  • Syracuse – 2
  • Virginia – 1

Louisville was picked to finish last in the Big East in each of Charlie Strong’s first two seasons on the job. In each season, the Cardinals finished with seven wins. That’s not a prediction, I’m just ... you know, I’m just sayin’.