After breaking the SEC's stranglehold on winning national championships, one could think that Florida State may take a step back. However, not many reams return the Heisman winning quarterback, five senior linemen (all of whom could garner all-conference awards), and a defense littered with potential first round draft picks. While there are some challenging opponents on this year's schedule, top Atlantic contender Clemson lost a lot of talent. The Seminoles certainly have all of the pieces to make a run at a second consecutive national championship.
Larry Fedora is set to begin his third year at North Carolina and the Tar Heels have the pieces in place to make a run at the Coastal Division championship with a chance to play the winner of the Atlantic for its first ACC championship since 1980. The Tar Heels have a great opportunity in front of them and today we will focus on four reasons the Tar Heels can win the Coastal division.
The 2013 season was a very average season for Georgia Tech. The Yellow Jackets won seven games for the second straight season, and went to a bowl game for a school record 17th straight season. After the season, quarterback Vad Lee transferred, and there were talks that Paul Johnson's job was in jeopardy. Johnson is back, hoping to improve on last season's performance, and bring the Yellow Jackets back to a bowl game for the 18th straight season.