Spring Practice Preview: ACC
Spring Practice Preview: ACC

This article is part of our Spring Practice Preview series.

I started this series last year with a look at the state of the quarterback position at each Power Five conference school. This year I'm going to broaden the scope to take a look at the most pressing skill position battle at each of those schools, rather than just the quarterbacks.

For instance, the quarterback situation is so settled at some places that it wouldn't benefit anyone for me to simply reiterate what has already been established. Put another way, when I'm talking about Clemson, you probably want to know about something other than who is going to back up Trevor Lawrence.

The ACC has a bit of a public perception problem right now. Not as much as, say, the PAC-12, but it gets billed as a one-team league where everyone's playing for second behind Clemson. While that's not entirely wrong – Clemson not winning the conference this coming year seems impossible – the ACC has plenty of interesting teams for the 2019 season and each of them have unique position battles that'll heat up this spring. 

Boston College

Position of Interest: Wide Receiver

This is never going to be a pass-heavy offense, especially when the Eagles have the luxury of handing it to AJ Dillon as much as humanly possible. But BC does still need to go to the air from time to time to keep opposing defenses honest, and there are a lot of targets up for grabs with Jeff Smith and tight end Tommy Sweeney and

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John McKechnie
John is the 2016 FSWA College Writer of the Year winner. He is a Maryland native and graduate of the University of Georgia. He's been writing for RotoWire since early 2014.
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